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Autumn 2012 event - Facts and figures

These tables show how many teams made it to each of the activity bases and other controls.

Friday: Apex Intense
Control Description
Number of visits
1 Tunnel 30 23
2 Log over stream 20 31
3 Under footbridge 20 28
4 Tree beside river 20 40
5 Oddly shaped tree 40 19
6 Old wooden post 10 24
7 Bushy tree 10 55
8 Large flat boulder 40 21
9 Gate 10 9
10 Pine tree among rocks 10 38
11 Under footbridge 30 70
12 Below boulders 60 36


Saturday: Main Event Activity Bases
Number of visits
ASlip 'n' Slide (Slope by stream bend.)5059
BGet Down (Quarry.)5058
CTunnel Vision (Tunnel, south side.)5080
DRandom Fling (Woodland east of footpath.)5070
EBoulder Dash (Rocky outcrop.)5087
FAirforce One (Field by car park.)5069
GTop Gear (Barn.)5081
HVenice 5 Trap (Quarry bottom.)5069
JThe Ascent (Quarry.)5046
KOn Target (Forest clearing.)5083
LIt's all Mine (Mine workings.)5064
M (North end of car park.)5061
NRocket Man (Woodland gorge.)5075
PBlood, sweat and gears (Beside track, north of gate.)5073
QThe Pinnacle (Rock pinnacle.)5025

N.B. There was no base I to avoid confusion with number 1 or base O to avoid confusion with letter D.

Saturday: Main Event control points
Number of visits
01Stream bend.2549
02Among large boulders.2545
03Among boulders, top of hill.206
04Stream bend.2028
05Boulders, west of Mother Cap.3037
06Old wooden post.569
07Bushy tree.566
08Large flat boulder.1046
09Silver tree.2059
10Cliff bottom, among boulders.1039
11Wall junction.2523
12Middle tree.2015
13Fence junction, broken.104
14Pine tree, SE side.1015
15Edge of lake.517
16Wall opening.3013
17Big bushy tree.1543
18Wall, broken.2052
19Up tree.1532
20Fallen tree.1016
21Wooden post.1041
22Foot of tree.3033
23Fence corner.2019
24Fence corner.2035
25Tree, north of path.1554
26Tree by wall junction.2062
27Wall corner.2063
28Silver birch tree.2534
29Above rocky outcrop.3036
30Wall end.306
B1Tree by wall.071
B2Wall corner.082


Saturday Main Event map

Event Map

On Sunday teams had to try to catch natives in four hidden zones:

Sunday: Head Hunters
Name (Zone)
Times caught
1/1 Russell 25 30
1/2 Hazel 25 71
1/3 Holly 25 58
1/4 Ash 25 34
1/5 Woody 25 20
2/1 Cliff 25 82
2/2 Ben 25 81
2/3 Andy 25 77
2/4 Jade 25 82
2/5 Don Snow 25 82
3/1 Flo 25 94
3/2 Eddy 25 91
3/3 Serge 25 92
3/4 Nile 25 90
3/5 Noah 25 90
4/1 Fern 25 45
4/2 Daisy 25 80
4/3 Pete 25 82
4/4 Rose 25 81
4/5 Hyacinth 25 87
Parrot Paddy the Parrot 60 51


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