Spring 2005 event - Facts and figures
Well, it was no surprise that nearly every team visited activity base A considering it was a) right next to the start and b) had no activity so was an incredibly easy fifty points. That aside, the Wood Wide Web puzzle was visited by the most number of teams followed by the legendary Apex lawnmower racing challenge (which admittedly didn't use the lawnmower much after it broke down) and the bouncy castle jumping through hoops challenge. The team in charge of the Great Escape had the quietest evening with only 17 teams trying their activity.
Looking down the list of controls, it was number 5 which had the most visitors, despite the punch going missing and having to be replaced. Clearly most of you had trouble finding number 28 as only two teams managed it. Perhaps it was the description about the vague paths that put you off!
The tables below tell you how many teams made it to each of the main activity bases as well as the other controls.
Number of Visits
|A||Castle Of Doom||64|
|B||Head For Heights||20|
|F||Wet And Wild||41|
|G||Delve Of Doom||28|
|L||Takeshi's (Bouncy) Castle||48|
|M||Wood Wide Web||53|
N.B. There was no base I to avoid confusion with number 1
Number of Visits
|2||Junction of forest roads||5||30|
|4||By major crossroads||5||22|
|5||South of small pond||5||36|
|6||Edge of clearing||10||20|
|7||Vehicle track - East side||5||19|
|8||Vehicle track - North side||5||21|
|9||By track junction||5||31|
|10||Forest corner - up tree||15||7|
|11||Small hill (knoll)||10||20|
|12||South of small footpath||20||22|
|13||South of small path||15||21|
|14||North East of track junction||5||35|
|15||Post among trees||25||10|
|16||Small hill (knoll)||10||16|
|17||Alongside small footpath||10||5|
|18||Small dip in ground (depression)||10||9|
|21||On slope among trees||15||11|
|22||North of footpath||15||4|
|23||Corner of forest clearing||20||17|
|24||Forest - between two tracks||15||3|
|25||Small valley between two forest roads||10||23|
|26||Small forest clearing||20||6|
|27||By earth wall||20||4|
|28||Junction in vague paths||30||2|
|30||Bottom of dip in ground (depression)||30||28|
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Autumn 2019 event
Our muddiest ever event as Apex visited the Ampleforth Estate for the first time.
Autumn 2018 event
A return to Bramham Park after the Apex Challenge took a year's break.
Autumn 2016 event
Three days of adventures and challenges on the Peak District's Eastern Moors.
Spring 2016 event
An unforgettable night-time challenge through the Temple Newsam estate in Leeds.
Autumn 2015 event
The exclusive Harewood House estate welcomes Apex for the first time.
Spring 2015 event
The Apex Challenge returns to Bramham Park in West Yorkshire.
Autumn 2013 event
A military theme at Strensall near York for Apex Special Ops.
Spring 2013 event
Apex returns to Sherwood Pines for a challenge during the night.
Autumn 2012 event
Returning to our first ever location to celebrate our tenth anniversary.
Spring 2012 event
A new location at Bramham Park near Leeds for the first event of 2012.
Autumn 2011 event
A thrilling three days of adventure with the hottest weekend of the year.
Spring 2011 event
The event sells out in record time for a weekend baked in sunshine!
Autumn 2010 event
Brand new activities this year included archery and rifle shooting.
Spring 2010 event
The warmest weather of the year so far for this year's spring challenge.
Autumn 2009 event
Gale force winds add to the excitement on Ilkley Moor.
Spring 2009 event
There were record levels of interest for teams to take part in this event.
Autumn 2008 event
70 teams navigate through Langdale Forest in North Yorkshire.
Spring 2008 event
A new record of 16 activity bases was waiting for our teams.
Autumn 2007 event
Centenary year sees us travel further North than ever to Ilkley Moor.
Autumn 2006 event
First ever three-day Apex sees several new event elements tried out.
Spring 2006 event
Same location but new challenges at Sherwood Pines Forest Park.
Autumn 2005 event
More prizes were given away at this event than ever before.
Spring 2005 event
The overnight event moves to a new location with dense woodland.
Autumn 2004 event
More teams and more activity bases than ever before in Burbage Valley.
Spring 2004 event
Apex Challenge opens up to teams nationwide for the first time.
Autumn 2003 event
Stanage Edge hosted our second daytime challenge event.
Spring 2003 event
Same idea as our first event but this time in the darkness!
Autumn 2002 event
More than 20 teams compete for the honour of being our first winners.