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Spring 2008 event - Facts and figures

Our Spring 2008 Overnight Challenge had more activity bases than any of our previous events have ever had. There were 16 hidden in the darkness of Sherwood Pines Forest Park to challenge our teams. As well as some familiar favourites from previous events there were several surprises as well.

This video shows a graphical representation of where each time was at any point during the competition, based on the times they visited each of the activity bases and controls. Each coloured spot represents a different team. The pie chart with the numbers in the centre is counting up the hours from when the first team set off.

The tables below tell you how many teams made it to each of the main activity bases as well as the other controls.

Main Activity Bases
Base
Description
Number of Visits
A On Target
(Woodland North of track junction)
23
B Big Bounce
(BBQ Car Park)
32
C Guitar Hero
(Large classroom)
32
D Child's Play
(Playground South of forest road)
45
E Delve Of Doom
(Clearing North of forest road)
46
F Zipline
(South of forest road)
35
G It's Electric
(Clearing East of forest road)
33
H Go Chimp!
(Open ground by forest road)
31
J Thick As A Plank
(Small lake)
16
K Ascension
(Railway bridge - 100m East of map circle)
31
L Blood, Sweat and Gears
(Woodland West of forest road)
33
M Crazy Catapults
(Mixed woodland South of forest road)
7
N Top Of The Pops
(Mixed woodland by forest road)
48
P Off The Rails
(Bridge over disused railway)
20
Q Flash Sing
(Open ground South of forest road)
47
R Mower Motors
(Forest track)
27

N.B. There were no bases I or O to avoid confusion with number 1 and letter D.


Other Control Points
Control
Description
Points
Number of Visits
1 Path crossing 5 24
2 Road junction 5 34
3 Eastern path crossing 10 25
4 Road . path junction 5 12
5 South of small pond 5 35
6 Path crossing 10 12
7 Vehicle track - East side 5 16
8 Vehicle track - North side 5 22
9 North of track junction. Up tree 5 1
10 Forest corner. Up tree 15 12
11 Small hill (knoll) 10 11
12 Clearing 20 11
13 Gully junction 15 25
14 Vegetation boundary 5 4
15 Gully crossing 25 16
16 Small hill (knoll) - South West side 10 4
17 Large dip in ground (depression) 10 8
18 Small dip in ground (depression) 10 4
19 Gully 10 24
20 Fence corner 10 10
21 On slope among trees 15 3
22 North of footpath 15 3
23 Corner of forest clearing 20 13
24 Small hill (knoll) 15 6
25 Small valley 10 2
26 Small forest clearing 20 12
27 By earthwall 20 1
28 Junction over vague paths 30 15
29 Alongside footpath 30 12
30 Dip in ground (depression) 30 23

 

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