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Spring 2012 event - Facts and figures

This table shows how many teams made it to each of the activity bases and other controls.

Activity Bases
Number of Visits
ADuck Busters (Most easterly pond)5049
BWet 'n' Wild (Lake)5046
CTotal Shambles (Old quarry)5075
DAll The Fun Of The Fair (Grass area)5071
EThe Big Puzzle (Small plantation)5077
FMud, Sweat And Gears (Field corner)5070
GSupersledge (Grassy slope)5069
HOn Target (Woodland track)5030
JTower Up (Disused water tower)5074
KThe Energy Centre (Roundhouse)5058
LMinefield (Track over stream)5053
MUFO Frisbee (Edge of field)5081
NEx-streamly Remote (Track over stream)5064
PTemple Lockdown (Mysterious temple)5074

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

Control Points
Number of Visits
01Fence corner1032
02Log over stream1026
03Below rocky outcrop2536
04Behind tree525
05Tiny archway1526
06Natural bridge over stream3036
07Charred tree stump529
08Up tree527
09Wooden fence corner1069
10Under bridge1531
11Tree over ruined wall2034
14Ruined building2047
15Dip in the ground2050
16Dead tree1029
17Fallen log2016
18Pond - south side2542
19Brick foundations3035
20Obelisk - south side3068
21Large trees by gate2541
22Stream junction3024
23Brick foundations2522
24Watery hole in the wall2548
25Under pylon3027
B1Bonus control 1055
B2Bonus control 2064
X1Apex chaser 1-254
X2Apex chaser 2-253
X3Apex chaser 3-251
X4Apex chaser 4-250


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Event Map

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Our muddiest ever event as Apex visited the Ampleforth Estate for the first time.

Autumn 2018 event.

Autumn 2018 event

A return to Bramham Park after the Apex Challenge took a year's break.

Autumn 2016 event.

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Spring 2016 event.

Spring 2016 event

An unforgettable night-time challenge through the Temple Newsam estate in Leeds.

Autumn 2015 event.

Autumn 2015 event

The exclusive Harewood House estate welcomes Apex for the first time.

Spring 2015 event.

Spring 2015 event

The Apex Challenge returns to Bramham Park in West Yorkshire.

Autumn 2013 event.

Autumn 2013 event

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Spring 2013 event.

Spring 2013 event

Apex returns to Sherwood Pines for a challenge during the night.

Autumn 2012 event.

Autumn 2012 event

Returning to our first ever location to celebrate our tenth anniversary.

Spring 2012 event.

Spring 2012 event

A new location at Bramham Park near Leeds for the first event of 2012.

Autumn 2011 event.

Autumn 2011 event

A thrilling three days of adventure with the hottest weekend of the year.

Spring 2011 event.

Spring 2011 event

The event sells out in record time for a weekend baked in sunshine!

Autumn 2010 event.

Autumn 2010 event

Brand new activities this year included archery and rifle shooting.

Spring 2010 event.

Spring 2010 event

The warmest weather of the year so far for this year's spring challenge.

Autumn 2009 event.

Autumn 2009 event

Gale force winds add to the excitement on Ilkley Moor.

Spring 2009 event.

Spring 2009 event

There were record levels of interest for teams to take part in this event.

Autumn 2008 event.

Autumn 2008 event

70 teams navigate through Langdale Forest in North Yorkshire.

Spring 2008 event.

Spring 2008 event

A new record of 16 activity bases was waiting for our teams.

Autumn 2007 event.

Autumn 2007 event

Centenary year sees us travel further North than ever to Ilkley Moor.

Autumn 2006 event.

Autumn 2006 event

First ever three-day Apex sees several new event elements tried out.

Spring 2006 event.

Spring 2006 event

Same location but new challenges at Sherwood Pines Forest Park.

Autumn 2005 event.

Autumn 2005 event

More prizes were given away at this event than ever before.

Spring 2005 event.

Spring 2005 event

The overnight event moves to a new location with dense woodland.

Autumn 2004 event.

Autumn 2004 event

More teams and more activity bases than ever before in Burbage Valley.

Spring 2004 event.

Spring 2004 event

Apex Challenge opens up to teams nationwide for the first time.

Autumn 2003 event.

Autumn 2003 event

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Spring 2003 event.

Spring 2003 event

Same idea as our first event but this time in the darkness!

Autumn 2002 event.

Autumn 2002 event

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