Info: New entries for this event closed on Monday 31st May 2021.
START/PARKING: Pitstone Memorial Hall, Pitstone. LU7 9EY. Grid. SP 937 155. There is limited parking at the hall, so if full please use the surrounding roads and park considerately. OR you can park anywhere else on the route if its more convenient for you, please also park considerately in that area.
OBJECT: THIS IS A MAP READING EVENT. You must complete a set of questions at known grid references by plotting your own course on foot through these points. The route is of your own choosing and must use bridleways, public footpaths, permissive paths and public roads to achieve the challenge. Three circular routes are available, a 13mile route, an 18mile route and a 26mile route.
GRID-QUESTION SHEET: Grid-Question sheet will be available, PLEASE CHECK your confirmation email for more details, but there is NO GPX files (as you map your own route)
MAPS: O/S Land-ranger 165 OR O/S Explorer 181 (recommended) are needed to cover all routes.
ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT: The event is entirely unsupported. There are no refreshments, no checkpoints and no marshals on the way round. Bring your own refreshments. The routes will pass through villages, so refreshment may be available but don’t count on it. Much depends upon when you do the event and the Covid-19 rules at that time. Please bring your selected Grid/Question sheet, a map, a cover and a pen or pencil to record the information. A Face Mask and hand sanitiser (relating to Covid-19) is essential.
RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT: Refreshment, Torch (if finishing after dark), mobile phone, first aid kit, waterproof jacket and trousers, waterproof covers for map and Grid/Question sheet.
AWARDS: This is not a race and there are no prizes, but entrants who complete the event can Edit their Entry in SiEntries and input their time taken for a certificate which will then be e-mailed to you (if email is provided). If you e-mail the answers (grid/question sheet) + address to firstname.lastname@example.org a Chiltern Kanter badge will be sent to you. This event is part of the new triple challenge with the Hannington Hike and the Pick and Mix, when a certificate and badge will be awarded when all 3 are completed.
FOOD/DRINK: This is entirely unsupported, so you need to supply your own
CANCELLATION: The event is an ANYTIME CHALLENGE between set dates and can be done at your leisure without any real need to cancel. But a £2.00 admin fee will be charged on cancellation.
ENTRIES ARE NOT TRANSFERABLE AND THERE WILL BE NO SUBSTITUTIONS
This is ONLY open to LDWA members