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Major safety equipment needed for challenges which is not explicitly stated as required gear will be provided if needed, but participants must bring any and all other items they feel will be necessary to compete (backpacks, medical kits, food, water, medical texts, clothing, gear, etc.).

Required Team Equipment

  • Orienteering compass
  • Knife with minimum 2" locking blade
  • Writing Instrument (i.e. pen)
  • Waterproof Map Bag
  • Patient transport system
  • Medical Kit* containing basic first aid supplies and whatever the team deems appropriate and necessary for patient treatment.

*Example First Aid Supplies may include (but are not limited to): Tensor Bandage, Closure Bandages (butterfly), Adhesive Tape, Antibiotic Ointment, Gauze Roll, Tweezers/Scissors, Antibiotic Ointment, Anti-Inflammatory Tablets, CPR mask

Required Individual Equipment

  • Race Number Jersey (supplied)
  • Whistle
  • Lighter & matches
  • Light source and extra batteries
  • Emergency blanket
  • Adequate food and 1 litre water container
  • Suitable clothing for conditions - layering recommended
  • A sense of adventure

Forbidden Equipment

  • GPS system or other electronic means of navigation
  • Cell phones, Pagers, PDAs, Pace meters or Radios, Walkie-Talkies
  • Any map not provided by race staff
  • Any means of transportation not provided or authorized by race staff

Gear Rentals

No gear will be needed for rental this year.

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