Saturday 8th November

Event Results available here.

This is our major event for the year and will offer courses of 6 hours and 12 hours.

The map provides a variety of route choices covering forest, bush and pastoral country on privately owned farmland and State Forest to the north of Buckland.

The course setters are Ross Kelly, Ian Woolford, Nick Bowden and Barry Abbott. The terrain is primarily undulating dry sclerophyll forest, but there are areas of dense vegetation and some steep gullies to challenge your navigation skills.

Event Details

Full event information is available here.

Both events commence at 10am.

Moonlight will be available on the 12 hour course, weather permitting.

The event is for teams of between 2 and 5 people, no individual entries allowed.

The usual hash house will be set up, with meals provided.

Entry

Entry is now open via EntryHub 

The entry fee is adults $50, concession (students, pensioners) $35 and families $100. Payment options are PayPal, Credit Card (via PayPal), Bank Transfer or Cheque.

The closing date for entries will be Sunday 2nd November at 11pm

Entries for Rogaining Tasmania's first event for 2015 have now closed.

Event results can be downloaded here, with a full event write up here.

The event was held in the Sandford area south-east of Hobart between Lauderdale and the South Arm Neck. The map will extend from Ralphs Bay in the west to Frederick Henry Bay in the east. A feature is the extensive Tangara Trail network.

The event was held on March 1

MTBNav-Metro from Rosny on Sunday 7th December 2014

A Rogaine with the options of three or six hours duration, either on bike or on foot. It is a Team event for two to five people where participants devise their own route to collect as many points as possible in the time available by visiting control points identified on a map. For this event the map area covers the Domain and Cornelian Bay on the Western Shore, and from Geilston Bay to Howrah on the Eastern Shore. Traversing the Tasman Bridge is included.

Being a suburban area, there are many opportunities to visit a café along the way. If a Team finds the riding or walking too tiring it is just a matter of staying in the flatter areas, or returning to the assembly area at any time. One aim of the event is to have participants visit as many tracks in bush reserves as feasible. Riders may only ride on formed roads, tracks and paths, whilst walkers can go wherever access is legitimate. Much of the riding will be on hard surfaces such as roads where safe practices are important. If you like mountain bike riding, or enjoy extended walks, the event offers a unique and interesting way to gain your exercise.

Assembly, start and finish are at the Scout Hall in Loinah Road, Rosny near the Clarence Pool. Start of the six hour is 10.00am - maps available 8.30am - and start of the three hour is 12.30pm - maps available 11.00am. Finish for the three hour is 3.30pm and finish for the six hour is 4.00pm. Light refreshments will be provided at assembly from about 3.00pm, with presentations at around 4.30pm.

Each control features a question to be answered from the multiple choices on the answer sheet. Controls have different point values between 10 and 90. Devising a route that is within the capabilities of the Team while maximising points collection is part of the challenge.

Entries open on Monday 3/11/14 and close at midnight on Wednesday 3/12/14 and can only be submitted and paid for through the online Entryhub system.

Cost is $35 per person, or $25 per person for a full time student aged 25 years or under, and includes the light refreshments afterwards. There are no late entries nor enter-on-the-day for this event. Enquiries may be directed to Mark Hey at or on 6272 7233.

Acton Park, Tasmania

Saturday 22 March, 2014

 

VIEW EVENT RESULTS HERE

 

There's also a write up of the event here.

Event Overview

Rogaining Tasmania welcomes potential participants to the Acton 4Hr MTBNav and Foot Rogaines to be held on Saturday March 22nd, 2014. These rogaines may be completed either on a mountain bike (MTBNav) or on foot.

The Course area extends from Seven Mile Beach to Sandford and will include map areas not used in previous rogaines. This area has some beautiful coastline, hills and trails, and the map will make the best use of the wonderful Tangara trail network that weaves throughout the area.

There are some coastal sections of the map which are only rideable at lower tides. Current tide predictions for Hobart are for a low tide at 7am, and a high tide at 1.30pm and so we will be having an earlier start to the event to maximise opportunities to utilise these areas.

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 With the chance to ride hard and compete for placings, or take it easy and enjoy a scenic stroll/ride with maybe a stop for a cup of coffee along the way, this course will have something to offer everyone.

Event Timing

The Start and finish of the event will be at the Roche’s Beach Car Park near the Lauderdale Yacht Club. 

Key times are as follows:

    • Registration & maps available                             8:45am
    • Pre-event briefing                                              9.45am
    • Event Start                                                      10.00am
    • Event Finish                                                      2:00pm
    • Rogaining Tasmania AGM                             2:15pm
    • Event Presentations                                           2:30pm

Light refreshments will be available from 1.30 pm 

Entry Details

Entries are now closed. Enquiries may be directed to John Dawson, , or phone 0429 194 125.

 

For full details on the event, including the background to rogaining and mountain bike rogaining, please download the Event Information Sheet.

 

Saturday 9 November 2013

Event Results Here

Event Overview

There will be both 6 and 12 hour options offered for this traditional rogaine event in the Mt Murray area near Triabunna.

 

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The area is similar to that used in a previous event back in 2002. The area is mostly farmland with some bush and very good coastal scenery. There will be a half moon on the night of the 9th which may be of some help.

The Hash House will be situated adjacent to the shearing shed on the Grindstone property. To get there travel approx 7 km north of Triabunna on the Tasman Highway and turn right onto Grindstone Road. Follow Grindstone Road for approx 3.5 km to the Hash House. Camping is available near the Hash House on both the Friday and Saturday nights (departure by lunchtime Sunday) and there is a toilet and bathroom available.

Map: A2 size, Scale 1:25000, 10 metre contours overlaid on satellite ground image.

 

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Event Timetable

Registration and maps available from 7:30 am.

Maps will be available at the time of registration.

Help for novices will be available at time of registration.

Event briefing at 9:45 am.

Start for both events is at 10 am.

Finish of 6 hour event at 4 pm and the results announced around 4;30 pm.

Finish of 12 hour event at 10 pm and the results announced around 10:30 pm.

Event Costs and Registration

Entries are now closed.

For Further Information

If you have any queries about the event please contact Rod Bilson at or phone 0419 376599.

 

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