Index of Blog Posts

Them’s the Rules

Posted on 12/12/2016 by Chris At the most recent meeting of the NSW Rogaining Association Committee the issue of mis-punching electronic controls was discussed. By default the event

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Ultraveterans

What a great event was the Woronora Pipe Dreams Rogaine. Excellent map, fine conditions and some refined control placement. Today, comparing the 1:20,000 map with

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Wonder Compass

Buy the new compass.While stocks last. NSW Rogaining has teamed up with to create a revolutionary new “wonder” compass. A traditional compass, in the hands

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Nobel Nyctophobia

Julian Ledger – 6 July 2019 So swiftly the sun sets in the sky You rise up and say goodbye to no one Fools rush

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A Tale of The Deceptive Lands

The Story Behind the Australasian Rogaining Championships 2020, May 9-10  “30 Years Ago; The Story begins…” writes SA Rogaining Association’s Chief Conspirator Jenny Casanova, “…on

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Course-setting Workshops

On the 3rd January I suggested on Facebook that, depending on interest in our rogaining community, we could run some training for course setters What

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Blisters for Vistas

The Socialgaine was developed to give the regular rogainer a different perspective on the environment. ¼ way between the, all urbane Metrogaine and the largely

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Winter Wrap 2015

Winter wrap Now is the winter of our discontent Made glorious summer by three fabulous rogaines With apologies to Shakespeare and Richard 3rd. Despite Sydney’s

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Volunteer Rewards

Volunteer Rewards The following volunteers have earned a free entry to a Rogaine and are eligible to redeem this before the date listed.   Check out

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My 20 years of rogaining

Posted on 12/03/2015 by Chris Stevenson I felt motivated to write to let everyone know that the 2014 Socialgaine held last Sunday represents 20 years

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Cheating?

Posted on 8/08/2015 by Chris Stevenson The rules of rogaining are pretty explicit: R7. Navigational Aids (a) The only navigational aids that may be carried

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My Blind Date with Danny

Posted on 23/05/2016 by Chris Stevenson The Autumngaine at Tarlo river found me partnerless, so I tried our partner finding service. I first tried hooking

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Snogaine – 7th August

Posted on 24/06/2016 by Andy Simpson After a bit of arm twisting by some ACT rogainers the NSW Ski-orienteering event at Perisher on 7th August

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The Perfect Event

The Perfect Event

Posted on 10/09/2016 by Chris Stevenson I am quite excited about the forthcoming NSW champs. I was wondering why I am excited and I reckon

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What? You missed it?

Posted on 17/10/2016 by Chris Stevenson The NSW Championship last weekend was an event not to be missed, if you didn’t make it you missed out

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Funny Moments in Rogaining

[Due to a server failure in Aug-2019 we have restored this historic post] Posted on 10/12/2016 by Chris Stevenson Hi. It’s the off season for

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Them’s “The Rules”

[Due to a server failure in Aug-2019 we have restored this historic post] Posted on 12/12/2016 by Chris Stevenson At the most recent meeting of

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The End of an Era

Posted on 08/05/2017 by Chris Stevenson It’s the end of an era. Welcome to the era of Teslin. Teslin, for those of you not up

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Fenceageddon

Posted on 19/06/2017 by Chris Stevenson “Never in the field of human competition was so many fences crossed by so few competitors” (Sorry Winston.) The 2017

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Trev’s Puzzle

Posted on 06/11/2017 by Chris Stevenson Finally, a small puzzle… Dave Williams nominated as his favourite place on the course, “the dramatic knife-edge spur above

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Night Navigation

[Due to a server failure in Aug-2019 we have restored this historic post] Posted on 27/02/2018 by Chris Stevenson With the Navigation Workshop coming up

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