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ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Adventure Junkie team is proud to present the inaugural edition of Alpine Quest Adventure Race at Falls Creek Alpine Resort, home of ultimate summer adventures and a true year- round resort. We invite you to the race associated activities on the week 21st - 28th of January 2019.
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Greetings from Race organising committee: Alpine Quest is nearly here. Time We are looking forward to seeing to step aside from your training, you all soon in one of the best start tapering and gear packing. racing destinations - Falls Creek Alpine Resort. It has been a busy year of training and preparation for you, and for us. Be sure to have a good read We are extremely grateful to all through this program in detail and the volunteers and teams for get in touch with us if any other registering and choosing to spend details or clarifications are your Australia Day long weekend required. in the Victorian High Country at Travel safe and see you soon Alpine Quest. AQ team
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 What is it: The Alpine Quest Adventure The race is very tough, and it is Race is a navigation-based team the ultimate challenge for your event to be held on Australia Day body and your mind. No sport weekend around Falls Creek demands more concentration, Resort. physical effort and teamwork and challenges your mental The course is determined by toughness than adventure racing. control points and consists of But major accomplishments can kayaking, mountain biking, only start with a decision to try! trekking legs with some additional challenges. Teams of four will As a team you will have to decide navigate their way between where to stop and rest or eat - the checkpoints over an unmarked race clock is always ticking and wilderness course using only a never stops. map and compass. Why: There are so many spectacular The whole Alpine National park is and challenging areas and full of scenic attractions and it was amazing routes, and we would a hard call to make in order to like you to experience them. This keep the distance reasonable as is how we came to the idea to there are way too many places we create this new race. Falls Creek would like to take you to. Resort Management came on board and we got it off the ground.
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Courses: Expedition course - Accessible for newcomers - the approximately 150 km within 36 Explore course option hours timeframe plus Day 1 Accessible for less experienced (Prologue) stage (3-6 hours). racers – 36 hours- enough time to Explore course- 2 days of racing finish full course. with first day the same as Challenging for experienced Expedition Day 1 (Prologue) and teams Day 2 approximately 50 km within 10 hour timeframe. Simple logistics - just need to fly to Albury. Convenient and family friendly location of HQ -Falls Creek year- round resort with all facilities. Where is the race The course will be within the Alpine National park walks are management boundaries of considered one of the best in the Alpine Shire, East Gippsland country, it's State's largest park Shire, Alpine National park and and protects its highest Falls Creek Resort where HQ will mountains and varied alpine be. The race highest altitude is environments, it has the greatest 1849 m the lowest is 500 m above range of flora and fauna of any sea level. national park in Victoria.
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 More than 1100 native plant In higher exposed areas where species are found in the park, conditions are too severe for trees twelve of these species, including to survive, the vegetation the Bogong daisy-bush and silky changes to heathlands, alpine daisy, are found nowhere else in herb fields and grasslands, moss the world. beds and snow patch communities. These High Plains are renowned for their summer Mature alpine ash forests are wildflower displays. common as you go up the mountains, and snow gums are the predominant eucalypts in the woodlands around the snowline.
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Getting there: Falls Creek is 4 ½ hours from over an hour from Bright. No fuel Melbourne, a day’s drive from is available on mountain. Sydney and under 2 hours in the There is excellent fly/drive access car from Albury. - flights to Albury run daily from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra. Transfer is Most common access to Falls available from Albury, and with 2 Creek is via the nearby township hours for the drive leg you can be of Mount Beauty and the beautiful at the resort less than 3½ hours Kiewa Valley. Visitors to the after boarding your flight. Ovens Valley also have excellent access and Falls Creek is just
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Albury Transfer Schedule How to book Pick up - 5:00 PM, Thu, 24th Jan, Please email Albury Airport to email@example.com with subject "AQ Albury transfer" Approximate time at Falls Creek - 20:00 You will then receive invoice via email Drop off - 9:00 AM, Mon, 28th Jan, Falls Creek QT plaza to Once invoice is paid transfer is Albury Airport confirmed Approximate time at Albury Airport - 12:00 NOTE: We may not be able to accept late bookings, please finalise your booking a week prior The Cost to the race (by 17th Jan 2019) $130 per person IMPORTANT: We know some Transport includes: flights to Albury use smaller All your gear transportation. planes, please check with your There will be one of the race airline if they will be able to accept trucks to fit it all in. your bike box for your flight out and back from Albury before Both airport to HQ and back as booking. per schedule
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Event HQ The race HQ is located on Falls plenty of accommodation, cafes Creek Plaza next to QT building. and restaurants open year round. All event functions will be held within 200 meters from the HQ. Fall Creek Alpine Resort is Victoria’s premier resort with
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Official accommodation The official accommodation is as there are several other events Cedarwood apartments. If you occurring on the same weekend. have not arranged your Cedarwood apartments support accommodation, we would highly the event, so we encourage you recommend you to do so quickly to support them too. https://www.cedarwoodfallscreek.com/
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Getting around Falls Creek resort is a relatively small village, everything located within walking distance. Parking Parking is normally in village, streets. All day/night parking however due to the number of would be in the day/long term vehicles expected over the long parking off Bogong High Plains weekend, it is possible there may Road. Check sings and confirm be some temporary parking at your accommodation. restrictions enacted within the No vehicle entry costs are village streets, to allow charged during summer. emergency services to access the Race supplies, shopping The small Food Works supermarket minute supplies. Occasionally, some is located next to the race HQ and popular items such as bread are in open 10 AM-5 PM (Mon-Sat) 10AM- shortage in the evenings, and they 3PM (Sun), you can get some last- only have limited stock therefore we
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 strongly encourage you to come pre- Freeze dried meals can be a great, packed/prepared. low weight option - particularly for trekking stages where your hands are free. Order some meals online Keep in mind you may need to be using the discount code sorted before the Prologue, as you ADVENTUREJUNKIE and you’ll get could be still be racing before the them delivered to your door at 30% shop closes. off! We recommend using express post to ensure it arrives in time.
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Event schedule 8:00 PM- Gear collection Monday to 9:30 PM – Finish of gear Thursday 21-24th collection of January Saturday 26th of January Adventure Racing training week 5:00 AM – Buses departure to the start (Both Explore and Expedition) Thursday 24th of January 8:00 AM – Start both courses 5:00 PM – Transfer from Albury Airport 8:00 PM – Finish Explore, bus back to the Falls Creek Sunday 27th of January Friday 25th of January 5:00 AM – Finish of Expedition 9:30 AM – Registration start leaders 11.30 AM- Maps for the 1st day 8:00 PM – Finish closed hand over 8:00 PM – Dinner, presentation 12:00 PM – Day 1 (Prologue) start 6:00 PM – Day 1 (Prologue) Monday 28th of January finish Morning, departure of all teams 6:30 PM – Dinner, maps hand 9:00 AM Drop off service to over Albury Airport departs 7:30 PM – Briefing
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Racing environment Alpine Quest race course will take altitude. In other words, when you you from valleys to the mountains, take a normal breath of air at you will traverse ranges, pristine altitude, you will have less oxygen mountain rivers and alpine in your lungs than you would if plateaus. you were to take the same breath The bush is quite thick below the at sea level. tree line, open Alpine areas can Temperature statistics for Falls be boggy, dry water-beds can be Creek: January-February mean quick to follow, creeks and rivers maximum temperature is 17,7- with water are passable but 17.2, mean minimum 8.8-8.6, for slippery and water is fresh, rocks the lower sections of the course are slippery. the temperature statistics is mean maximum 26.1 - 25.7, mean minimum 9.6. From our Racing in higher altitude can put experience you can get some limitations on your pace, everything: freezing wet and cold especially if you are coming late stormy day turning into a really to the race HQ. Density of oxygen hot temperature a few hours after. in the air decreases in direct proportion to an increase in
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Disciplines Paddling: Day 2: will be mainly on 4wd trails Day 1 (Prologue): flat water on the with a lot of climbing and some lake. bike pushing. The roads can be Day two: moving water for both wet and muddy, some sections courses. The river has rapids up are overgrown, rocky and can get to grade 2, difficulty will depend slippery. on water level (likely to be low). Some rapids might be recommended to portage. Final Trekking/running: updates will be at the race description after pre-race check. Day one: you will have few minor off-road sections with open terrain Good skills will be advantage and some section in the Resort village. MTB: Day 1 (Prologue) : you will be Day two: trekking will be the major riding mainly in MTB park with part of the course for the singles tracks from green (easy) Expedition teams with highly to black (difficult). Dual variable terrain including off-road, suspension bikes and good skills 4wd trails, walking tracks, river can be an advantage, however, If beds, canyons and thick bush (if you're not over confident in your you choose so) and of course MTB skills, pay extra attention to scenic views. planning your route using the tracks guide, so that you can avoid more technical options if you wish to do so.
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Navigation/Maps Alpine Quest race is a navigation 3 maps will be given at the start of based event. The Day 1 the leg: (Prologue) will have a few route • the first running rogaine choices and navigational (Day 1), challenges to negotiate. The Day • paddling/trekking leg map 2 has not as many route choices (Day 1). but those that exist can be critical. Using your teams strong sides • Day 2 orienteering map for can give a significant advantage the leg 4 will be given at the in your route planning. Transition area (Expedition course only). In this event teams will have 4 styles of maps: a village scheme, specifically prepared improved Topographical maps will have topographical map of the resort, magnetic declination of 12 MTB bike paths scheme as a degrees and their scale is complimentary to determine 1:25,000. Overall the second day difficulty of trails, general course consists of 7 x A3 maps topographical map, foot plus one A4 map for Expedition orienteering standards map for a course teams. smaller section of the course. Orienteering maps will have Each team will receive two sets of different scale indicated on them maps. One set is fully waterproof, other one needs to be protected.
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Race course Tough, variable and technical will The order of legs is compulsory be the best 3 words to describe while the order of checkpoints is Alpine Quest course. optional within the leg. The prologue will offer cloverleaf - The second day will start with rogaine style of course, when about 2-hour bus shuttle to the teams will have an opportunity to start line, where teams launch explore the best sections of Falls their journey back to Falls Creek. Creek resort. The race will commence by 30 seconds split start in the order of the first day results (e.g. a team who finished first on the first day The first leg will be a short run starts first, then a team who section in the village with the map finished second will start in 30 given at the start line. second after the first team and so on). The first leg is a spectacular The second leg will be a mountain downriver paddle, then teams will bike course (again to collect CPs change over to their mountain in any order) which will take bike gear. teams to the lake, where they jump into their kayaks and have a paddle rogaining loop with some Mountain bike leg will take them trekking involved. to higher elevation where Explore Back on their bikes to get 1 more course will do a shorter trekking checkpoint to finish it off at the leg and finish their race, while Plaza. Expedition course teams proceed further into a long hard overnight
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 trek with some tough navigational Order of legs is compulsory, and choices. order of checkpoints is compulsory as well, except water After the trek it will be some rogaine. Details will be given at orienteering based water rogaine the race description. at the daylight followed by another ride to the finish. Course cut off/ Short course Day 1 (Prologue) course will not During Day 2 course Expedition have any cut off times. teams will be required to follow Short course if they fail to arrive to the certain point of the course by Day 2 course will have 2 cut off certain time. Details will be given times for Expedition course which at the race description. will be determined in the course description. Explore course will not have any cut off.
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Ranking Ranking is calculated as sum of Every missing CP on Day 1 times of two racing days. (Prologue) will result in 1-hour time penalty (both Expedition and Team must finish the course of Explore) both days together to be ranked. Every missing CP on Day 2 will Short course teams will be ranked result in 4 hours penalty for behind Full course teams. Explore and 6 hours penalty for Unranked teams: Expedition If one or two members of a team Usage of SPOT tracker withdraw from the race, the rest of emergency button or Satellite the team is allowed to proceed on phone will result in unranked a full course as unranked team. status. Team may be able to continue racing as unranked. Race logistics The Day 1 (Prologue) distance is paddle stickers on and place any a loop course, you will need to other gear/food you're planning to drop your kayaking gear at the use for this leg. After the finish of boat ramp (location is bellow the leg please place all your gear on a map) before the start, adjust into your kayaking bag with your your boat, put a kayak sticker on, number tag on it and strap (pack)
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 all your paddles together, so that boxes have to be packed into one nothing gets lost while we pack truck. Explore course finish bags kayaks for the next day. have to go to the same truck. This truck will have a sign (Gear boxes & Finish bags) on it. Please report If you would like to retrieve your your team to the marshal when gear yourself after the finish you you're loading your boxes. can do so, please report to the marshal in the TA, when you're collecting the gear, alternatively The bike boxes are needed to be we will bring kayaking bags after loaded into another 3 trucks. 6 PM back to the HQ. Please report your team to the marshal when you're loading your bikes. The Day 2 will involve gear transportation as the course is almost 100% linear. The gear box Please do not pack any liquid into (Expedition course teams), your bike boxes and keep them as kayaking gear bag, bike boxes light as possible. Use «kayaking and finish bag will be delivered by gear bag» to pack all other stuff. organisers to certain transition areas according to logistics matrix. All boxes and bags need Follow race logistics matrix to find to have your team number sticker out where you will have access to or tag provided in event bag. the boxes. All boxes should be packed and At every transition area please loaded into the trucks by 9.30 PM pack your box and load it into the Friday. Expedition course gear truck marshal is directing you to.
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Logistics Day 1
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Logistics Day 2
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Transition areas The Day 1 (Prologue) will have Day 2 will have 3 transition areas one Transition area - next to the with the following facilities: boat ramp. The only facilities Porta loo/public (very basic) there will be the toilets and toilets, emergency water. We expect teams to fill up their Water will be available in all TAs. bottles/bladders prior to the race. TA 2 will have a shelter. In case of bad weather, we will have gazebos available for teams to get changed. Gear list Every team and competitor in equipment is required only on Alpine Quest should carry kayaking stage). mandatory equipment. Apart from all-time mandatory equipment, there are items required only on specific stages (i.e., kayak
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Mandatory gear: ALL TIME EQUIPMENT: (list repeats website information, the only difference is the Satellite phone provided to Expedition course teams) All time equipment will have to travel with you at all time, when Bike box of specific dimensions - you are out on the course racing per person. Satellite Tracker - 1 per team, Length: 140cm (55in), Width: provided by organisers. 30cm (12in), Height: 80cm (32in) Satellite phone in the pelican Bike box will have 30 kg limit (with case- 1 per team, provided by all your bike gear in) organisers. (only Expedition course) NEW UPDATE First aid kit – 1 per team. (two Gear box - 1 per team, only crepe bandages, adhesive tape, Expedition course. We require a wound dressing and six adhesive specific box so we can stack dressings, triangular bandage), during transportation: other personal medication such Dimensions: 829 x 530 x 384mm. as painkillers, etc. We strongly encourage carrying heavy crepe Kayak gear bag - 1 per team. Big bandages as snakes are going to enough to fit all your team be an issue in the middle of the paddling gear. Expedition and summer and a lot of them are very Explore. active. Paddles bag - 1 per team. Or Whistle – per person. some arrangement to tighten four paddles up together for the Compass – per person. transportation. Expedition and Water resistant torch with Explore. sufficient batteries – per person. Finish bag - 1 per team, Explore Wind and waterproof jacket – course only. The bag to put any per person. extra gear/food you need at the finish line.
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Thermal top long sleeve could MTB STAGES be either in backpack or on you – per person. Mountain bike – per person. Survival emergency blanket – Rear and front lights with per person. sufficient batteries – per person. Water bottle or bladder minimum Helmet – per person. 1.5 l – per person. Repair kit – 1 per team. Set of maps, descriptions with (minimum two tubes, pump and listed emergency contacts tire levers) (provided by organisers) – 1 per team. Mobile phone (Telstra) – 1 per KAYAKING STAGES team. Kayak – 2 per team, provided by organisers. Additionally, if the weather forecast will be below 10 degrees PFD – per person, not provided – overnight or inclement weather pre-arranged hire is available $5 expected we may add into the all- per PFD. time mandatory gear list: Double paddle – per person, not Water and wind proof pants – provided - hire is available $5 per per person. paddle. Fleece top – per person. Footwear – per person. There will be some CPs where you need Long tights – per person. to walk to get them. Balaclava, buff or beanie – per Throw bag - 2 per team. person. White water helmet - per person - hire is available at Peakadventure.com.au
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Recommended equipment Your limited edition Alpine Quest Moxie Gaiters will be provided to all teams Apart from mandatory equipment above it is recommended to consider carrying items on the Trekking poles suggested equipment list: Map board – 2 per team, can be Sunscreen hired or bought from Adventurejunkie.com.au by prior Sunglasses arrangement. Sufficient nutrition Full repair kit – 1 per team, (in Electrolyte drinks preventing addition to minimal list it is advised to have multi tool, chain Dry bag – per person. breaker, spare chain links, patches). Long tights Bike computer – 2 per team. Balaclava, buff or beanie Bike gloves – per person. Gloves Insect repellents We will have gear checks during Waterproof map case the race. Missing of mandatory Gaiters – per person. equipment will result in penalty ranging from 30 min to 4 hours
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Kayaks 2 Double CTR Spirit Sit-on-top your boats. Adjust steering and boats are supplied to all teams. place a sticker with your team Boats will be available on the boat number on the boats. ramp in the morning. Once you On the Day 2 you will be using the completed your registration, same boats. please proceed to TA and receive Paddles, PFDs, white water helmets If you have hired PFD and/or Hired white water helmets will be paddle, they will be available for available for collection at the collection on the boat ramp too. Race HQ. Hire had to be arranged Only pre-arranged paddles and with Peak Adventure in advance. PFD will be available. If you have If you have not arranged a helmet not booked them yet, please and wish to do so please contact contact us ASAP to arrange a Jarad Kohlar directly hire. (peakadventure.com.au).
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 On - site Registration Every competitor needs to - Pass gear check (more present himself at the on-site details further). registration. Registration - Pass competency check procedure will consist of the (more details further). following steps: - Do a team photo with our event photographer. - Sign up a waiver form. - Receive SPOT device - Check your team name, instructions. participants details. - Receive event bag. - Fill out team profile (if not filled up earlier) Gear check Please present the following - Compass items for the pre-race inspection - Emergency blanket (note, all compulsory gear items - First aid kit (we're going to have to be carried as per gear list pay extra attention to the and gear check might happen snake bandages). during the race at any stage): - White water helmets - Throw bags - Head torch - Waterproof jacket
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Competency check Competency check will be held in the form of written questionnaire dedicated to the topics of general strategy, navigation and first aid. Kayaks set up Once you complete registration please proceed to the boat ramp and set up your kayak and drop your gear. Parking is limited at the area, so we strongly encourage to take no more than 1 car per team. Maps Day 1 (Prologue) handout Maps will be given out at 12.30 PM, 30 minutes before the start to all teams in one time. We recommend coming down to the start ready to go by this time.
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Briefing, dinner, maps handout for the Day 2 Maps for the second day of the The race briefing will be held in race will be handed out at 6.30 QT building conference room at PM prior to the start of the dinner 7:30 PM. During the briefing last- (participants dinner is included minute instructions will be given into the entry fee. If any of your and all questions teams might family/friends wish to join it, have will be answered. We will try please book it with us and pay by to make it as short as possible to cash during on-site registration, allow more time for packing. the cost is $30pp). Gear collection Gear boxes (Expedition course according to logistics matrix. All teams only), bike boxes, kayak gear needs to be handed out and bags and finish bags (Explore packed into the trucks by 9.30 PM course teams only) will be Friday. Trucks will be located at delivered to the Transition areas the parking next to the Plaza.
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Start The Day 1 (Prologue) starts and at the start. Only a few porta-loo finishes in the resort, race HQ. toilets will be present. Make sure you fill up your bladders before departure and have food with you, Day 2 course will involve catching it's about 2 hours drive to the start. a bus. There are limited facilities Finish Day 2 Explore course The finish will be in a remote area. so they can get changed while Basic facilities will be available, waiting for the transfer back to the such as shelter, water, and we resort. Teams will be transported plan to provide a BBQ. Teams will by bus/cars back to Falls Creek. have their finish bags delivered,
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Finish Day 2 Expedition course Finish of Expedition course will be at the Falls Creek resort at the main plaza, where the race HQ is. Come down and welcome in teams who come in after you. Presentation, dinner Presentation will be held either like the join, the cost is $30 pp and outside or inside (weather it should be confirmed and paid by permitting). Buffet dinner is cash during on-site registration provided as a part entry fee. If Friday morning. your family, crew members would
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Prizes and categories Both courses will have Premier Mixed, Female and Male team Given we are racing on Australia categories. The category winner Day, we will have a special prize will be announced if at least one for the ‘Most Aussie’ team judged team reaches the finish line, if by our race director. This could more than 4 teams are racing take any form, so be creative....or then 2nd and 3rd podium finishers just Aussie. will be called. Team list
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Team profiles: We would like to get Adventure screen. We have sent you the racing growing and make Alpine questions, they will not take you Quest spectator friendly. It is much time but allow following to much nicer when dot watchers be more inclusive. We would can check out all team names and strongly encourage to do it ASAP short Bios, to find out who these so you do not have to spend super heroes are rather than to valuable time filling it out during have just a dot on the on-site registration. Race timing Electronic timing will be used with their timing tag. It will be during the race. demonstrated, and an explanation given at the on-site registration. Each checkpoint will be equipped with 1 or 2 timing stations, each participant will need to wear a Day 1 (Prologue) tags will be timing tag fastened on their wrist provided in the registration bag, with a band provided. Each Day 2 timing tags will be given at participant has to visit each check the start of the second day. point and record their visit by At the finish timing tags need to pressing the button of the station be handed in to race marshals. If
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 you lose/broke your timing tag during the race you should inform race officials in the nearest transition area and obtain a new timing tag from them. Penalties may be applied for lost timing tags. On-line tracking/Live website The race will have online tracking It will be different trackers for the system during both days. All Day 1 (Prologue) and Day 2. teams will have to carry a tracker - for Day 1 (Prologue) GSM as a part of their compulsory trackers will be used equipment. The tracker will be transmitting team's position - For Day 2 Satellite trackers during the race. It is a part of (SPOT devices) will be used event safety as well as event on- Team captain/other member has line coverage. The map with to collect a race tracker prior to position of all teams will be the race start of each day and available on-line for your friends give it back at the finish (or and relatives to track your nearest Transition area in case of progress. DNF). This is the team's
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 responsibility to receive and Use hashtag #AlpinequestFC to return trackers. get latest updates on social media and please use it in your posts Alpinequest.com.au too. will be gathering all event updates and live tracking. Satellite phones Each Expedition course team will The satellite phone will have to be be supplied with a satellite phone carried in a dedicated waterproof case, please allow space in your to use in case of an emergency backpack for that. along with your tracker on the Day 2. This is another part of your compulsory equipment and we're During on-site registration teams heavily relying on it should will receive instructions and a communication in an emergency protocol to use in case of be required. emergency.
ALPINEQUEST.COM.AU 25-28TH OF JANUARY 2019 Insurance The event has it's own public option which could cost you many liability insurance, but it is not your thousands of dollars. personal accident insurance. We would highly recommend to check that your Ambulance cover is updated and arrange relevant The race course will take you to international insurance if you're some remote areas which are coming from overseas. highly inaccessible. Depending on the situation a helicopter rescue may be the only rescue Training week Will be held from 21st to 24th of January. If you have not booked your spot yet, you still can. Paddling, Navigation, AR tactic. Brought by PeakAdventure. Registration and details: http://www.alpinequest.com.au/training
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