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Recce Mission

April 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am

R1375 - R1750

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The Recce Mission events all start and finish at the Fort Highland Recce Base on the edge of the Eastern Escarpment near Dullstroom in Mpumalanga. To complete the Recce Mission, mountain bikers or trail runners need to :

– Complete the physically and mentally tough Recce Mission within the allocated time
– Pass through several checkpoints (called CPs) along the routes
– Pass a number of strategic targets along the routes
– MTB riders or Trail Runners who do not make any of the time cut-offs have failed the mission. These MTB riders and Trail Runners can continue as Jammies, or they will be extracted and Returned-to-Unit (RTU).

 

Discipline Event Callsign Cut-off Distance Elevation Gain
MTB MTB Mission 22/200/4000 22 hrs 220 km 4000 m
Trail Running Trail Mission 24/100/3000 24 hrs 100 km 3000 m
Trail Running & MTB Dual Mission 25/200/5000 24 hrs 200 km 5000 m

Categories

Mountain bikers or trail runners can participate in the Recce Mission in four categories:

‘Heavy’ or solo
‘Small Team’ of 2 people
‘Assault Team 3’ of 3 people
‘Assault Team 4’ of 4 people

 

MTB Mission

Mountain bikers will cover more than 200 km on tar, district, railway service, forest and farm roads, as well as Jeep track and single track.
The total elevation gain is approximately 4000 meters with the minimum altitude at 1200 meters ASL and the highest point at 2332 meters ASL. The route comprises three legs with similar distances and elevation gain.
The MTB Mission route has several cut-offs along the route and mountain bikers have 22 hours to complete the MTB Mission.

Trail Mission

Trail runners will cover just below 100 km on mostly farm roads and Jeep, mountain and river single track, as well as cattle tracks.
The total elevation gain is approximately 3000 meters with the altitude varying between 1200 to 2000 meters ASL. The route comprises four legs.
The Trail Mission route has several cut-offs along the route and trail runners have 24 hours to complete the mission.

Dual Mission

The trail running section will cover an off-road marathon (42 km) and the MTB section will cover a 100 Miler (160 km) by making use of tar, district, railway service, forest and farm roads, as well as Jeep, mountain and river single track.
The total elevation gain of the Dual Mission is almost 5000 meters. It comprises of a dual stage on the MTB Mission and the Trail Mission routes.
The Dual Mission has several cut-offs along the route and trail runners / mountain bikers have 25 hours to complete the mission.

Details

Date:
April 28, 2018
Time:
10:00 am
Cost:
R1375 - R1750
Website:
http://www.reccemission.co.za/

Organizer

Recce Inc.
Phone:
+27 12 663 2211
Email:
info@reccemission.co.za

Venue

Highland Gate Golf & Trout Estate
Kruisfontein Road
Dullstroom, Mpumalanga South Africa
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Website:
http://www.highlandgate.co.za

Entries

Dual Mission - Heavy (Solo)R1,750.00This entry is for the Dual Mission solo event

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Dual Mission - Small Team (2 Team Members)R1,500.00This entry is per team member, please select 2 entry's, as this event requires 2 team members

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Trail Mission - Small Team (2 Team Members)R1,500.00This entry is per team member, please select 2 entry's, as this event requires 2 team members

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Trail Mission - Heavy (Solo)R1,750.00This entry is for the Trail Mission solo event

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MTB Mission - Assault Team 4 (4 Team Members)R1,375.00This entry is per team member, please select 4 entry's, as this event requires 4 team members

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MTB Mission - Assault Team 3 (3 Team Members)R1,500.00This entry is per team member, please select 3 entry's, as this event requires 3 team members

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MTB Mission - Small Team (2 Team Members)R1,500.00This entry is per team member, please select 2 entry's, as this event requires 2 team members

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MTB Mission - Heavy (Solo)R1,750.00This entry is for the MTB Mission solo event

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