Autumn 2016 Facts and Figures
This table shows how many teams made it to each of the activities and control points throughout the weekend.
On Friday teams had to visit a selection of control points in the dark while avoiding the Apex chasers who were out to steal their points:
|Base||Description||Points||Number of visits|
|37||Hole in the wall||30||71|
|39||Mount of rocks - south side||10||90|
|42||End of wall||25||68|
|44||Between large flat rocks||25||70|
|45||Lone prickly bush||25||54|
|46||Twin trunk tree||20||85|
|47||Have a seat||20||80|
Friday event map
On Saturday teams competed to find as many controls and activities as possible:
|Base||Description||Points||Number of visits|
|A||Sweeney Todd's Barbers (Track by Barbrook Bridge)||50||53|
|B||Enigma (Edge of woodland - east of Grouse Inn)||50||52|
|C||Chopstick Challenge (Trackside - south of gate)||50||52|
|D||Taskmaster (Wooded area west of track)||50||54|
|E||Tower Of Hanoi (White Edge - summit shelter)||50||43|
|F||It's The Climb (Frogatt Edge)||50||61|
|G||Canoe Get Across? (Lower Barbrook Reservoir)||50||58|
|H||Supersledge (Hilly field)||50||62|
|J||Go Ape-x (Northern part of woodland)||50||40|
|K||Bullseye! (Field - north end)||50||76|
|L||Boulder Dash (Low quarry - south end of Curbar Edge)||50||66|
|M||Mad Axe Man (Field - south end)||50||79|
N.B. There were no bases I or O to avoid confusion with numbers 1, 0 and letter D.
|Control||Description||Points||Number of Visits|
|01||Rock, south of Lady’s Cross||30||45|
|06||East of track||15||35|
|08||Between big boulders||20||51|
|09||Tree by shed||20||52|
|14||Top of mound||15||58|
|15||Among big boulders||25||46|
|16||Fence - south east corner||10||64|
|20||Rock - east of trig point||20||44|
|22||Boulders - top of hill||25||15|
|29||Top of exposed bank||5||40|
|PP||Paddy The Parrot||75||49|
On Sunday teams competed in the new Apex Adventure Race, a 6km run complete with a series of tough obstacles which they had to complete in the fastest possible time:
Maps reproduced from Ordnance Survey mapping with their permission, on behalf of the controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office.
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Autumn 2016 event
Three days of adventures and challenges on the Peak District's Eastern Moors.
Spring 2016 event
An unforgettable night-time challenge through the Temple Newsam estate in Leeds.
Autumn 2015 event
The exclusive Harewood House estate welcomes Apex for the first time.
Spring 2015 event
The Apex Challenge returns to Bramham Park in West Yorkshire.
Autumn 2013 event
A military theme at Strensall near York for Apex Special Ops.
Spring 2013 event
Apex returns to Sherwood Pines for a challenge during the night.
Autumn 2012 event
Returning to our first ever location to celebrate our tenth anniversary.
Spring 2012 event
A new location at Bramham Park near Leeds for the first event of 2012.
Autumn 2011 event
A thrilling three days of adventure with the hottest weekend of the year.
Spring 2011 event
The event sells out in record time for a weekend baked in sunshine!
Autumn 2010 event
Brand new activities this year included archery and rifle shooting.
Spring 2010 event
The warmest weather of the year so far for this year's spring challenge.
Autumn 2009 event
Gale force winds add to the excitement on Ilkley Moor.
Spring 2009 event
There were record levels of interest for teams to take part in this event.
Autumn 2008 event
70 teams navigate through Langdale Forest in North Yorkshire.
Spring 2008 event
A new record of 16 activity bases was waiting for our teams.
Autumn 2007 event
Centenary year sees us travel further North than ever to Ilkley Moor.
Autumn 2006 event
First ever three-day Apex sees several new event elements tried out.
Spring 2006 event
Same location but new challenges at Sherwood Pines Forest Park.
Autumn 2005 event
More prizes were given away at this event than ever before.
Spring 2005 event
The overnight event moves to a new location with dense woodland.
Autumn 2004 event
More teams and more activity bases than ever before in Burbage Valley.
Spring 2004 event
Apex Challenge opens up to teams nationwide for the first time.
Autumn 2003 event
Stanage Edge hosted our second daytime challenge event.
Spring 2003 event
Same idea as our first event but this time in the darkness!
Autumn 2002 event
More than 20 teams compete for the honour of being our first winners.