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Welcome to Ten Tors 2019

Welcome to the Ten Tors 2019 web site. You can look back on Ten Tors 2018 and previous years in the archive.


TT Secretary's Notices

Fri 15 Feb 2019 — Postbridge Visitor Centre parking

The parking area opposite Postbridge Visitor Centre is currently being used for logging operations and may be unavailable or only part available for the foreseeable future. Please continue not to use Postbridge Visitor Centre car park except for dropping off and picking up. Instead, use other parking areas at Bellever Bridge, along the Princetown road, on the road towards Mortonhampstead (but not outside the Warren House Inn), and on the Dartmeet road.


Fri 15 Feb 2019 — Team Managers' Guidance

Under the Information tab there is a new section designed for all Team Managers. This guidance is written to assist Team Managers in training and preparing for Ten Tors.

The following topics are covered:

1. Responsibility & Competence

2. Hazards & Risks

3. Training Overview

4. A Progressive Training Model

5. Clothing & Equipment

6. Food & Water

7. Navigation

8. Water Crossing

9. Weather

10. Emergencies During Training

11. Reading List


Tue 12 Feb 2019 — Recurring training issues

On the majority of weekends leading up to the event, Dartmoor National Park is monitored by Environmental Compliance Monitors, who assist the Organiser’s in ensuring that training on Dartmoor is environmentally sustainable by including various measures in the Ten Tors rules.

Recently they have informed us of the following recurring issues that have arisen:

  • Establishments are training without completing the Team Managers Training on Dartmoor Log.
  • RBNA’s have not been marked on some maps.
  • The correct ID’s are not being shown on rucksacks or in minibuses.
  • Not all groups are carrying Green Cards.
  • Hi visibility clothing is not being worn whilst teams are using public roads.


Tue 12 Feb 2019 — Team Managers Training on Dartmoor Log

Prior to any Ten Tors Training on Dartmoor, Team Managers are to input the training details on the automated Training on Dartmoor form. This will generate the report that is compiled weekly for all training within the Dartmoor National Park. The report is made available to the Police, Dartmoor Search and Rescue Teams, Dartmoor National Park Authority Rangers, Environmental Compliance Monitor's and Ten Tors Officials to assist in the event of an emergency, incident, complaint or non-compliance with the Ten Tors Rules. In addition, statistics derived from the form are used to check compliance with our agreements with landowners and Statutory Bodies.

To enter the details of your Training on Dartmoor;

Log in through your Dashboard.

Click ‘Add New’. Complete the fields in accordance with the guidance given. If you miss out a mandatory field, you will be reminded to go back to complete that field when you click on ‘Save Entry’.

To enter the next day, click "Add new" and you will get the form already partially populated with the first 3 sections of the previous entry. You then have only the Locations sections to complete. The date defaults to the day you are completing the form, ready for you to amend.

If your training was cancelled, email SWHQ-Ten-Tors-MAILBOX@mod.gov.uk so your record can be deleted.


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Headquarters South West

Event Director

Colonel A P L Dawes

Event Coordinator

Lieutenant Colonel C M J d'Apice