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 Mar 2019 — Additional Vacancies for Ten Tors Challenge
Team Managers are invited to fill some team vacancies in Ten Tors Challenge 2019. Requests are to be submitted to SWHQ-TenTors-MAILBOX@mod.gov.uk by the 26 March 2019. The Selectors will give priority to cadets then those Establishments with only one team at a given distance and finally those Establishments wanting 3 teams at a given distance. Payment will be requested after the selection has been made.
Fri 15 Mar 2019 — Where's To Quiz
WHERE'S TO QUIZ
We hope that walkers are enjoying finding the answers to this year's Ten Tors quiz. Many of the answers can be found on the internet and you will then know what you are looking for when you are on your training walks. You might also want to ask your adult leaders for advice on the answers and about the many other interesting features of Dartmoor's history, ecology and land use. Extra copies of the Where's To booklet can be printed from here and it is also available for collection, by arrangement with the Ten Tors Secretary, from Okehampton Camp.
The answers to the question on Page 9 aren't currently on the National Park website and those on Wikipedia are wrong. However, they can be found on the Ten Tors webpages by looking back at the archive to the Team Manager's brief for Ten Tors 18 and then examine the Powerpoint here .
Keep your eyes open and good hunting.
Mon 11 Mar 2019 — Help the Rangers to repair erosion on the Two Moors Way route
Saturday 30 & Sunday 31 March 2019 at 10:00 - 16:00
One of an ongoing programme of conservation work days planned with Dartmoor National Park Rangers during 2019. The job here is to clear out cross ditches and install some new ones to combat erosion caused by a combination of recreational use and heavy rainfall at this iconic Dartmoor location. Please feel free to join in for as long as you can over either day.
Conservation work days are a great way of getting healthy exercise in a fantastic environment and meeting like-minded people, as well as helping to look after this special place. You will also learn more about Dartmoor’ s important industrial and prehistoric archaeology, wildlife habitats and rare species, moorland management and the work of the Ranger Service and all FREE of charge. Come prepared with suitable clothing and a packed lunch. All tools and equipment provided together with light refreshments. Booking is essential so that we can organise tools, equipment and refreshments.
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Please contact Rob Steemson, Community & Landscape Management Ranger on 07711 856206 or email email@example.com.
Location: Bennett’s Cross & Birch tor area above Postbridge, Grid ref SX681817.
Booking required: Yes
Fri 8 Mar 2019 — A notice from the Community & Land Management Ranger Rob Steemson
The repair work paid for with donations from Ten Tor’s teams is presently taking place on Postbridge Drift Way, so please take care in this area if you are training over the weekend.
Tue 26 Feb 2019 — Green Card - Rules for training on Dartmoor
Whilst training on Dartmoor, the Green Card must be carried by TM's, Group Leaders & Assistants, Walking Group Leader & Deputy and must be produced if requested by an MOD, Ten Tors or DNPA official.
Prior to all training on Dartmoor, Team Mangers are to familiarise themselves with the limitations for Ten Tors training. This can be found under the Information tab, sub-tab Training.