The weekend will consist of 4 competitions; men’s, women’s, co-ed and alumni. Each team compete’s in the 7 events.
Teams are given a starting point and expected to report the coordinates of a finishing point using an old fashioned vernier transit.
2. Hand Steeling
Drill into a concrete block using a 3 -4lb hammer and a 7/8’’ chisel.
3. Track Stand
Set up and tear down a section of track, including sleepers, rail, connecting plates and bolts.
4. Hand Mucking
Run a 1 ton ore cart down a 75’ section of track and fill it with muck using shovels.
5. Swede Saw
Saw through a 6’’x6’’ piece of timber with a 36’’ bow saw.
6. Gold Panning
Find five flattened lead or copper ball bearings in a pan full of dirt and rock.
7. Jackleg Drilling
Drill into a vertical concrete face using a Holmans 303 airleg drill.