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Wildcat Hollow

Operation WILDCAT

Unleash the Wild Animal within

Operation WILDCAT
Operation WILDCAT

Time & Location

Apr 20, 2024, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Wildcat Hollow, Co Rd 58, Glouster, OH 45732, USA

About the Event

Operation WILDCAT and Operation WILDCAT MINI

Distance:

  • Operation WILDCAT 15 +/- miles
  • Operation WILDCAT MINI 7.5 +/- miles

Brief Start Time: Saturday 20th April 2024 at 0800 hrs

Event Start Time: Saturday 20th April 2024 at 0830 hrs

Start Location: Wildcat Hollow Hiking Trail, Glouster, Ohio

Event Finish Time: Saturday 20th April 2024 at 1700 hrs

Finish Location: Wildcat Hollow Hiking Trail, Glouster, Ohio

Situation

Operation WILDCAT and Operation WILDCAT MINI take you through the undulating terrain of Wildcat Hollow. These events are only 90 minutes outside of Columbus, Ohio.

Operation WILDCAT is 15 +/- miles with just over 1,600 ft of elevation gain

Operation WILDCAT MINI is 7.5 +/- miles with just over 600 ft of elevation gain.

Mission

Operation WILDCAT

Candidates must carry 30 lbs (dry weight) and complete the 15 +/- mile route in under 7 hours to pass and under 4.5 hours to earn the GBF Operation WILDCAT Dog Tag.

Operation WILDCAT MINI

Candidates must carry 20 lbs (dry weight) and complete the 7.5 +/- mile route in under 5 hours to pass and under 2.5 hours to earn the GBF Operation WILDCAT MINI Dog Tag.

Execution

Candidates will meet at the Wildcat Hollow Hiking Trail parking area.

At 0800 hrs, GBF Staff will give an event brief before answering any questions and releasing the candidates to begin the route at 0830 hrs.

Service Support

- Mapping. GBF events use the AllTrails app for navigation. To download the route from AllTrails, you will need to sign up for a membership. GBF suggests candidates have a paper map, compass, and GPS too.

- Route. Ensure you download the route for offline use.

Operation WILDCAT route is HERE.

Operation WILDCAT MINI route is HERE.

- Weight.

Operation WILDCAT - 30 lbs (without food and water) in a backpack.

Operation WILDCAT MINI - 20 lbs (without food and water) in a backpack.

- Equipment.

This list is mandatory.

This list is strongly recommended:

- Dress. Candidates' dress will be a personal choice.

- Checkpoints. There are no checkpoints on this route.

- Water. There will be bottled water at the start / finish point. Candidates should carry enough water to last the route distance +3 miles, in case they get lost.

- Rations. Candidates should have a minimum of 3 x energy bars and 0.5 litres of water as emergency rations.

- Medical. A personal medical kit is required by every candidate. GBF Staff must be made aware of any medical conditions prior to starting the event.

- Transport. Transport to and from the event will be at candidates own arrangement.

Command and Signal

GBF HQ: 941-993-9432

Numbers - Maximum number of candidates 40. Minimum number of candidates 10.

Cost.

Operation WILDCAT - $95

Operation WILDCAT MINI - $75

Refunds - Refunds will be in the form of a GBF voucher for future events. Refunds within 30 days of an event will not be possible.

Tickets

Price

Quantity

Total

  • Operation WILDCAT

    $95.00

    +$6.65 Tax

    $95.00

    +$6.65 Tax

    0

    $0.00

  • Operation WILDCAT MINI

    $75.00

    +$5.25 Tax

    +$2.01 service fee

    $75.00

    +$5.25 Tax

    +$2.01 service fee

    0

    $0.00

Total

$0.00

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