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Discussion: 10

in: turbodog; turbodog > 2009-05-09

May 10, 2009 11:32 AM # 
gas_turbine:
You did the right thing on 10. There were no attackpoints in any other direction (I tried - for 40 minutes)
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May 10, 2009 1:23 PM # 
turbodog:
I posted my splits, and noticed that except for 4 & 10, our times for each leg were comparable, especially once you got into your rhythm for 5-9. If you take out those two time-sucks we're pretty even.

Although it took me a while to get there, I think I picked the right route to 10, and it was pretty easy to find once I got there. I went to the NW corner of the private property, and then ran parallel 25m N of the private property line (which was clearly marked) went to the second gully by the contours and the flag was right there. If I approached from any other direction, it easily could have wasted a good amount of time. Moral of the story - use whatever clues are available, even people's backyards.

Also, on 11 I elected to go through the orchard to Holt Road as well, and saved a few minutes there, so I thought that was a good choice.

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