AR 101

The AR 101 section is a place to lend some insight about our adventure races. Some articles are about advanced strategies and some are just about what to expect when you show up. But really this place can be about anything that could help newcomers or the rest of the community. We encourage racers to take the ball and create content for this section. If you have an article, article idea, or suggestion you would like to share, email news@pangeaadventureracing.com

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The Basics of AR

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If you’re new to the whole adventure racing experience, this article is for you. Here are some basic things you should know about AR.
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Your First Mountain Bike

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Biking in adventure racing involves more than just trail-riding. You may experience sugar sand, mud, thickets, rocks and more. You’ll need a mountain (aka trail) bike for all this—the best one you can afford.
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Gear Up!

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One of the keys to successful adventure racing is being prepared for the unexpected—and that includes having quality gear that won’t let you down.
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Orienteering

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Orienteering has become a recreational and competitive sport in and of itself, a kind of hiking/running game, where you use a detailed map and a compass to find your way, or navigate, through unfamiliar terrain.
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Getting the Most out of the Canoe Leg

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Of the three disciplines in adventure racing, it is canoeing that is the most neglected. I would estimate that less than a third of adventure racers actually get out on the water for training sessions.
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