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The Rab Hill Climb - Wild Challenges

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The Rab Hill Climb

1st April 2022 to 30th June 2022
The Rab Hill Climb

Challenge Type: Flash Challenge

Challenge Goal: Vertical Metres Climbed

Open Challenge: Open to all VIPs

About the Challenge:

This challenge is based on a single trail from the trail directory - the trail you choose.

Any run (or walk) which involves part of your chosen trail will count, and the elevation from the entire run will be counted. You do not need to run it in full as described in the Trail Directory.

So, do you choose something really accessible and close by, which you can hit multiple times? Or do you go further afield for more available vert? Choose wisely, because once chosen, you can't change your trail*.

The more vertical metres climbed during April, May, and June on your chosen trail, the higher up the leaderboard you'll get.

We have a spot prize to giveaway for each region. This is the region of the trails selected, so will this sway your trail choice too?

This challenge is open to all VIPs and all Wild Challengers.

*If the trail closes during the challenge, or you move away, email us asking nicely and we might allow you to swap.

Challenge Prizes:

Thanks to Rab, The Mountain People, we have a huge $3,200 worth of vouchers to give away.

The trail directory is broken down into 16 regions across New Zealand, so one $200 Rab voucher will be awarded as a spot prize to a runner in each region.

Remember, these are spot prizes; anyone can win, so get involved!

Note, this is the region of the trails, not the member.

Challenge Leaderboard

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Wild Explorer Challenge Total Chosen TrailRegion
1 James Goodwill 27,639m Southern WalkwayWellington
2 Brook van Reenen 27,481m Mt Iron Loop Otago
3 Samuel Grave 27,259m Belmont TrigWellington
4 Chris Fahey 22,055m Belmont Tadpole LoopWellington
5 Kyle Malone 17,363m Swallow's loopWellington
6 Sam Mowat 15,860m Lyttelton to Diamond HarbourCanterbury
7 Derek Mc goldrick 14,855m Swallow's loopWellington
8 Joe Benbow 14,804m WUU2k - 42km RouteWellington
9 Ian Gilmour 13,360m Grampians GruntTasman and Nelson
10 Mark Rigby 13,315m Mt Vernon Farm Track Canterbury
11 Steve Beatson 13,173m Grampians GruntTasman and Nelson
12 Debbi Bamfield 12,663m Tasman TrailTasman and Nelson
13 Fiona Stechmann 12,592m Mt Pleasant ElevatorCanterbury
14 Emma Dryland 12,181m Richmond HillsTasman and Nelson
15 Ben Walker 11,815m Ross, Pineapple, Frasers loopOtago
16 Elise Arnst 11,791m Westmorland Hill RepsCanterbury
17 Koleighne Ford 11,742m Bowenvale / FarmTrack LoopCanterbury
18 Tony Sharpe 11,621m The Crater RimCanterbury
19 Richele McKenzie 10,662m Graveyard ShiftWellington
20 Kate Annan 9,353m WUU2k - 42km RouteWellington
21 James Brewer 9,345m Roy's PeakOtago
22 Emily Oliver 9,259m The ATH (Around The Harbour)Canterbury
23 Jeremy Edwards 8,629m Port Hills ProtocolCanterbury
24 Chrissy Schreiber 8,586m Ben Lomond via Tiki TrailOtago
25 Jared Pink 8,465m Mt Somers Woolshed LoopCanterbury
26 Rachel Bridgewater 7,643m Roy's PeakOtago
27 Mike Kerr 7,354m Sawpit Gully - German HillOtago
28 Nikki Kear 7,182m Rapaki Sugarloaf ReturnCanterbury
29 Sanjeev Deo 6,882m Port Hills Nearly Half MarathonCanterbury
30 Heather McDonald 6,840m WUU2k - 42km RouteWellington
31 Callum Templeton 6,723m The Pipeline of PainCanterbury
32 Corey Woodward 6,576m Port Hills ProtocolCanterbury
33 Matthew Bloomer 6,570m Red Rocks LoopWellington
34 Scott Ferguson 6,498m Lyttelton to Diamond HarbourCanterbury
35 Trevor Rowe 6,228m The Whole HemiWellington
36 Tania Miller 5,915m Old Man ObeliskOtago
37 Delly Kavenport 5,880m WUU2k - 42km RouteWellington
38 Andrew Tolley 5,750m WUU2k - 42km RouteWellington
39 Tim Carpenter 5,745m Manawatu Gorge TrackManawatu - Wanganui
40 Katie Ridley 5,693m The ATH (Around The Harbour)Canterbury
41 John Iseli 5,590m Mt Iron Loop Otago
42 Karen Spencer 5,552m BiblicalWellington
43 Sarah Coxon 5,501m The ATH (Around The Harbour)Canterbury
44 Sam Yeoman 5,457m Whareroa/Akatarawa LoopWellington
45 Adam Mullally 5,436m Sawpit Gully - German HillOtago
46 Jake Trinder 5,210m Ben Lomond via Tiki TrailOtago
47 Jo Bailey 5,110m Wanaka LRMI (Lake, River, Mt. Iron)Otago
48 Caro Orum 4,861m WUU2k - 42km RouteWellington
49 Sofia Peters 4,729m Roy's PeakOtago
50 Thomas Easton 4,678m The Gorsetrack Strikes BackCanterbury
51 Peter Belt 4,624m Whakarewarewa RainbowBay of Plenty
52 Phil Gerard 4,294m Ben Lomond via Tiki TrailOtago
53 Diana Adams 4,220m Mt Iron Loop Otago
54 Conor Keena 4,214m Bowenvale / FarmTrack LoopCanterbury
55 Maggie Davies 4,057m Port Hills Spur Challenge!Canterbury
56 Steve Tripp 4,018m Mt Cargill and Organ PipesOtago
57 Tara Jackson 4,002m Brook-Firball-Maitai LoopTasman and Nelson
58 Michelle Snape 3,955m Banks Peninsula Ultra Beer RunCanterbury
59 Jeremy Boase 3,897m The Weetbix ChallengeBay of Plenty
60 Simon Budd 3,873m Forrest Hill TrackSouthland
61 Darren de Groot 3,816m The Chairlift ChoiceCanterbury
62 Zack Reimer 3,772m Boulder DashCanterbury
63 Emma Rogers 3,738m Port Hills ProtocolCanterbury
64 Katie Oliver 3,632m The Pipeline of PainCanterbury
65 Jeremy Wheeler 3,618m The Pipeline of PainCanterbury
66 Lisa Ainley 3,585m Mt Thomas GruntCanterbury
67 Robyn Lesh 3,533m Wanaka Skyline TrailOtago
68 Jack Thomson 3,477m Swallow's loopWellington
69 Philip Taylor 3,390m King and Queen of the WithersMarlborough
70 June Hart 3,374m Pouakai SummitTaranaki
71 Geoffrey Smith 3,347m Halswell and KennedysCanterbury
72 Tamsen Walker 3,329m Taranaki RTM with a TwistTaranaki
73 Lynley Devon 3,319m Rapaki Sugarloaf ReturnCanterbury
74 Jasmine MNijel 3,200m Hunua CrossingAuckland
75 Megan Farndale 3,137m Hakarimata Traverse Waikato
76 Sarah Thom 3,071m Port Hills Nearly Half MarathonCanterbury
77 Denise Limby 3,046m Parihaka Hatea LoopNorthland
78 Lu Rvs 3,024m Port Hills Nearly Half MarathonCanterbury
=79 Casey Hemingway 2,959m Brow Peak Mini MissionOtago
=79 Alison Turner 2,959m Te Aroha Summit LoopWaikato
81 Miriam Bartlett 2,879m Trinity - Harbour Bruisin'Canterbury
82 Bill Emmens 2,814m Te Whiti RiserWellington
83 Gill Fullen 2,754m Not my left eye, it's Maraetai!Auckland
84 Gary McGregor 2,604m Halswell and KennedysCanterbury
85 Diane Gillard 2,597m The Weetbix ChallengeBay of Plenty
86 Gavin Dale 2,575m Chetwynd TrackCanterbury
87 Alex Slack 2,569m The Weetbix ChallengeBay of Plenty
88 Tanya Bottomley 2,452m Roy's PeakOtago
89 Allysia Kraakman 2,424m Maungatautari Sanctuary MountainWaikato
90 Angela Hewlett 2,367m Maungakiekie LoopAuckland
91 Stephen Bates 2,272m Colonial Knob - All the HillsWellington
92 Helen Rowland 2,175m Dry Creek LoopWellington
93 Lynda Watson 2,146m Kaniere Water RaceWest Coast
94 Richard Jebb 2,127m Station to Station, North Shore Urban TrailsAuckland
95 Helen Brunner 2,001m Bluff Hill LoopsSouthland
96 Brad Spiers 1,957m The Pipeline of PainCanterbury
97 Steve Holdoway 1,935m The Coffee RunCanterbury
98 Simon Rea 1,882m Pareraho to CornishWellington
99 Tim Purchase 1,837m Tongariro Northern CircuitManawatu - Wanganui
100 Holly Barclay 1,830m Grampians GruntTasman and Nelson
101 Jennifer Rankin 1,822m Halswell and KennedysCanterbury
102 Donna Edwards 1,750m The Crater RimCanterbury
103 Raewyn Peters 1,745m Slip Track from TitirangiAuckland
104 Heather Leslie 1,725m Birchville Dam LoopWellington
105 Adam Forwood 1,652m Taieri Mouth Millenium TrailOtago
106 Rachael Tobeck 1,650m Totara Park TrackAuckland
107 Lou Ochsner 1,631m Little Mount PeelCanterbury
108 Rob Bathgate 1,630m The Weetbix ChallengeBay of Plenty
109 Jennifer Bepko 1,610m Maungakiekie LoopAuckland
110 Jayde Kruger 1,607m Queenstown Hill (Te Tapu-nui)Otago
111 Rebecca Speirs 1,602m Mauao - Round, Up and DownBay of Plenty
112 Magnus Hammarsal 1,584m Maungakiekie LoopAuckland
113 Kristen Kelly 1,532m Mt Iron Loop Otago
114 Alice Sagar 1,527m Grampians GruntTasman and Nelson
115 chris atkinson 1,525m Whakarewarea Circuit - the Black TrackBay of Plenty
116 Nick Pharo 1,429m Otawa TrigBay of Plenty
117 Kerry Williams 1,413m Tuhawaiki TrotCanterbury
118 Fiona Carter 1,409m Sanctuary FencelineWellington
119 Beckie Marshall 1,367m Jimmy Lee CreekTasman and Nelson
120 Matthew Adams 1,312m Pineapple and FlagstaffOtago
121 Cullum Mangin 1,307m Te Whiti RiserWellington
=122 Matt Halverson 1,245m Bowenvale / FarmTrack LoopCanterbury
=122 Richard Sinclair 1,245m Levin TrigManawatu - Wanganui
124 Nadia Maclaren 1,155m Port Hills Nearly Half MarathonCanterbury
125 Isobel Stout 1,121m Mt Pleasant ElevatorCanterbury
126 Zoe Van Mil Potaka 1,104m The Weetbix ChallengeBay of Plenty
127 Kiera Dooley 1,066m Nga Tapuwae o Toi TrailBay of Plenty
128 Annette Adams 1,033m The Crater RimCanterbury
129 Gaylene Saywell 974m Little Mount PeelCanterbury
130 Sarah Lee 960m Ataturk to Pass Of Branda LoopWellington
131 John Bailey 942m Mauao - Round, Up and DownBay of Plenty
132 Murray Taylor 935m Hakarimata N-S Full Trail Loop Waikato
133 Brad Bellamy 911m Waihi Beach Trig TrackBay of Plenty
134 Heidi Su 903m Port Hills Nearly Half MarathonCanterbury
135 Matt Bixley 833m Ross, Pineapple, Frasers loopOtago
136 Tim Shaw 805m Korowai-Torlesse Roller CoasterCanterbury
137 Rose Sandison 782m Mauao - Round, Up and DownBay of Plenty
138 Kim Mackay-Wallace 691m The Harcombe RoundOtago
139 Jennifer Hancock 661m Maungatautari Sanctuary MountainWaikato
140 Kay Abayakoon 640m Gulf Harbour Tiki TourAuckland
141 Sharon Davis 635m Red Hill to Mt Lyndon LoopCanterbury
142 Gerald Masters 620m Hunua CrossingAuckland
143 Olivia Harris 599m Whakarewarewa RainbowBay of Plenty
144 Petra Hnykova 516m Long Bay Beach, Bush & CliffsAuckland
145 Andrew Foote 495m Tuatara Trail RunWest Coast
146 Jon Culley 494m Maungarei / Mt Wellington ClimbAuckland
147 Paul Parsonage 477m Town Basin, Whangarei Falls & Parihaka Northland
148 Adrian Rhodes 404m Once Was An IslandHawkes Bay
149 Paul Forbes 402m Little Mount PeelCanterbury
150 Leanne Petersen 383m Whitianga Rock to Cooks BeachWaikato
151 Noeline Best 350m Papamoa Hills Outer LoopBay of Plenty
152 Sharelle Blundell 350m Mt William Wacky WalkwayAuckland
153 Shonagh North 332m Wanaka Skyline TrailOtago
154 Lee Thomson 332m Mount Oxford Summit ScrambleCanterbury
155 David Morgan 317m Point Elizabeth TrackWest Coast
156 Quinn Hawkins 314m The Weetbix ChallengeBay of Plenty
157 David Ching 271m Flat Fun in the EastAuckland
158 Karina Sandison 233m Te Koutu Has It AllWaikato
159 Mike McManaway 206m Rawhiti Ramble Tasman and Nelson
160 Amy Whitehead 189m Bowenvale / FarmTrack LoopCanterbury
161 Stefanie Parks 176m Holliss Stairway to HeavenCanterbury
162 Isaac Tripp 173m Alternative Flagstaff CircuitOtago
163 Garry Walker 139m Kaiti Hill RepeatsGisborne
164 Adam Clifford 104m Mt Iron Loop Otago
165 Stephen Steddy 96m Maungarei / Mt Wellington ClimbAuckland
166 Jonathan Drake 12m Hobson Bay LoopityAuckland
167 Jonathan Roughan 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Kerry Ash 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Keri Devine 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Ben Hancock 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Mark Drew 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Katie Wright 0m Roy's PeakOtago
=166 Angela Ruegger 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Andy Crosland 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Kelly Chapman 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Richard Tumaliuan 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Steve Anderson 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Dennis de Monchy 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Terry McDonald 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Tracey McKay 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Matt Barton 0m Bullock Track Otago
=166 Tracy Southern 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Sarah Bauer 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Karl Zimmerman 0m Atene Skyline TrackManawatu - Wanganui
=166 Nathan Welch 0m Halswell and KennedysCanterbury
=166 Claire Kenyon 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Cathie Blade 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Emma McEwen 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Lea Melrose 0m Bluff Hill LoopsSouthland
=166 Anne-Louise Robertson 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Tina Buch 0m Waikowhai Stairs, Bush & BeachAuckland
=166 Rachael Grooby 0m The Pipeline of PainCanterbury
=166 Victoria Gallagher 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Laura Crossan 0m Whakarewarewa RainbowBay of Plenty
=166 Rachel Whitcombe 0m Mt Davy SummitWest Coast
=166 Mat Barton 0m Mauao - Round, Up and DownBay of Plenty
=166 Billy Powell 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Kat Webber 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Bartosz Morawiec 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Chris Harte 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Rebecca Edgecombe 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 helen chisholm 0m Roy's PeakOtago
=166 Thomas Ricketts 0m Sawpit Gully - German HillOtago
=166 Anna Brooke 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Claire Heslop 0m Greenstone/CaplesOtago
=166 Rob Meili 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Ryan Hattle 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Dianne Bailey 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Jaco Scherman 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Patrick Clissold 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Jamie Calder 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Graham Ellwood 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Rachel Shields 0m Pineapple and FlagstaffOtago
=166 Matt Jackson 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Richard Fletcher 0m Wanaka LRMI (Lake, River, Mt. Iron)Otago
=166 Nick Tweed 0m The Gorsetrack Strikes BackCanterbury
=166 Jenny McGrath 0m Te Whiti RiserWellington
=166 Tj Smart 0m The North FacesCanterbury
=166 Mark Sorensen 0m Stone Store to RainbowNorthland
=166 Vaughan Henry 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Penny Carroll 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Gabrielle Montgomery 0m 1100 Steps to WOW!Northland
=166 Ben Mcdrury 0m Mt Thomas Direct!Canterbury
=166 Jayne Tankersley 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Tim Ensor 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Lynette ELFICK 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 Mark Buckland 0m Not chosen yet -
=166 james Bryant Bland 0m Not chosen yet -

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