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The 26th La Fête des Bûcherons – La Tania, Tue 15 Aug 2017

The 26th Lumberjack Fête and Competitions take place in La Tania on Tuesday 15th August 2017.
After it’s success last year, the amateur contest takes place in the centre of resort in the morning followed by the professionals starting at 11:00 in the bottom car park near La Taiga.

Competitions include…

Le Springboard – Two springboards are places in a vertically mounted trunk and the goal is cut down a 27cm diameter log.

Standing: A vertically placed log must be sliced across as soon as possible.

Underhand: Horizontal log axe chopping.

Single Buck: A 2m long hand saw cutting a 46cm diameter log.

Double Buck: Same as the Single Buck with a competitor on either side of the saw.

Hot saw: The Chainsaw competition…