My SOTA Reference Documents & Awards

Summit classification guide

SOTA-VK Summit Classification guide V 2.1 (From SOTA_AU Yahoo Groups site)

or if this link doesn’t work, go to yahoogroups /SOTA_Austraia / Files / Tools area – here –

This is a document that I created while classifying SOTA summits for the first time – I hope this information may help “Noob”s as the work can be very confusing especially when trying to find prominence over a saddle or col.

SOTA Logbook sheets

To make your own SOTA log books

1.Chaser – print on A5 paper –  Chaser_log

2. Activator – print on A4 and cut in half – Activator_log (A4)

or  print on A5 paper – Activator_log 2018

Publicity items

These are some presentations given to local VK clubs about SOTA.

CCARC presentation

SOTA presentation to CCARC September 2013 v3.0

(note the question mark pages in this PDF are where videos were played – feel free to use your own or select from the large choice on YouTube).

HADARC presentation

What Is SOTA

WARS presentation

SOTA presentation to WARS – OCT 2013

Awards I have managed to reach so far:

 Chaser awards:

100 PointsVK2JI SOTA 100 Chaser points award250 Points   VK2JI 250 points SOTAChaser award 500 Points        VK2JI-SOTA-Chaser-500-6401000 Points    VK2JI-Shack_Sloth-6401500 PointsVK2JI-SOTA-Chaser-1500-6402500 PointsVK2JI-SOTA-Chaser-2500-6405000 Chaser PointsDD5LP-5000-chaser-points10,000 Chaser Points “Super Sloth”.

Summit to Summit Awards

Summit to Summit 250 points







 Summit to Summit 500 points


Summit to Summit 1000 Points


Mountain Explorer Awards

Mountain Explorer Bronze

VK2JI_Mountain_Explorer_Bronze-640Mountain explorer – Tourist

(a new set of awards were added to the mountain explorer awards and the needs for continents moved from the existing (# of associations) awards to these new ones.

   Mountain Hunter Awards

  Mountan Hunter Bronze

VK2JI_Mountain_Hunter_Bronze-640Mountan Hunter Silver




Mountan Hunter Gold

DD5LP-Mountain_Hunter-GoldMountan Hunter Platinum


Unique Summits

Unique Chased Summits – 100.VK2JI_100_Unique_SummitsChaser – Shack Sloth “Ice Block”.SS-TrophyActivator awards

Activator 100 Points







Activator 250 points

DD5LP-250-ActivatorActivator 500 Points


2015-16 10 metre / 6 metre Challenge


1st. Place – Chaser Section – DL association !

DD5LP-10-6-CH-CHS-1ST-6401st. Place – Activator Section – DL association !



And when out on activations – you have to “look the part” with this one-off SOTA cap!