The 2018 UK Mega Event
Fri, 26/08/16 – 16:08 | No Comment

Back in March last year (March 2015 that is) I was at an event in Harrogate talking to Robin (Harrogate Hunters) and Steve (Mad Yokel) – or rather I was listening to them discussing the …

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Explorer 297

Explorer Map 297 – Lower Wharfedale & Washburn Valley

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Caches No’s 4161 and 4162 – January Caches
Sat, 28/01/17 – 23:59 | No Comment

Caches No’s 4161 and 4162 – January Caches

I have often said that the only way I am going to fill the date grid for January is to hold events in a pub on every day because I so rarely go geocaching in January because of the bad weather. My posts for January every year seem to start that the caching year started like previous years with events in pubs… 2017 was no exception Read the whole story »

Caches 4151 to 4160 – The Last 10 Caches Of 2016
Sat, 10/12/16 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches 4151 to 4160 – The Last 10 Caches Of 2016

The last 10 caches of 2016… 3 Survey Monuments and 7 Events, no tupperware in sight – and though I did use a GPS to locate the more remote YOSM got out of the habit …

Caches No’s 4130 to 4150 – North Wales Mega Part IV
Sun, 7/08/16 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4130 to 4150 – North Wales Mega Part IV

The day following the Mega I woke up in my hotel and decided that I would spend the morning looking for caches around Corwen (the town I was staying in). The first of these, the …

Caches No’s 4127, 4128 & 4129 – North Wales Mega Part III
Sat, 6/08/16 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4127, 4128 & 4129 – North Wales Mega Part III

6th August 2016 – NORTH WALES 2016 UK MEGA EVENT GC5TQ6Q – cache #4127
Although I had all the 2018 Uk Mega promo stuff in my car and spent the first hour setting up our purple …

Caches No’s 4103 to 4126 – North Wales Mega Part II
Fri, 5/08/16 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4103 to 4126 – North Wales Mega Part II

On the Friday afternoon at the Mega I went down to Llangollen and took a walk over the Pontycylte aqueduct and along the canal as far as cache LCT:070 and then walked back picking off …

Caches No’s 4076 to 4102 – North Wales Mega Part I
Thu, 4/08/16 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4076 to 4102 – North Wales Mega Part I

So a couple of days after the weekend of two Megas it was time to go to Wales for the 2016 UK Mega, there were lots of people camping, I don’t really have the camping …

Caches No’s 4069 to 4075 – The Two Mega Weekend
Sun, 31/07/16 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4069 to 4075 – The Two Mega Weekend

Piratemania is held every year on the weekend before the UKMega, Geolympix has only been held once before – in 2012, the previous Summer Olympic year. Last time they clashed by both being held on …

Caches No’s 4060 to 4068 – A Summer’s Day Caching in Norfolk
Sat, 16/07/16 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4060 to 4068 – A Summer’s Day Caching in Norfolk

July, and my annual camping weekend in Norfolk, unlike previous years I didn’t have a detoured journey to find ‘interesting’ caches and YOSM’s on the way down – mainly beacuse I’ve travelled the route twice …

Caches No’s 4052 to 4059 – Christmas Camping in June
Sun, 19/06/16 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4052 to 4059 – Christmas Camping in June

Another weekend, another caching event… and definitely a bit further away than I am used to as I went to the Christmas Camp event near Dawlish on Devon’s South coast – it was a long …

Caches No’s 4049 & 4051 – York and Croft Events
Sun, 12/06/16 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4049 & 4051 – York and Croft Events

4th June 2016 –  WWFM XIII – Wear Purple For Yorkshire GC6DJ3J – cache #4049
World Wide Flash Mob time, and again the local one is held in York (I’m not sure why the dates keep …

Caches No’s 4043 to 4048 – May Caches
Wed, 25/05/16 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4043 to 4048 – May Caches

2016 was turning out to be my slowest year for finding caches – I’d started off well, 54 caches in January was by far my best year ever, but things rapidly went downhill in the …

Caches No’s 4022 to 4042 – The All things Welsh Weekend
Mon, 2/05/16 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4022 to 4042 – The All things Welsh Weekend

This year there was no Kent Mega at the MayDay bank holiday and although it had only been running for a couple of years I was really missing a weekend away. So when Adam said …

Caches No’s 4014 to 4021 – The Gruffalo Woods
Sun, 24/04/16 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4014 to 4021 –  The Gruffalo Woods

Once the clocks go back and the evenings become lighter longer then there is more time in the week to go caching (there are those that go out caching in the dark with torches, but …