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Caches No’s 4161 and 4162 – January Caches
Saturday, 28 Jan, 2017 – 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 …

Caches 4151 to 4160 – The Last 10 Caches Of 2016
Saturday, 10 Dec, 2016 – 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
Sunday, 7 Aug, 2016 – 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
Saturday, 6 Aug, 2016 – 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
Friday, 5 Aug, 2016 – 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
Thursday, 4 Aug, 2016 – 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
Sunday, 31 Jul, 2016 – 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
Saturday, 16 Jul, 2016 – 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
Sunday, 19 Jun, 2016 – 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
Sunday, 12 Jun, 2016 – 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
Wednesday, 25 May, 2016 – 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
Monday, 2 May, 2016 – 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 …