Explorer 297

Explorer Map 297 – Lower Wharfedale & Washburn Valley

Genealogy

My research into the various branches of my family tree

Geocaching

Stories from my Geocaching adventures

WASH

Weekends Away in Sunny Hunstanton

Wharfedale Plus

The adventures of the Waffle-Ale group

Home » Archive by Category

Articles in the Geocaching Category

Caches No’s 2966 to 2975 – Skipton in the Rain
Monday, 14 Oct, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2966 to 2975 – Skipton in the Rain

As it had rained for the past four days and I had found a total of two caches I was still needing to find 29 more caches and the number of days was getting fewer …

Caches No’s 2964 and 2965 – A Couple of Locals
Saturday, 12 Oct, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2964 and 2965 – A Couple of Locals

I started working out how many caches I was going to look for on the way down to the Halloween Mega. I could easily expand the 5 I was counting on to 10, 15, 20 …

Caches No’s 2957 to 2963 – Buck Woods & Dawson Woods
Wednesday, 9 Oct, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2957 to 2963 –  Buck Woods & Dawson Woods

It was a couple of days after going to Whixley that I could go caching again, and this time it had to be a shorter trip as it was mid afternoon before I could set …

Caches No’s 2933 to 2956 – The Whixley Wander
Monday, 7 Oct, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2933 to 2956 – The Whixley Wander

Monday, and I was down to 62 caches needed in 17 days, but with forecast of the weather getting iffy later in the week I decided to take the afternoon and go and do a …

Caches No’s 2903 to 2932 – Another Drive-By Afternoon
Saturday, 5 Oct, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2903 to 2932 – Another Drive-By Afternoon

The next few days after doing the Timble series I was either busy or it was raining, I had had 92 caches to do in 23 days, 4 caches a day… but as the days …

Caches No’s 2882 to 2902 – The Trail Around Timble
Tuesday, 1 Oct, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2882 to 2902 – The Trail Around Timble

It was about this time I realised that I had found just over 100 caches in September, was nearly at 2,900 caches, and that the Halloween Mega was about three and a half weeks away… …

Caches No’s 2867 to 2881 – Goldilocks, The Three Bears and More Drive-by’s
Sunday, 29 Sep, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2867 to 2881 – Goldilocks, The Three Bears and More Drive-by’s

Sunday morning, and an email pops up at 11:30 informing me of the publication of two new nearby caches by my friend Goldfish58. Do I rush out now for the FTF, or finish preparing and …

Caches No’s 2828 to 2866 – Team Inbetween and The Mr Men
Monday, 23 Sep, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2828 to 2866 – Team Inbetween and The Mr Men

A Facebook post to garner assistance to retrieve a 5/5 cache was the spark for a day of caching… Team MX needed someone to hold the ladder while he climbed up for a cache called …

Caches no’s 2806 to 2827 – Service With A Smile Drive-by’s
Saturday, 14 Sep, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches no’s 2806 to 2827 – Service With A Smile Drive-by’s

Having been a bit under the weather with a cold for the previous few days I didn’t really fancy going for a walk on Saturday afternoon, so I thought I’d take a drive instead.
Drive-by caches …

Caches No’s 2804 & 2805 – The Hogwarts Express
Thursday, 5 Sep, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2804 & 2805 – The Hogwarts Express

My mother decided that as she had never been on the North Yorks Moors Railway that it was something she wanted to do – so the first Thursday in September, when the kids had gone …

Caches No’s 2773 to 2803 – Palma’s Suprise Trail
Sunday, 1 Sep, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2773 to 2803 – Palma’s Suprise Trail

Another caching expedition organised by the Yorkshire Geocaching facebook group. The plan was to do a series called “Palma’s Surprise” which was apparently put out by a cacher called Palma Violet… Any similarity between this …

Caches No’s 2770, 2771 & 2772 – Fewston View
Monday, 26 Aug, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2770, 2771 & 2772 – Fewston View

Some people use one email address for everything… I use 15 different email addresses because I have different ones for different things – for example I buy and sell things on ebay so if I …