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Caches No’s 1501 to 1535 – Kellingley Pit Cycle
Tuesday, 24 Apr, 2012 – 21:58 | No Comment
Caches No’s 1501 to 1535 – Kellingley Pit Cycle

My friend Adam (formerly Diving DJ – now changed his name to UKCacheMag – but that’s another story) have started a little competition to see who can get to the next milestone first. And I …

Caches No’s 1486 to 1500 – Bramhope Circular(ish)
Tuesday, 24 Apr, 2012 – 21:00 | No Comment
Caches No’s 1486 to 1500 – Bramhope Circular(ish)

A new circuit of caches had been put out round the village of Bramhope which is 3 miles from where I live, so on the Saturday morning I thought I ought to go and start …

Caches No’s 1472 to 1485 – Nidd Gorge Walk
Tuesday, 24 Apr, 2012 – 20:40 | No Comment
Caches No’s 1472 to 1485 – Nidd Gorge Walk

A sunny Sunday morning and I thought I would go for a little walk along the banks of the River Nidd just to the East of Harrogate… and find the cache series known as the …

Caches No’s 1466 to 1471 – The Dentist and the Mad March Meet IV
Tuesday, 24 Apr, 2012 – 20:26 | No Comment
Caches No’s 1466 to 1471 – The Dentist and the Mad March Meet IV

I was having a little problem with an abscess under a tooth… it was getting larger and beginning to hurt. This had happened just before Christmas and it had been one of the worst pains …

Caches No’s 1458 to 1465 – Reservoirs, Woods and Moors
Thursday, 19 Apr, 2012 – 16:56 | No Comment
Caches No’s 1458 to 1465 – Reservoirs, Woods and Moors

Another few caches had been put out along the banks of a reservoir just a mile or so away from my house, so on a sunny Sunday afternoon I thought I would go grab them …

Caches No’s 1451 to 1457 – The Snape Sneak
Thursday, 19 Apr, 2012 – 16:37 | No Comment
Caches No’s 1451 to 1457 – The Snape Sneak

A new series of caches had been put out near Harrogate, so on a Saturday afternoon I thought I would have a go at it. The cache setter said it had taken them 2 hours …

Caches 1447 to 1450 – 29th February Caching
Thursday, 29 Mar, 2012 – 22:18 | No Comment
Caches 1447 to 1450 – 29th February Caching

There are caches that require you to have found at least one cache on all possible days of the year, so 366 caching days are needed. 2012 is a leap year and the first opportunity …

Caches No’s 1422 to 1446 – The Spofforth And Follifoot Walk
Monday, 12 Mar, 2012 – 16:16 | No Comment
Caches No’s 1422 to 1446 – The Spofforth And Follifoot Walk

Not being a fan of slogging around caches in the cold, wet and mud it was only when a new cache trail appeared locally that I decided to spend a Sunday Morning out doing the …

Cache No 1421 – Carlton Bench
Sunday, 4 Mar, 2012 – 22:17 | No Comment
Cache No 1421 – Carlton Bench

24th February 2012 – Carlton Bench GC3CZ4X – cache #1421
A lovely sunny lunchtime, so I took a stroll up the lane to find this cache.
It is a well camouflaged cache, after sitting on the bench …

Caches No’s 1409 to 1420 – Monkeys, Buzzards and Canals
Sunday, 4 Mar, 2012 – 22:06 | No Comment
Caches No’s 1409 to 1420 – Monkeys, Buzzards and Canals

After a rather late Saturday night I woke up in this hotel in Walsall to find it had snowed but the sky was blue and sun was brightly shining… so I went for a little …

Caches No’s 1406 to 1408 – Lunchtime Locals
Sunday, 4 Mar, 2012 – 22:04 | No Comment
Caches No’s 1406 to 1408 – Lunchtime Locals

More local caches put out in the New Year, near enough for me to visit at Lunchtimes
1st February 2012 – Nunroyd Park N Grab GC3BDNJ – cache #1406
For these local caches I don’t really need …

Caches No’s 1401 to 1405 – Back in the Saddle Again
Wednesday, 29 Feb, 2012 – 21:50 | No Comment
Caches No’s 1401 to 1405 – Back in the Saddle Again

Two winters ago I had a 3 month break from Caching, from early Nov to Early Feb, last winter it was 20th Dec to 9th Feb, this year I did just a little better, but …