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Cache No. 121 – Busy Beaver
Thursday, 10 Sep, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 121 – Busy Beaver

September 10th 2009 –  Busy Beaver  GC1WTVW – Cache #81
I just had to grab this new local cache before I went on holiday… You can see my house from here etc.etc.
From this cache I collected the Geocoin …

Caches Nos. 105 to 120 – A Busy Weekend, Day 2
Sunday, 6 Sep, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches Nos. 105 to 120 – A Busy Weekend, Day 2

I still had shopping to do, so I set out again in another direction and repeated the routine of the day before…
 
September 6th 2009 – SideTracked – The Wharfedale Line – Menston  GC1G2PP – Cache#105
Hidden …

Caches No. 91 to 104 – A Busy Weekend, Day 1
Saturday, 5 Sep, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No. 91 to 104 – A Busy Weekend, Day 1

I didn’t really plan for this weekend to be such a marathon caching session, I needed to go shopping to get some clothes and stuff for my holiday and all the caches were on my …

Caches No. 88, 89 & 90 – A Harrogate Trio
Monday, 31 Aug, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No. 88, 89 & 90 – A Harrogate Trio

August 31st 2009 –  Ringway Wonder 2  GC152DM – Cache #88
Bank Holiday Monday and I was again in Harrogate shopping, so I did some caching on the way home. This first one was an easy …

Caches Nos. 82 – 87 – Get My Kicks on Route 66 ?
Saturday, 29 Aug, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches Nos. 82 – 87 – Get My Kicks on Route 66 ?

A Saturday evening stroll along a popular cache sequence on the banks of the Leeds-Liverpool canal. The canal towpath is designated path number 66 in the National Cycle Network
Being me I parked my car at …

Cache No. 81 – Friends, Aliens and Camp Rock Stars
Saturday, 15 Aug, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 81 – Friends, Aliens and Camp Rock Stars

August 15th 2009 –  Friends, Aliens and Camp Rock Stars GC1T2TT – Cache #81
Another Saturday morning shopping trip to Harrogate gave me chance to snag another cache, this one in the car park of an …

Cache No. 80 – Off Yer Trolley! (Guiseley – Wot No Petrol)
Tuesday, 11 Aug, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 80 – Off Yer Trolley! (Guiseley – Wot No Petrol)

August 11th 2009 –  Off Yer Trolley! (Guiseley – Wot No Petrol) GC1B2N7 – Cache #80
I had been toying with this one for a while, everytime I went to the shop there was someone loading, …

Caches Nos. 70 to 79 – A Walk by the Canal
Sunday, 9 Aug, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches Nos. 70 to 79 – A Walk by the Canal

A total change of location for this set of caches, a friend in Lichfield invited me down for the weekend and so I had a day out doing some local caches with Angel78
August 9th 2009 – …

Cache No 69 – Harrogate Urban Micro #2
Saturday, 8 Aug, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No 69 – Harrogate Urban Micro #2

August 8th 2009 – Harrogate Urban Micro #2 GCPQ4f – Cache #69
Better luck here than when I tried a month ago, this time I went early and there were no Muggles sitting on the cache.

Cache No 68 – Great Dib (W Yorks)
Sunday, 2 Aug, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No 68 – Great Dib (W Yorks)

August 2nd 2009 – Great Dib (w Yorks) GC3E94 – Cache #68
Another of the ‘you can see my house from here’ caches… while looking for this I managed to crush my finger beneath a rock, …

Caches No. 66 & 67 – A York Double
Saturday, 1 Aug, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No. 66 & 67 – A York Double

August 1st 2009 – York Mystery Walk GC1A1PP – Cache #66
I felt a bit of a cheat about this one, as it’s actually a puzzle cache designed to send you around a 3.5km walk through …

Caches No 63, 64 & 65 – Spying on The Windmills
Monday, 27 Jul, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No 63, 64 & 65 – Spying on The Windmills

July 27th 2009 – Pot Bank- Beckwithshaw #2 GCWDEN – Cache #63
A nice easy find, at this cache I dropped off the “Cilacap, Indonesia” Unite for Diabetes TB
 
July 27th 2009 – Knabs Ridge Windfarm GC17AQE – …