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Caches No. 36 & 37 – Saturday Morning Trip To The Shops
Saturday, 27 Jun, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No. 36 & 37 – Saturday Morning Trip To The Shops

A couple of quickies picked up on my way out shopping one Saturday morning.
June 27th 2009 – Denton Jct  GCX8KK – Cache #36
The finders logs for this were a bit confusing, some had spotted it easily …

Caches No. 33, 34 & 35 – More Walking by the River
Thursday, 18 Jun, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No. 33, 34 & 35 – More Walking by the River

June 18th 2009 – A Riverside Walk, Stumpy  GC1PD5K – Cache #33
A couple of days later I ventured out once more to find some more caches… although I had one cache missing I had enough of …

Caches Nos. 25 to 32 – A Summers Evening by the River
Tuesday, 16 Jun, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches Nos. 25 to 32 – A Summers Evening by the River

Being keen following my weekend caching with friends for the first time I also felt a little bit of a beginner as I had found so few caches compared with them… so the n ext …

Caches Nos. 17 to 24 – Camping in the Dales
Monday, 15 Jun, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches Nos. 17 to 24 – Camping in the Dales

On a hot weekend in June I went camping at the Dalesbridge Outdoor Centre just outside Austwick. I was camping with members of Plus groups from around the country and a couple of these are also …

Cache No. 16 – So how big is a Nano ?
Thursday, 11 Jun, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 16 – So how big is a Nano ?

June 11th 2009 – EGNM – Holding Point Echo One GC1BGJX – Cache #16
Holding Point Echo One is at an Airport viewing car park next to a graveyard, I had gone there a couple of …

Caches Nos. 9 to 15 – Seven in One Blow for the Etrex
Monday, 8 Jun, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches Nos. 9 to 15 –  Seven in One Blow for the Etrex

My Garmin Etrex GPSR arrived, £40 on Ebay.
June 8th 2009 – Off Yer Trolley! (Otley “W”) GC1G2HK – Cache #9
The first cache of the day I found on my way home… in the supermarket car …

Caches No. 7 & 8 – Jenny’s Cottage
Sunday, 7 Jun, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No. 7 & 8 – Jenny’s Cottage

June 7th 2009 – Dachevronron GCR44F – Cache #7
Another cache in a familiar place to me, in the final remains of a local landmark known as Jenny’s Cottage (see photograph and details here)
June 7th 2009 …

Caches No. 5 & 6 – End of the first week
Saturday, 6 Jun, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No. 5 & 6 – End of the first week

June 6th 2009 – Harrogate Urban Micro #1 GCOQ4E – Cache #5
Saturday morning, a pedestrian shopping area in the middle of Harrogate. Didn’t have my GPS, didn’t have any details of the cache… I was …

Caches No. 3 & 4 – Found on my way home from work
Wednesday, 3 Jun, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No. 3 & 4 – Found on my way home from work

June 3rd 2009 – Terry’s Lunchbox GCXYJ9 – Cache #3
Do you take the long walk up the hill to the cache ? or the short walk down the hill ?
I admit I took the easy …

Cache No. 2 – White Bridge
Tuesday, 2 Jun, 2009 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 2 – White Bridge

June 2nd 2009 – White Bridge GC1RZAB – Cache #2
Three days later and I go back determined to find the cache that eluded me on my first caching attempt, and found it surprisingly easy… I …