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Articles Archive for May 2010

Geocaching Anniversary
Sunday, 30 May, 2010 – 22:28 | No Comment
Geocaching Anniversary

Today marks the first year of my Geocaching hobby – I think I must enjoy it !

One Year On – Caches No’s 531 – 537
Sunday, 30 May, 2010 – 22:11 | No Comment
One Year On – Caches No’s 531 – 537

30th May 2009
Today marks the first anniversary of my geocaching hobby. To mark this ‘birthday’ I decided I ought to go and find a 5/5 cache – one given 5stars for difficulty and 5stars for …

The Working Week – Caches No’s 527 – 530
Sunday, 30 May, 2010 – 17:43 | No Comment
The Working Week – Caches No’s 527 – 530

25th May 2010 – Janet and John go caching GC28ZV9 – cache #527
So, Sunday afternoon I had cleared all the five caches in Buck Wood, a whole swathe of the geocaching.com map turned from …

On Ilkla’ Moor Ba’ T’at – Caches No’s 514 – 526
Thursday, 27 May, 2010 – 23:53 | No Comment
On Ilkla’ Moor Ba’ T’at – Caches No’s 514 – 526

22nd May 2010 – Hangingstone GCX516 – cache #514
Saturday was a hot sunny day, very hot in fact, so I hid from it until the evening and then went out up Ilkley Moor to have …

Five Miles Out – Caches No’s 508-513
Thursday, 27 May, 2010 – 23:43 | No Comment
Five Miles Out – Caches No’s 508-513

17th May 2010 – Archie’s Walk #5 – In the Wood GC1HHBM – cache #508
After succeeding to the 500 mark with several days to spare it was time for a new challenge, and getting to …

500 Up ! – Caches No’s 491 – 507
Sunday, 23 May, 2010 – 22:45 | No Comment
500 Up ! – Caches No’s 491 – 507

15th May 2010 – EVERGREEN GC1DTPC – cache #491
A sunny Saturday afternoon, FA Cup Final or caching ? I chose caching.
There is a country park on the south edge of Bingley about 8 miles from …

Where has tha’ bin since I saw thee ? – Caches No’s 481 – 490
Sunday, 23 May, 2010 – 22:30 | No Comment
Where has tha’ bin since I saw thee ? – Caches No’s 481 – 490

14th May 2010 – Burley’s Crack GC1R8X8 – cache #481
A pleasantly warm Friday night, what better to do than go for a walk over the moors ? In this case obviously Ilkley moor, a place …

L’escargots – Caches No’s 469 – 480
Saturday, 15 May, 2010 – 21:00 | No Comment
L’escargots – Caches No’s 469 – 480

10th May 2010 – The Weston World, The Weston Walk GC14F0A – cache #469
I did the feeder caches for this 6 weeks or so ago, but couldn’t find this cache as it had seemingly disappeared …

Woodhall Wander – Caches No’s 461 – 468
Thursday, 13 May, 2010 – 21:59 | No Comment
Woodhall Wander – Caches No’s 461 – 468

May 9th 2010 – Curse of the FTF Leeds # 7 – Woodhall Lake GC26QC8 – cache #461
After spending 8 days away and almost 9 hours driving home from Inverness on Saturday the only thing …

Is It A Monster ? – Caches No’s 443 – 460
Thursday, 13 May, 2010 – 21:53 | No Comment
Is It A Monster ? – Caches No’s 443 – 460

May 7th 2010 – Monster Drive – Invermoriston GC1PAKR – cache #443
Last day of our week in Scotland, and everyone was having a chilling day as it was going to be a long drive home, …

What’s That Coming Over The Hill ? – Caches No’s 431 – 442
Thursday, 13 May, 2010 – 21:38 | No Comment
What’s That Coming Over The Hill ? – Caches No’s 431 – 442

May 1st 2010 – Motorway Mayhem – M74 J5(version 2) GC1HAWA – cache #431
Heading North for a weeks holiday by Loch Ness with Angel78 and a bunch of friends, we stopped overnight in the Holiday …