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Articles Archive for April 2012

Caches No’s 1647 to 1660 – The Green Hammerton Walk
Monday, 30 Apr, 2012 – 21:39 | No Comment
Caches No’s 1647 to 1660 – The Green Hammerton Walk

Saturday afternoon after the wettest week in April since records began 140 years ago… and I decided that I would do better walking on tracks and lanes rather than over the fields, so I chose …

Caches No’s 1621 to 1647 – A Weekend Away at Brean Sands
Thursday, 26 Apr, 2012 – 22:00 | No Comment
Caches No’s 1621 to 1647 – A Weekend Away at Brean Sands

Just like last two year this entry will start “I was travelling down to Brean Sands near Weston Super Mare for the weekend, so I thought I’d do a few drive by caches, it’s a …

Caches No’s 1607 to 1620 – The Scarcroft and Bardsey Walks
Thursday, 26 Apr, 2012 – 21:15 | No Comment
Caches No’s 1607 to 1620 – The Scarcroft and Bardsey Walks

To catch up / pull ahead of Adam (UKCacheMag) in terms of number of caches found I need to maximise my numbers when planning cache trips, which isn’t easy as I have done almost all …

Caches No’s 1581 to 1606 – More Cycle Caching
Wednesday, 25 Apr, 2012 – 21:29 | No Comment
Caches No’s 1581 to 1606 – More Cycle Caching

When I was young bicycles used to come with mudguards, mudguards that stopped the spray from wet roads as well as mud from muddy paths leaving the distinctive line up the back of your clothes… …

Caches No’s 1565 to 1580 – Easter Caches
Wednesday, 25 Apr, 2012 – 21:15 | No Comment
Caches No’s 1565 to 1580 – Easter Caches

While I was out walking the Ledsham and Fairburn series the previous afternoon I got a text from a young lady saying she wanted to go to the Seaside. Well, I couldn’t disappoint her and …

Cache No’s 1536 to 1564 – Ledsham and Fairburn Walk
Wednesday, 25 Apr, 2012 – 21:09 | No Comment
Cache No’s 1536 to 1564 – Ledsham and Fairburn Walk

After the success of the Cycle caching last time I thought I would go back to the Ferrybridge area and do another series the following weekend, this time I chose the Ledsham and Fairburn walk, …

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 …