Explorer 297

Explorer Map 297 – Lower Wharfedale & Washburn Valley

Genealogy

My research into the various branches of my family tree

Geocaching

Stories from my Geocaching adventures

WASH

Weekends Away in Sunny Hunstanton

Wharfedale Plus

The adventures of the Waffle-Ale group

Home » Archive by Month

Articles Archive for November 2012

Caches No’s 2224 to 2226 – Geocaches ? There’s One Under Every Rock !
Saturday, 24 Nov, 2012 – 23:26 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2224 to 2226 – Geocaches ? There’s One Under Every Rock !

On Saturday evening on the Geocaching UK Facebook group, Yorkshire Taff put a posting on that he had been up on Ilkley Moor, hidden a new cache and had it turned down by the reviewers …

Caches No’s 2217 to 2223 – A Saturday Morning Shopping Trip
Saturday, 24 Nov, 2012 – 23:17 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2217 to 2223 – A Saturday Morning Shopping Trip

There are a number of caches that invite you to take a walk around a town and gather clues at particular points which are combined to make up the co-ordinates of the final cache. To …

Caches No’s 2209 to 2216 – 5 Miles Out Again
Saturday, 24 Nov, 2012 – 23:06 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2209 to 2216 – 5 Miles Out Again

Not being employed means that I have more time to go out caching than I have previously had, so I am gradually finding all the local caches… my aim is to get back to having …

Caches No’s 2201 to 2208 – Yet another trip to Norfolk
Friday, 23 Nov, 2012 – 15:27 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2201 to 2208 – Yet another trip to Norfolk

My annual Autumn trip to Hunstanton in Norfolk (see 850, 1,250 & 2,000 caches ago). This time I did not do any caching on the way down, mainly because I was going via Nottingham, and …

Caches No’s 2190 to 2200 – The Old Road from Cookridge Pt 2
Friday, 23 Nov, 2012 – 15:14 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2190 to 2200 – The Old Road from Cookridge Pt 2

The evening after I went up Otley Old Road and to Cookridge some more new caches were put out – on the same footpaths as I had walked earlier that day… so the next morning …

Caches No’s 2181 to 2189 – The Old Road from Cookridge Pt 1
Friday, 23 Nov, 2012 – 14:56 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2181 to 2189 – The Old Road from Cookridge Pt 1

A Frosty, foggy Sunday morning took me out to find some new caches put out in a familiar place – where the Bramhope Circular walk caches were hidden earlier this year…

Caches No’s 2179 and 2180 – Mud, Glorious Mud
Friday, 23 Nov, 2012 – 14:38 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2179 and 2180 – Mud, Glorious Mud

2nd November 2012 – Don’t Look Down! GC33J1T – cache #2179
I really don’t like mud, so what the hell am I doing out walking in it ? – That was a thought I had many …

Caches No’s 2169 to 2178 – Homeward Bound
Saturday, 3 Nov, 2012 – 11:09 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2169 to 2178 – Homeward Bound

Sunday morning and ¬†fortunately with the clocks going back we had an extra hour in bed as our long day at the HH&CC and then a late night curry had taken it’s toll… so it …

Caches No’s 2152 to 2168 – Creepy Night-time Caches
Friday, 2 Nov, 2012 – 23:41 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2152 to 2168 – Creepy Night-time Caches

At 7:00pm the night-time caches were released, it was a right scrum to get the handouts with the cache locations on and then the FTF chasers were racing off to find the caches. Adam, Bexi …

Caches No’s 2137 to 2151 – Halloween Hides and Creepy Caches
Friday, 2 Nov, 2012 – 22:44 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2137 to 2151 – Halloween Hides and Creepy Caches

Stanwick Lakes, a unique 750acre countryside attraction and nature reserve in the heart of Northamptonshire’s beautiful Nene Valley, and widely considered to be one of the region’s most imaginative outdoor activity destinations. It offers the …

Caches No’s 2130 to 2136 – Driving down to Wellingborough
Friday, 2 Nov, 2012 – 11:01 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2130 to 2136 – Driving down to Wellingborough

Friday, and I was heading down to Northamptonshire to attend the “Halloween Hides & Creepy Caches” event and it just so happened that I had some unfinished business in Nottingham so my route took me …

Trackable No.4 – The Kryptos Geocoin
Thursday, 1 Nov, 2012 – 16:35 | No Comment
Trackable No.4 – The Kryptos Geocoin

This trackable geocoin was the reward for being the first person to solve Jacaru’s Kryptos Cache. I’m not really too sure what I am going to do with it… apart from keep it !
At the …