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Caches No’s 3018 to 3021 – Trigpoints on the Way Home
Sunday, 27 Oct, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3018 to 3021 – Trigpoints on the Way Home

After raining all night it was surprisingly nice on Sunday morning, so I thought I might go back to the forest and see if it was practical to get to the Trig Point in the …

Caches No’s 3000 to 3017 – Halloween Hides & Creepy Caches 2013
Saturday, 26 Oct, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3000 to 3017 – Halloween Hides & Creepy Caches 2013

There were over a 1,000 cachers at the Halloween Mega. The organisers put out almost 50 caches during the daytime all of which were in an are no more than 2 miles square, some cachers …

Caches No’s 2989 to 2999 – The Way South to 3,000
Friday, 25 Oct, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2989 to 2999 – The Way South to 3,000

I had written the numbers from 3000 to 2980 on a piece of paper and filled in all the caches I intended to find on the way down to Northampton in order against the high …

Caches No’s 2983 to 2988 – Falls Wood Bramley
Wednesday, 23 Oct, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2983 to 2988 – Falls Wood Bramley

A rainy weekend meant more time for planning the caches to go for on the way down to Northampton, I decided to be sensible and only go for the more select caches, a virtual, two …

Caches No’s 2976 to 2982 – Fifty Shades of Caching
Wednesday, 16 Oct, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2976 to 2982 – Fifty Shades of Caching

Another dull, miserable and damp day but a morning appointment put me near Shipley so I thought I would go and get a few caches, and then a few more drive-by’s around home.
NOTE: It had …

Caches No’s 2966 to 2975 – Skipton in the Rain
Monday, 14 Oct, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2966 to 2975 – Skipton in the Rain

As it had rained for the past four days and I had found a total of two caches I was still needing to find 29 more caches and the number of days was getting fewer …

Caches No’s 2964 and 2965 – A Couple of Locals
Saturday, 12 Oct, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2964 and 2965 – A Couple of Locals

I started working out how many caches I was going to look for on the way down to the Halloween Mega. I could easily expand the 5 I was counting on to 10, 15, 20 …

Caches No’s 2957 to 2963 – Buck Woods & Dawson Woods
Wednesday, 9 Oct, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2957 to 2963 –  Buck Woods & Dawson Woods

It was a couple of days after going to Whixley that I could go caching again, and this time it had to be a shorter trip as it was mid afternoon before I could set …

Caches No’s 2933 to 2956 – The Whixley Wander
Monday, 7 Oct, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2933 to 2956 – The Whixley Wander

Monday, and I was down to 62 caches needed in 17 days, but with forecast of the weather getting iffy later in the week I decided to take the afternoon and go and do a …

Caches No’s 2903 to 2932 – Another Drive-By Afternoon
Saturday, 5 Oct, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2903 to 2932 – Another Drive-By Afternoon

The next few days after doing the Timble series I was either busy or it was raining, I had had 92 caches to do in 23 days, 4 caches a day… but as the days …

Caches No’s 2882 to 2902 – The Trail Around Timble
Tuesday, 1 Oct, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2882 to 2902 – The Trail Around Timble

It was about this time I realised that I had found just over 100 caches in September, was nearly at 2,900 caches, and that the Halloween Mega was about three and a half weeks away… …