Monthly Archives: January 2016

Caches No’s 3995 to 4000 – A Launch Event Milestone

Five caches to find before my Milestone, and a 17 mile drive to the event – surely I could find enough drive-bys or near drive-bys on the way to get to 3,999 before I got to the event ? (If not there were many caches around the pub where the event was being held that I could rush off to before going into the pub.
So I set off plenty early enough to ensure that even with a couple of hiccups along the way I would reach the event and my 4,000th cache at the same time ! Continue reading

Caches No’s 3957 to 3994 – A long day caching

It was about this time that I started thinking about my 4,000th cache milestone, we had our Mega 2018 Launch event planned for the 30th January and I thought that as a prime mover on the organising committee it would be a fitting thing to make the launch event my milestone. So I had 43 caches to get and just one week to do them in… Fortunately I had a days caching planned on the Sunday before the event, English Pete had arranged for a Breakfast event at a hostelry where a 20 cache series started, or if the weather was inclement there were other series (both walking and drive-by nearby that I could do to get the numbers).
First of all though there were some caches to get on the way… Continue reading

Caches No’s 3938 to 3956 – The Alverthorpe Amble

To further our organisation for the 2018 Mega we had a Committee meeting on a Sunday morning back at the Toby Carvery where we held the initial interest meeting. As some people were having to travel a reasonable distance we decided to have a caching trip round a newish local series afterwards, and to give ourselves a time limit on the committee meeting we let it be known on Facebook that we were going to be starting this series at 12:00 so there were plenty of other cachers coming along with us. Continue reading