The 2018 UK Mega Event
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Fri, 26/08/16 – 16:08 | No Comment

Back in March last year (March 2015 that is) I was at an event in Harrogate talking to Robin (Harrogate Hunters) and Steve (Mad Yokel) – or rather I was listening to them discussing the …

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Explorer 297

Explorer Map 297 – Lower Wharfedale & Washburn Valley

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Caches No’s 4005, 4006 & 4007 – March Caches
Sun, 20/03/16 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4005, 4006 & 4007 – March Caches

The Mega 2018 Committee decided that as we had held our inaugural “Meet the Committee” meeting in West Yorkshire we ought to do one in North, East and South Yorkshire as well, so we could …

Caches No’s 4001 to 4004 – February Events in a Leap Year
Mon, 29/02/16 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4001 to 4004 – February Events in a Leap Year

I found six and a half times as many caches in January 2016 as I have in all the other January’s in the 6 years I have been caching put together… February on the other …

Caches No’s 3995 to 4000 – A Launch Event Milestone
Sat, 30/01/16 – 23:59 | No Comment
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 …

Caches No’s 3957 to 3994 – A long day caching
Sat, 23/01/16 – 23:59 | No Comment
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 …

Caches No’s 3938 to 3956 – The Alverthorpe Amble
Sun, 17/01/16 – 23:59 | No Comment
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 …

Caches No’s 3936 and 3937 – Back in the saddle again
Sun, 10/01/16 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3936 and 3937 – Back in the saddle again

Strange to find that I haven’t used that title since 2012… I had this idea in my head that I used it for the first caches of every year, but I only used in for …

Caches No’s 3934 and 3935 – The End of the Year Show
Sat, 12/12/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3934 and 3935 – The End of the Year Show

2015 was not a very good year for caching as far as my statistics are concerned. I only found 363 caches, not even one per year, certainly my lowest total of any of the 6 full …

Caches No’s 3924 to 3933 – Autumn in Hunstanton, 2015 Style
Mon, 9/11/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3924 to 3933 – Autumn in Hunstanton, 2015 Style

My annual Autumn trip to Hunstanton in Norfolk (see 380, 890, 1700, 2550, 2950 & 3700 caches ago) and by now I have found almost all of the reasonable caches on the route (especially as …

Caches No’s 3907 to 3923 – A Welsh Halloween Part 3
Sun, 1/11/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3907 to 3923 – A Welsh Halloween Part 3

On the Sunday we had breakfast in the hotel (The Royal White Lion, as in the headline picture, our room was the left end one on the second floor) and decided to head up to …

Caches No’s 3880 to 3906 – A Welsh Halloween Part 2
Sat, 31/10/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3880 to 3906 – A Welsh Halloween Part 2

Saturday morning, and after a good breakfast we decided that the itinerary for the day would be to go caching around Bala Lake, then come back to town for some lunch, then some caches near …

Caches No’s 3868 to 3879 – A Welsh Halloween Part 1
Fri, 30/10/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3868 to 3879 – A Welsh Halloween Part 1

When the Halloween Mega Committee announced they were having a rest this year Adam (UKCacheMag) said ‘Let’s go to the Camping thing in Wales instead’ So we did. Camping at the end of October isn’t …

Caches No’s 3865, 3866 & 3867 – Filling the 9th Month
Thu, 29/10/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3865, 3866 & 3867 – Filling the 9th Month

In my continuing attempts to fill the caching calendar I had 3 more days to fill in October. I had decisions to make about which caches to go for, do I go for caches local …