The 2018 UK Mega Event
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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 2179 and 2180 – Mud, Glorious Mud
Fri, 23/11/12 – 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
Sat, 3/11/12 – 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
Fri, 2/11/12 – 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
Fri, 2/11/12 – 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
Fri, 2/11/12 – 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
Thu, 1/11/12 – 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 …

Caches No’s 2092 to 2129 – The Number of the Beast Challenge
Wed, 31/10/12 – 17:07 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2092 to 2129 – The Number of the Beast Challenge

Another aspect of Geocaching that I haven’t explored before are Challenge Caches. These are caches that although you are given the co-ordinates you can only log if you have completed a particular caching challenge, be …

Cache No 2091 – International Earthcache Day
Wed, 31/10/12 – 14:32 | No Comment
Cache No 2091 – International Earthcache Day

The first Sunday of ¬†Earth Science Week is International Earthcache Day (sounds all very American to me !) a day when cachers celebrate by going out and finding an Earthcache. These are not like other …

Caches No’s 2089 and 2090 – Two New Ones
Wed, 31/10/12 – 14:11 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2089 and 2090 – Two New Ones

As I had been getting a few FTF’s lately when a local cache was published late one evening up on Ilkley Moor I decided that I would set off to work early and go and …

Caches No’s 2087 and 2088 – Knaresborough Flash Mob
Wed, 31/10/12 – 13:56 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2087 and 2088 – Knaresborough Flash Mob

6th October 2012 – Wear a Hat for Jack – FLASH MOB ! GC3W2T8 – cache #2087
A Flash Mob is becoming a popular type of Cacher’s Meeting, and there were some very suspicious looking characters …

Caches No’s 2069 to 2086 – A Jacaru Puzzle Cache Day
Wed, 31/10/12 – 13:04 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2069 to 2086 – A Jacaru Puzzle Cache Day

A Jacaru Puzzle Cache Day ?
A few weeks ago I generated a PQ of unfound puzzle caches, and the fourth nearest where I live was Jacaru’s five star puzzle GC3QPR1 – Kryptos, which I solved …

Caches No’s 2066, 67 & 68 – Three F.T.F.’s
Wed, 31/10/12 – 12:01 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2066, 67 & 68 – Three F.T.F.’s

There are some people who rush out to be First To Find on any new cache that appears in the area, it’s something I’ve never really bothered with – in fact I don’t even know …