Heading for 5000
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Mon, 19/08/19 – 11:53 | No Comment

It seems to have been a long time since I reached a milestone cache – My 4,000th cache was the first ‘Meet the Mega Committee’ event we held back in January 2016, over three and …

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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

Caches No’s 4659 to 4662 – Four Events To Start 2019
Wed, 27/03/19 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4659 to 4662 – Four Events To Start 2019

Last years first post was called Three Events to Start 2018 – so the title was almost reused for this year, however last year the three events were in the first 5 weeks of the …

Caches No’s 4656, 4657 & 4658 – 2018 in 2018, or just 187
Mon, 31/12/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4656, 4657 & 4658   – 2018 in 2018, or just 187

The final day of 2018, as last year we got a souvenir for finding a cache on New Years Eve so that wasn’t the reason for going caching at all, we had a much more …

Caches No’s 4642 to 4655 – Not Unlucky in Southport
Sun, 30/12/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4642 to 4655 – Not Unlucky in Southport

Next day Jen and I headed for the seaside – well with a team name like ‘Life’s a Beach’ is it any wonder we often find ourselves at the seaside ?
The seaside in question this …

Caches No’s 4638 to 4641 – Filling the Wright girls D/T Grid
Sat, 29/12/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4638 to 4641 – Filling the Wright girls D/T Grid

In between Christmas and New Year I went down to see Jen again in Shropshire, and we managed two milestones for her, the first was in the afternoon of the day I went down, we …

Caches No’s 4629 to 4637 – Yorkshire Christmas Fayre 2018
Sun, 25/11/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4629 to 4637 – Yorkshire Christmas Fayre 2018

We had held a Christmas Fayre the previous two years to help raise money for our Mega, now that was over we decided to keep holding it to raise money for the next Megas – …

Cache No. 4628 – Event: For All Hallows’ Eve
Wed, 31/10/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 4628 – Event: For All Hallows’ Eve

31st October 2018 – Event: For All Hallows’ Eve ~ 31st October 2018 GC7YVRJ – cache #4628
A lunchtime event at Gargrave, I arrived late but it wasn’t until 10:30am that an appointment got put back …

Caches No’s 4612 to 4627 – Winter Geolympix 2018
Sat, 27/10/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4612 to 4627 – Winter Geolympix 2018

Another weekend away, this time for the Winter geolympix which were held in the same location as the last Geolympix (Jul 2016 – cache 4070) in the Ashridge forest near Tring.
It would have been a …

Caches No’s 4608 to 4611 – A Frustrating Morning
Wed, 10/10/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4608 to 4611 – A Frustrating Morning

Further catching up on local caches that had been placed while I was busy with the Mega… This morning I popped up to do Smurfs Anniversary cache, then headed on to a cache placed for …

Cache No. 4607 – Smurf and paulbarratt’s 10 Year Cachaversary
Wed, 10/10/18 – 23:58 | No Comment
Cache No. 4607 – Smurf and paulbarratt’s 10 Year Cachaversary

10th October 2018 – Smurf and paulbarratt’s 10 Year Cachaversary GC75E9J – cache #4607
It’s been far too long between this cache being placed and my finding of it.
Shaun was a friend, and I can see …

Caches No’s 4597 to 4606 – Sun Lane on a Sunny Day
Tue, 9/10/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4597 to 4606 – Sun Lane on a Sunny Day

Another bright and sunny October afternoon, and what with the 10,000 steps a day and seeing Jen I have got back into the swing of geocaching, a mojo that has been missing for a couple …

Caches No’s 4591 to 4596 – Caching with the Wright Girl
Tue, 2/10/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4591 to 4596 – Caching with the Wright Girl

I’d got on well with Jen of the Wright girls in Wales and Dublin so I went down to stay with her for a couple of days, and while there we went to Talacre Beach …

BR Otley Trail
Wed, 26/09/18 – 23:59 | No Comment
BR Otley Trail

It was a nice sunny afternoon and up popped a new series of caches just a couple of miles from home… so I set out to find them… Cache 1 was weird, the coords seemed …