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

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 Nos. 17 to 24 – Camping in the Dales
Mon, 15/06/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches Nos. 17 to 24 – Camping in the Dales

On a hot weekend in June I went camping at the Dalesbridge Outdoor Centre just outside Austwick. I was camping with members of Plus groups from around the country and a couple of these are also …

Cache No. 16 – So how big is a Nano ?
Thu, 11/06/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 16 – So how big is a Nano ?

June 11th 2009 – EGNM – Holding Point Echo One GC1BGJX – Cache #16
Holding Point Echo One is at an Airport viewing car park next to a graveyard, I had gone there a couple of …

Caches Nos. 9 to 15 – Seven in One Blow for the Etrex
Mon, 8/06/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches Nos. 9 to 15 –  Seven in One Blow for the Etrex

My Garmin Etrex GPSR arrived, £40 on Ebay.
June 8th 2009 – Off Yer Trolley! (Otley “W”) GC1G2HK – Cache #9
The first cache of the day I found on my way home… in the supermarket car …

Caches No. 7 & 8 – Jenny’s Cottage
Sun, 7/06/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No. 7 & 8 – Jenny’s Cottage

June 7th 2009 – Dachevronron GCR44F – Cache #7
Another cache in a familiar place to me, in the final remains of a local landmark known as Jenny’s Cottage (see photograph and details here)
June 7th 2009 …

Caches No. 5 & 6 – End of the first week
Sat, 6/06/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No. 5 & 6 – End of the first week

June 6th 2009 – Harrogate Urban Micro #1 GCOQ4E – Cache #5
Saturday morning, a pedestrian shopping area in the middle of Harrogate. Didn’t have my GPS, didn’t have any details of the cache… I was …

Caches No. 3 & 4 – Found on my way home from work
Wed, 3/06/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No. 3 & 4 – Found on my way home from work

June 3rd 2009 – Terry’s Lunchbox GCXYJ9 – Cache #3
Do you take the long walk up the hill to the cache ? or the short walk down the hill ?
I admit I took the easy …

Cache No. 2 – White Bridge
Tue, 2/06/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 2 – White Bridge

June 2nd 2009 – White Bridge GC1RZAB – Cache #2
Three days later and I go back determined to find the cache that eluded me on my first caching attempt, and found it surprisingly easy… I …

Cache No. 1 – Gallows Path
Sat, 30/05/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 1 – Gallows Path

May 30th 2009 – Gallows Path GC1RZA8 – Cache #1
The first cache I found… It isn’t the nearest one to my house, though I did walk there.
Actually I couldn’t find the nearest one to my …