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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 No 48, 49 & 50 – Googling for the Puzzle Cache
Fri, 10/07/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No 48, 49 & 50 – Googling for the Puzzle Cache

July 10th 2009 – Jake’s Jaunt GC1R2KD – Cache #48
My first puzzle cache.
It involved a bit of work to find the solution… the ‘Jake’ in ‘Jakes Jaunt’ refers to 70’s  folk singer Jake Thackray, and …

Cache No. 47 – Old Hollings Hill
Wed, 8/07/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 47 – Old Hollings Hill

July 8th 2009 – Old Hollings Hill GC1GBGY – Cache #47
I’d looked for this cache a couple of times before, it being quite local to where I work… but I hadn’t found it, mainly because …

Caches Nos. 39 to 46 – Technology Change 2 – Garmin Vista HCX
Sun, 5/07/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches Nos. 39 to 46 – Technology Change 2 – Garmin Vista HCX

When I had been camping with my friends I had been impressed with DivingDJ’s Oregon 300 and the map function thereon, so when I got back I started watching Ebay for a suitable replacement to …

Cache No. 38 – The Canker Well
Fri, 3/07/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 38 – The Canker Well

July 3rd 2009 – The Canker Well  GC11Q8C – Cache #38
This cache is just at the end of a parade of shops… I have been a regular to the parade of shops for all my life and …

Caches No. 36 & 37 – Saturday Morning Trip To The Shops
Sat, 27/06/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No. 36 & 37 – Saturday Morning Trip To The Shops

A couple of quickies picked up on my way out shopping one Saturday morning.
June 27th 2009 – Denton Jct  GCX8KK – Cache #36
The finders logs for this were a bit confusing, some had spotted it easily …

Caches No. 33, 34 & 35 – More Walking by the River
Thu, 18/06/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No. 33, 34 & 35 – More Walking by the River

June 18th 2009 – A Riverside Walk, Stumpy  GC1PD5K – Cache #33
A couple of days later I ventured out once more to find some more caches… although I had one cache missing I had enough of …

Caches Nos. 25 to 32 – A Summers Evening by the River
Tue, 16/06/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches Nos. 25 to 32 – A Summers Evening by the River

Being keen following my weekend caching with friends for the first time I also felt a little bit of a beginner as I had found so few caches compared with them… so the n ext …

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 …