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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Cache No. 3573 – GC5JPB8 Who let the Scothogs out?
Mon, 19/01/15 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 3573 – GC5JPB8 Who let the Scothogs out?

19th January 2015 – Who let the Scothogs out? GC5JPB8 – cache #3573
As with 2014 my first cache of the year was an event cache in a nice warm, dry, mud free pub… And another …

Grid Square SE2046
Sun, 4/01/15 – 18:12 | No Comment
Grid Square SE2046

The Ordnance Survey list has 14 Benchmarks in grid SE2046, most of which are normal Cut Marks, but there are a couple rivets as well. The square does cover my house and is the centre …

Caches No’s 3569 to 3572 – GC578K3 the 4 caches of December
Sat, 20/12/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3569 to 3572 – GC578K3 the 4 caches of December

December is never a very good month for me to find caches, in Dec 2009 I found zero caches, Dec 2010 I found 1 cache, Dec 2011 I only found caches on 1 day, Dec …

Caches No’s 3557 to 3568 – CM’s on the way back home again
Mon, 10/11/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3557 to 3568 – CM’s on the way back home again

After another drunken weekend in Hunstanton on Monday morning it was time for the journey home. I had already found 10 CM’s on the way down and 11 CM’s in Norfolk so was well on …

Caches No’s 3541 to 3556 – Caching Around West Norfolk
Mon, 10/11/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3541 to 3556 – Caching Around West Norfolk

Although there are plenty of things to do in Hunstanton this was my twentyumpteenth annual visit (I’ve come here every Autumn for 60% of my lifetime) so I for the past few years I have …

Caches No’s 3531 to 3540 – CM’s down to Hunstanton
Fri, 7/11/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3531 to 3540 – CM’s down to Hunstanton

My annual Autumn trip to Hunstanton in Norfolk (see 500, 1320, 2170, 2570 & 3320 caches ago) and this time my journey down was on Church Micro Day
The first Church Micro cache was put out …

Cache No.3530 – GC2JNNP ‘Just do it in the dark’ in Buck Woods
Sat, 1/11/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No.3530 – GC2JNNP ‘Just do it in the dark’ in Buck Woods

1st November 2014 – ‘Just do it in the dark’ in Buck Woods GC2JNNP – cache #3530
A nearby Night cache that had been disabled over the summer was restored to full working order Found tonight, …

Caches No’s 3516 to 3529 – CMing and YOSMing my way back Home
Sun, 26/10/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3516 to 3529 – CMing and YOSMing my way back Home

The clocks had gone back while we slept in our hotel room, so we had an extra hour in bed before heading back up to the Harvester for a full breakfast before going our separate …

Caches No’s 3500 to 3515 – Team Something or Other
Sat, 25/10/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3500 to 3515 – Team Something or Other

For the night caches Team Cachemag joined together with a couple of Adam’s friends – Mr Wizz and his fiance Walk on the Wildside. For want of a better name we called ourselves Team Something …

Caches 3462 to 3499 – The 2014 Halloween Mega-Event
Sat, 25/10/14 – 23:58 | No Comment
Caches 3462 to 3499 – The 2014 Halloween Mega-Event

The Halloween Mega was due to be held at Fineshade Wood near Kettering, a Forestry Commission wood with a large visitor centre full of the necessary facilities… however 4 weeks before the event the Forestry …

Caches 3460 and 3461 – Pre-Halloween Capers
Fri, 24/10/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches 3460 and 3461 – Pre-Halloween Capers

24/10/2014 – Welcome to the Halloween Mega 2014 GC5B6Z1 – cache #3460
Eventually I got to the Travelodge at Kettering which was to be our base for the weekend, and eventually the rest of the Cachemag …

Caches No’s 3441 to 3459 – CMing and YOSMing my way to Kettering
Fri, 24/10/14 – 23:58 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3441 to 3459 – CMing and YOSMing my way to Kettering

For the third year I was heading down to the Halloween Mega in Northamptonshire.  Last year I had been carefully planning caches for a couple of weeks beforehand to make the Mega event my 3,000th …