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 Map 297 – Lower Wharfedale & Washburn Valley

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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 …

Caches No’s 3434 to 3440 – Events and EarthCaches
Sun, 12/10/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3434 to 3440 – Events and EarthCaches

The second Sunday in October is International Earthcache Day – a day when cachers celebrate by going out and finding an Earthcache. Now I have found all the Earthcaches local to me, so I didn’t …

Cache No. 3433 – Quiet Drinks GC5C7P9
Tue, 23/09/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 3433 – Quiet Drinks GC5C7P9

Due to an agonisingly painful reccurence of the trapped nerve in my back, which had been grumbling on since February, my attempts to fill the caching calendar failed, the next blank days I had were …

Cache No. 3432 – Wooden Sculpture GC4VTED
Wed, 3/09/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 3432 – Wooden Sculpture GC4VTED

3rd September 2014 – Wooden Sculpture GC4VTED – cache # 3432
Yet another blank day on my caching calendar so I went to find a cache… I Was a little worried when I got to GZ …

Cache No. 3431 – Bug’s Eye View GC56YQ5
Tue, 2/09/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 3431 – Bug’s Eye View GC56YQ5

2nd September 2014 – Bug’s Eye View GC56YQ5 – cache # 3431
After a quick shopping trip I went out on to Ilkley moor to find a cache.
You get Bug’s Eye View of my house from …

Cache No. 3430 – Nelson’s View GC3V3FX
Mon, 25/08/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 3430 – Nelson’s View GC3V3FX

25th August 2014 – Nelsons’ View GC3V3FX – cache #3430
Another blank date on my geocaching calendar which needed a cache to fill it – and this was it.
I spent the afternoon walking with my sister …

Cache No. 3429 – GC57XA2 – Gateway to Stainburn Moor
Sat, 16/08/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 3429 – GC57XA2 – Gateway to Stainburn Moor

16th August 2014 – Gateway to Stainburn Moor GC57XA2 – cache #3429
As the blurb says “International Geocaching Day is celebrated around the world on the third Saturday of August”, so on the 3rd Saturday in …

Cache No. 3428 – GC4VXR8 – The green pole I said!
Tue, 5/08/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 3428 – GC4VXR8 – The green pole I said!

I needed to find a cache to fill in a blank date on my caching calendar and as I had a Dental appointment half a mile away this was the cache I went for.
An easy …

Cache No. 3427 – GC59C5R – Bradford’s Souvenir
Mon, 4/08/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 3427 – GC59C5R – Bradford’s Souvenir

As not everyone can go to the Mega to get their ‘Socializer’ souvenir for their 7 Souvenirs of August there are many events organised up and down the country in August to allow people to …

Caches No’s 3400 to 3426 – The Way Back Home From Ayr
Sun, 3/08/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3400 to 3426 – The Way Back Home From Ayr

The day after the mega we decided that while in Ayr we ought to visit Alloway (an Ayr suburb) and the area’s most famous son… Ayrshire is proud to be the birthplace of Robert Burns, …

Caches No’s 3388 to 3399 – The UK Mega Event 2014 – Ayrshire and Arran
Sat, 2/08/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3388 to 3399 – The UK Mega Event 2014 – Ayrshire and Arran

The third UK mega I have been to, the first was cache #2000, the second cache #2750… I suppose I really should have made more of an effort to get this years Mega to be …