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 3121 to 3129 – Church Micros Around Brean
Sat, 12/04/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3121 to 3129 – Church Micros Around Brean

The problem with drinking too much vodka is that you are good for nothing the next morning… it took me until 11:30 to be able to face eating or drinking anything, although I had been …

Caches No’s 3109 to 3120 – The Long Drive South to Brean Sands
Fri, 11/04/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3109 to 3120 – The Long Drive South to Brean Sands

Three out of the last four years I have made an entry that starts “I was travelling down to Brean Sands near Weston Super Mare for the weekend, so I thought I’d do a few …

Caches No’s 3104 to 3108 – Queens on the Road to the Station
Wed, 9/04/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3104 to 3108 – Queens on the Road to the Station

A new series of 3 caches and a bonus had been recently put out in Bramhope 4 miles from home which I thought I would have a go at.
First off I didn’t look for GC5074Q …

Caches No’s 3082 to 3103 – Fryston Woods & Maker Madness
Sun, 6/04/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3082 to 3103 – Fryston Woods & Maker Madness

Geocaching.com had put out a message that they wanted people who were expert hiders of caches to hold ‘Maker Madness’ events to pass on their insight in hiding caches on to others. Now I don’t …

Caches No’s 3077 to 3081 – Some New Local Caches
Mon, 24/03/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3077 to 3081 – Some New Local Caches

As I have said on many occasions previously I’m not interested in FTF’s so I don’t bother dashing out for new caches, and when 2 caches popped up down in the town I didn’t pan …

Caches No’s 3073 to 3076 – The “Real” First Caches of the Year
Sat, 8/03/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3073 to 3076 – The “Real” First Caches of the Year

At the end of January I suffered from a trapped nerve in my back, not sciatica like in 2011 but a different nerve cluster. I guess it is because I spent January sat down hiding …

Cache No. 3072 – GC4WB3C 23.01.2014 A FEW DRINKS
Thu, 23/01/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 3072 – GC4WB3C 23.01.2014 A FEW DRINKS

January 2014… the wettest January since wet weather began or something like that anyway. At least living on a hill we were spared the flooding that affected the entire South of the country (well 20yds …

Trigpoint S1801 – Baildon Hill
Sun, 15/12/13 – 21:44 | No Comment
Trigpoint S1801 – Baildon Hill

Another trigpoint that is a YOSM location and quite strange as the next pillar is less than a mile away

Caches No’s 3045 to 3071 – The Omega Series
Sat, 14/12/13 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3045 to 3071 – The Omega Series

Another Facebook call out was for people to walk round the Omega series of caches near Silkstone (Barnsley) before the Christmas Corroboree event… As it was although many people talked about coming the threats of …

Trigpoint 2959 – Rombalds Moor
Fri, 13/12/13 – 21:18 | No Comment
Trigpoint 2959 – Rombalds Moor

This trigpoint was another one I had visited before as it’s a YOSM geocache.  On the top of Ilkley Moor with a view right over Wharfedale to the golfball radomes of Menwith Hill

Trigpoint S1872 – Caley Deer Park
Fri, 13/12/13 – 17:38 | No Comment
Trigpoint S1872 – Caley Deer Park

This trigpoint was one I had visited before to claim as a YOSM geocache. It’s also probably the trigpoint I have visited most times in my life as it’s in the forest park on the …

Grid Square SE1847
Thu, 12/12/13 – 12:13 | No Comment
Grid Square SE1847

The Ordnance Survey list has just 1 Benchmark in grid SE1847, which is a normal Cut Mark