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 5116 to 5120 – Project GC Lab Caches
Wed, 22/01/20 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 5116 to 5120 – Project GC Lab Caches

Adventure Lab Caches were supposed to give people a chance to do caches where it was not possible or practical to put a physical cache…
Like Project-GC’s website !

Caches No’s 5103 to 5115 – A Day in Saltaire
Sat, 18/01/20 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 5103 to 5115 – A Day in Saltaire

Early in the year Groundspeak started inviting cachers to set their own Adventure Lab caches, at first they sent out an email asking people to apply, but later they just started sending out invitations at …

Cache No.5102 – ‘uddersfield ‘ogmanay 2020
Tue, 7/01/20 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No.5102 – ‘uddersfield ‘ogmanay 2020

The traditional first cache of the year, the trip to Huddersfield on the Tuesday on the first whole week of the year for the Hogmanay event. So off we go to the pub.

Caches No’s 5087 to 5101 – Yorkshire Christmas Fayre IV
Sun, 1/12/19 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 5087 to 5101 – Yorkshire Christmas Fayre IV

We had held a Christmas Fayre the previous three years to help raise money for the UK Mega, twice for ourselves and then last year we raised money for the Aberdeenshire Mega, this time it …

Caches No’s 5078 to 5086 – Autumn Caches and Events
Wed, 27/11/19 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 5078 to 5086 – Autumn Caches and Events

For the first time since 1986 I didn’t go to Norfolk for a weekend in the Autumn… Angel78 wasn’t interested in going this year so after 34 years of going and drinking too much and …

Caches No’s 5047 to 5077 – GeoCoinFest Sunday
Sun, 8/09/19 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 5047 to 5077 – GeoCoinFest Sunday

So, after another good nights sleep in the hotel it was back into Manchester for some more caching and for the Flash Mob event… bit of an issue getting into town as the Corporation were …

Caches No’s 5020 to 5046 – GeoCoinFest Saturday
Sat, 7/09/19 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 5020 to 5046 – GeoCoinFest Saturday

GeoCoinFest Europe is a traveling Mega event celebrating geocoins, tags, and trackables and made it’s way to celebrate in Manchester. This is an indoor event that is set up similar to a trade show where …

Caches No’s 5007 to 5019 – GeoCoinFest Friday
Fri, 6/09/19 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 5007 to 5019 – GeoCoinFest Friday

The Annual European Geocoinfest is a Mega event all about Geocoins… something I have no interest at all in – well in the 10 years I have been caching I have paid money for exactly …

Cache No. 5006 – A Rare FTF
Tue, 3/09/19 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 5006 – A Rare FTF

I haven’t had an FTF for many years, July 2014 was my last, cache #3316 En Route Through Otley, but when a new multi cache popped up in Ilkley I thought I would go and …

Caches No’s 4998 to 5005 – The 5,000th Cache
Sun, 1/09/19 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4998 to 5005 – The 5,000th Cache

So, after an extended caching session the previous evening I set off down to Lincoln

Caches No’s 4982 to 4997 – Hillgorilla’s a Beast Part 2
Sat, 31/08/19 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4982 to 4997 – Hillgorilla’s a Beast Part 2

A week to go to the Manchester Geocoinfest and only 19 caches to go, which actually presented a problem, Which cache to do for the milestone and how to manipulate things so that I got …

Caches No’s 4969 to 4981 – The Streak
Sat, 31/08/19 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4969 to 4981 – The Streak

For the last few years Groundspeak have come up with odd ways to keep people caching over the summer, they do this by having events that if you complete them they give you a ‘souvenir’ …