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

Benchmarks
Mon, 18/11/13 – 18:01 | No Comment

I have found listed a total of 62 Benchmarks within a 5km (3 mile) radius of home – I’ve decided that this is probably far enough to cover all that I can sensibly see from …

Other Ordnance Survey Monuments
Mon, 18/11/13 – 17:55 | No Comment

There are 61 other OS monuments listed on Explorer 297, most of these on the levelling line between Skipton and Wetherby which runs along the (old) main road through Pool, Otley, Ilkley and Addingham. Apart …

Trigpoints
Mon, 18/11/13 – 16:16 | No Comment

There are 27 Trig points on Explorer 297 – well that is 27 trig point pillar locations – though 4 of them are destroyed – I guess for completeness I still have to go and …

Caches No’s 3024 to 3037 – Yet Another Trip To Norfolk – Again !
Mon, 11/11/13 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3024 to 3037 – Yet Another Trip To Norfolk – Again !

My annual Autumn trip to Hunstanton in Norfolk (see 820, 1670, 2070 & 2,820 caches ago). On this trip I had planned a whole slew of caches for the way down, but then on 5th …

Caches No’s 3022 & 3023 – Geocaching in Space
Wed, 6/11/13 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3022 & 3023 – Geocaching in Space

Geocaching Rockets into Space (Again) – On 7th November Astronaut Rick Mastracchio took off from the launch pad in Khazakstan to go to the International Space Station. With him he took a Travel Bug (TB5JJN1) …

Caches No’s 3018 to 3021 – Trigpoints on the Way Home
Sun, 27/10/13 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3018 to 3021 – Trigpoints on the Way Home

After raining all night it was surprisingly nice on Sunday morning, so I thought I might go back to the forest and see if it was practical to get to the Trig Point in the …

Caches No’s 3000 to 3017 – Halloween Hides & Creepy Caches 2013
Sat, 26/10/13 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3000 to 3017 – Halloween Hides & Creepy Caches 2013

There were over a 1,000 cachers at the Halloween Mega. The organisers put out almost 50 caches during the daytime all of which were in an are no more than 2 miles square, some cachers …

Caches No’s 2989 to 2999 – The Way South to 3,000
Fri, 25/10/13 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2989 to 2999 – The Way South to 3,000

I had written the numbers from 3000 to 2980 on a piece of paper and filled in all the caches I intended to find on the way down to Northampton in order against the high …

Caches No’s 2983 to 2988 – Falls Wood Bramley
Wed, 23/10/13 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2983 to 2988 – Falls Wood Bramley

A rainy weekend meant more time for planning the caches to go for on the way down to Northampton, I decided to be sensible and only go for the more select caches, a virtual, two …

Caches No’s 2976 to 2982 – Fifty Shades of Caching
Wed, 16/10/13 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2976 to 2982 – Fifty Shades of Caching

Another dull, miserable and damp day but a morning appointment put me near Shipley so I thought I would go and get a few caches, and then a few more drive-by’s around home.
NOTE: It had …

Caches No’s 2966 to 2975 – Skipton in the Rain
Mon, 14/10/13 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2966 to 2975 – Skipton in the Rain

As it had rained for the past four days and I had found a total of two caches I was still needing to find 29 more caches and the number of days was getting fewer …

Caches No’s 2964 and 2965 – A Couple of Locals
Sat, 12/10/13 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2964 and 2965 – A Couple of Locals

I started working out how many caches I was going to look for on the way down to the Halloween Mega. I could easily expand the 5 I was counting on to 10, 15, 20 …