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

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Caches No’s 2000 to 2014 – A Mega Event
Tue, 2/10/12 – 14:12 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2000 to 2014 – A Mega Event

11th August 2012 – North West England 2012 – The 5th Annual UK Mega GC2X1TM – cache #2000
My 2,000th cache – The Annual Mega Event, the largest gathering of cachers in the UK. I was …

Caches No’s 1990 to 1999 – The Diversion to Cartmel
Tue, 2/10/12 – 9:37 | No Comment
Caches No’s 1990 to 1999 – The Diversion to Cartmel

A few days before the Mega I was playing around with some Puzzle Caches, and found one that had been put out 3 months previously but no-one had solved yet, a Five Star difficulty cache, …

Caches No’s 1979 to 1988 – Saturday night Around Skipton
Thu, 27/09/12 – 13:51 | No Comment
Caches No’s 1979 to 1988 – Saturday night Around Skipton

Still with 20 caches to go and 7 days to do them in I took advantage of it being dry on Saturday evening to head over to Skipton and get some easy ‘drive by’ caches …

Caches No’s 1957 to 1978 – Hackfall Woods
Thu, 27/09/12 – 12:36 | No Comment
Caches No’s 1957 to 1978 – Hackfall Woods

I decided that the only way I was going to achieve my target of 43 caches was to take a day off work and go caching to make up for the weekend I’d ‘lost’ through …

Caches No’s 1947 to 1956 – Encompassing the Campus
Mon, 6/08/12 – 21:04 | No Comment
Caches No’s 1947 to 1956 – Encompassing the Campus

Having missed out on the weekend caching due to illness I had some ground to make up 52 caches to go and only 11 days until the Mega, so as soon as I was almost …

Caches 1942 to 1946 – Sunday Evening Locals
Sun, 5/08/12 – 0:05 | No Comment
Caches 1942 to 1946 – Sunday Evening Locals

My plan to get to 2,000 caches at the mega suffered greatly from a virus making me ill and unable to go caching for a few days, I was hoping that with 50 odd caches …

Caches No’s 1925 to 1941 – IN-CAche-PACITATED
Wed, 1/08/12 – 21:06 | No Comment
Caches No’s 1925 to 1941 –  IN-CAche-PACITATED

After a drunken night barbecuing and chatting until it was almost light again, I decided that I would do the local drive-by series before setting of home. I was intending to do this series last …

Caches 1912 to 1924 – Some ‘A’ Roads, Two Lanes and a Footpath
Wed, 1/08/12 – 20:58 | No Comment
Caches 1912 to 1924 – Some ‘A’ Roads, Two Lanes and a Footpath

My annual camping trip to Norfolk, and the drive down gave the opportunity to pick up some new caches that had appeared since I last was heading down that way in November. This year I …

Cache No 1911 – GC3NX6Z Ferniehurst Dell
Sun, 29/07/12 – 16:21 | No Comment
Cache No 1911 – GC3NX6Z Ferniehurst Dell

18th July 2012 –  Ferniehurst Dell GC3NX6Z – cache #1911
The sun came out at lunchtime so I went for the nearest cache to work… no GPS with me, I just looked at the map before I …

Cache No’s 1907 to 1910 – Towpath Cyclo-cacheing
Sun, 29/07/12 – 16:17 | No Comment
Cache No’s 1907 to 1910 – Towpath Cyclo-cacheing

The following day, Sunday, I had a couple of hours spare in the late afternoon and as I had repaired the puncture in my bike tyre that I got riding over hawthorn hedge clippings when …

Cache No’s 1892 to 1906 – Around Sharrow
Sun, 29/07/12 – 16:11 | No Comment
Cache No’s 1892 to 1906 – Around Sharrow

Adam (UKCacheMag) and I have decided to go to the UK Mega at Cartmel in 4 weeks time, and I thought that such a prestigious gathering would make a suitable milestone cache for my 2,000th …

Cache No 1891 – GC3MMK0 wild west baildon
Sun, 29/07/12 – 16:03 | No Comment
Cache No 1891 – GC3MMK0  wild west baildon

12th July 2012 – wild west baildon GC3MMK0 – cache #1891
A nice day for a lunchtime caching trip from work, I looked for this cache the previous lunchtime as well and can’t believe I didn’t …