In an experiment this year, we decided for a bit of fun to offer people the opportunity to vote for the best of the logs and photos from the past 12 months. After some discussion we decided on seven categories and to use survey monkey’s wonderful free multi choice mechanism to gather votes.
Below are listed the Awards and winners, click on GC Code for Cache and Title for winning item
Note on Caches: Since 9 Usual suspects ‘formed’ we have placed 36 Traditional Geocaches, “29 of 29 Sit down and Admire the Bridge” is the most popular with well over 300 “found logs”. We have created 4 mystery caches, 1 multi-cache and the first Wherigo in North Wales, with more caches to come in 2018.
Best 2017 log on a 9 Usual Suspects cache
Best 2017 photo on a 9 Usual Suspects cache
Note on Events : 9 Usual Suspects held 24 Events in 2017, 3 of which were CITO’s.
48 different Cachers logged an attendance, travelling from all over the UK, we also had 6 Cachers from Germany, 2 Cachers from Finland and 2 Cachers from Denmark.
Best 2017 log on a 9 Usual Suspects event
Best 2017 photo on a 9 Usual Suspects event
Runner up: Team at around the stacks by Bess’s Friends
3rd Place: Picture of Ray and Bryan having a chat by Ann@Birdbrook
Best 2017 Venue
Winner Witches Brew Tea Rooms, Pwllheli
Runner up: Rocklands
3rd Place: The Australia, Porthmadog
4th Place: Madhia Indian, Garndolbenmaen
5th Place: Snowdonia Park, Waunfawr
6th Place: The Antelope, Bangor
Best new cache in Gwynedd published in 2017
Winner 9 Usual Suspects – GC7C4Y9 – Traeth Lafan Wherigo (Welshgirl11)
Runner up: Sionyn68 – GC79FP0 – Ebenezer’s rest
3rd Place: Bess’s Friends – GC6YY98 #8 – Floss’s Mountain Trail – Enigma Puzzle
4th Place: Sionyn68 – GC74ZKZ – Its all in the numbers