Be part of the Million Mile Beach Clean at the Inland Sea on Anglesey and make a difference by helping to care for our environment. GC9N9C1Plas vs Plastic by Sqiaddie101 CITO Event 12.3.2022
Guess the Cache 4
Well done everyone who recognised this cache, a stunningly beautiful section of the Anglesey Coastal path, the answer is: GC1QNT1T Porth Llanlleiana by Ramblin JAM
Guess the Cache 5 This one should not prove too difficult ……..
Virtual Rewards 3.0
As part of 2022 Year of the Hide celebrations Geocaching HQ are releasing up to 4,000 new Virtual Caches.
To be eligible to apply, you must meet the following criteria: 1) You did not receive a previous Virtual Reward. 2) You must own at least two active non-Event geocaches. 3)You must own at least one geocache or Event published within the past four years (February 8, 2018 to February 8, 2022). 4)You must have posted a log on a geocache within the past six months. 5) Your owned geocaches must have at least 20 total Favourite points.
Applications close February 26, 2022. Apply HERE Geocaching HQs random selection takes place on March 1, 2022 when winners will be notified. Winners will have one year to create their Virtual Cache.
Only one new cache and one new event published this week. The event is a bit out of our area but for anyone wanting to visit a beautiful beach on New Years Day this event by Pink icing should be considered.
GC9KBDP Happy New Year at the seaside by Pink icing Event D1/T1.5
GC9JT53 Promenade Across The Causeway by Clueless_Goose Multi D2/T1.5
“Braija returns with “First hide – Geocaching Documentary from Finland.” This year, he’s a Community Volunteer Reviewer here to help a cacher with his first geocache hide. He shares tips and tricks which can help every new cache hider!” Geocaching HQ Blog
This year’s People’s Choice winner is…
Signal Academy – Froggy’s Dream
“Signal Academy – Froggy’s Dream shows a day in the life at Signal Academy – a school for cute miniature Signal the Frogs! From Dr. Professor Signalus’ lessons to Outdoor Recreation class, there’s lots going on at Signal Academy.” Geocaching HQ Blog
I’m not sure if we all agree with the peoples choice vote result. There were 61 film submissions from 15 different countries, 17 of which made the cut for this years film show. The next GIFF will be in 2 years time, 2023, due to Geocaching HQ 20th anniversary celebrations. Could we do better?
A big Thank You to everyone who attended last nights online party and Pete for sorting out all the technical stuff etc. Let us hope that next year we will all be meeting up in person and not online events.
Another elf dance from last year, take it away Pink icing and Jude100………
And as it is not quite Christmas here’s another cracker joke…….
Who says “Oh, oh, oh!”? Santa Claus walking backwards
London Calling 2021 is going to be the first large scale event held in London, hosted in Central Hall, Westminster, located opposite Westminster Abbey and moments away from Parliament Square, the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben. This is a prime location right in the heart of the City of Westminster, with easy routes to the venue both nationally and internationally
This CITO (Cache in Trash Out) was our first post-covid lockdown official geocaching event since 14 March 2020 and a chance to restore some normality. The weather forecast was iffy so kudos to all who defied the Met Office forecasts and turned out, as on the day, we had only the occasional light shower to contend with. This location was selected because: we have picked here before and know the location, it is fairly child friendly, and above all there was some litter to be picked. It was great to catch up with friends some of whom came from as far as Macklesfield and Oldham. It was also great to see some new faces and junior cachers who made a great contribution. In all 23 assisted with the litter pick including Diapason16 who happened to be in the area looking for a cache, he rolled up his sleeves and mucked in, unlike his daughter, who like a stereotypical teenager rolled her eyes and sat on the wall with her mobile phone :-). We cleared from Penygroes to Groeslon and collected about 12 bags of rubbish from the cycle path. The litter was sorted and taken to Rhwngddwyryd, Garndolbenmaen Recycling Center for disposal.
We are a small but extremely enthusiastic team of Geocachers, united in our long-held vision to bring the UK Mega to Lincolnshire. Working together as a team and with the support and experience of members of previous Mega committees and other cachers who volunteer regularly at Mega-events, we are confident that the Lincolnshire Mega 2021 will be an unforgettable experience for all involved.
Camping runs from Tuesday 3.8.2021 to Monday 9.8.2021