What is with the name of that event? Has Memfis finally lost his mind? You may have figured it out already but I am getting two new hips this summer. Knowing I would be unable to hike for quite a while, we somehow came up with the brilliant idea to tackle the Manitou Incline the … Continue reading GC5PHT9 Let’s Go For A Hike 8: No hippies allowed!
I took the GoPro out this weekend on a geocaching/hiking event. I still don't have any mounts for the camera so I mainly took still shots. I did take a couple of short videos from the top of Millers Rock. I am loading two short videos here. They look decent and I am hopeful that … Continue reading GoPro Geocaching (test 1)
Today was a great day for hiking in Northern Colorado and we just could not let it slip by. A buddy and I loaded up our hiking gear which of course included our four legged friends. The hike had a final goal of grabbing a GC2JQDR, a geocache that is part of a larger series … Continue reading Another great hiking geocache adventure
5/5 geocaching is the pinnacle of geocaching in terms of Groundspeak's rating system. By the basic definition provided by groundspeak a Difficulty 5/ Terrain 5 geocache is: Difficulty: Extreme A serious mental or physical challenge. May require specialized knowledge or skills to find or open the geocache. By the same definition a Terrain 5 geocache is: Terrain: Extremely … Continue reading D5 T5 Geocaching
We went out for another great hike this morning and ended up with a D5 T5 smiley. You just have to love geocaching in Colorado. That's not to say we just happened upon the geocache. We planned for it to be part of our hike. In fact, it was a DNF that we needed to … Continue reading A great hike and a smiley!
Today was International Earthcache Day and a group of us here in Northern Colorado came up with a great way to celebrate it. We started planning a while back and after all was said and done, we ended up with a day that would bag us a few earthcaches, a 5/5 Wherigo, a couple traditionals, … Continue reading Earthcache Day 2014
We just hosted our first hiking event and had a blast. Here are a few pictures from the event.
This past weekend, I had one of the best hiking and geocaching experiences I have had since living in Colorado. I got to hike my very first (and second, and then kind of my third) mountain that has an elevation over 14,000 feet. I know the story already sounds crazy so I will back up … Continue reading I hiked my first (and second) 14er!
I will be hitting two of these mountains this weekend. After the hike, there just may be a new Wherigo Geocache for you extreme cachers to go for. Easiest Rank Mt. Elbert 14,433' 1 Mt. Lincoln 14,286' 8 Grays Peak 14,270' 9 Torreys Peak 14,267' 11 Quandary Peak 14,265' 13 Mt. Bross 14,172' 22 Mt. … Continue reading Colorado 14ers – hiking and geocaching
This is our very first hiking event. It will be held at the top of a Colorado 14er Grey's Peak (14,278 ft.). This event is set for the top and is not in the parking lot.Do not attempt this event if you are not able to complete a strenuous hike at high elevations. This should be a lot … Continue reading GC5AXDG Let’s Go For a Hike