Geocaching Basecamp

boulter's Geoblog

Feb 25, 2007

What I wouldn't do for a Geocoin - Letterbox

By: frivlas Difficulty: 2.0 Terrain: 1.5 Container: Small

4:35 pm - Quickest letter box ever! As I was orienting myself to the start I found the second stage and the cache. Thanks!

Mrs. Kelley's Orchard

By: STP Ron Difficulty: 1.5 Terrain: 1.5 Container: Micro

5:00 pm - Hmm, I didn't know about this end of the park. We tried to go the wrong way out of the park from here and ended up having to turn around and walk around while it got rainy and dark. Oops.

Trail's End, Coyote Creek in Stonegate Park

By: STP Ron Difficulty: 2.0 Terrain: 1.0 Container: Micro

5:50 pm - Another quick on on our (extended) walk. Thanks!

Stonegate's Gate: Coyote Creek Trail's End

By: STP Ron Difficulty: 2.5 Terrain: 1.5 Container: Micro

3:10 pm - We didn't have a problem with this one and found it quick. Thanks.

Coyote Creek Los Lagos

By: STP Ron Difficulty: 1.5 Terrain: 1.5 Container: Small

6:07 pm - As we walked through the last gate, the guy from the golfcourse was closing the gate. We asked if we could pass through since our car was on the other end. He said OK, so we hurried on down. We stopped just long enough to find this cache. By the time we got back to the car it was completely dark. Thanks!

Coyote Creek Golf Crossing

By: STP Ron Difficulty: 2.0 Terrain: 1.5 Container: Micro

3:01 pm - We had to look for a while to find this one and almost gave up. Toughie! Thanks.

Tully Fields Forever

By: STP Ron Difficulty: 2.0 Terrain: 1.0 Container: Micro

3:24 pm - We were just getting started on what turned out to be a very long walk. I had to dig around for a bit, but eventually found this one.

Feb 19, 2007

Ridin' the Storm Out!

By: Haughton's Hunters Difficulty: 3.0 Terrain: 1.0 Container: Regular

1:04 pm - Wow, interesting placement! Nowhere to hide once I retrieved it though. TNLN. Thanks!

Angela's 60th Birthday Cache

By: TeamTrout Difficulty: 3.0 Terrain: 1.0 Container: Micro

12:20 pm - Neat area here. We found the cache without a problem. Thanks!

Rx: GPS prn

By: Tsegi Mike and Desert Viking Difficulty: 1.0 Terrain: 1.0 Container: Micro

10:40 am - Neat garden. We even saw a few bunnies hopping by. Quick find, thanks!

HOGANS HOTEL

By: TEAM 360 Difficulty: 1.0 Terrain: 1.0 Container: Virtual

11:08 am - Interesting story. Thanks for sharing.

Informal Introductions

By: Team Tierra Buena Difficulty: 3.0 Terrain: 1.0 Container: Virtual

2:15 pm - This was a neat area to explore and the rain let up enough for us to find all clues. Thanks!

CADVCEVS

By: Team CBX2 Difficulty: 1.0 Terrain: 1.0 Container: Virtual

1:09 pm - Interesting sculpture. As we approached, we knew we were in the right place. Thanks!

Feb 18, 2007

Hathy Burpday!

By: cache this! Difficulty: 1.0 Terrain: 1.0 Container: Small

2:22 pm - This was indeed a very busy place today. Some people were sitting near by, but we swooped in when the walked away for a bit. It was still tough to replace the cache without attracting attention, but it seems to have lasted ok. Thanks.

looking Glass

By: AzCactus Difficulty: 1.5 Terrain: 1.5 Container: Micro

5:49 pm - Quick find. Thanks!

The Praying Monk

By: Team Toga Difficulty: 2.0 Terrain: 2.5 Container: Small

1:28 pm - I never did see the monk and the cache took a while to find, but I eventually got it. The coordinates were very good among these large towers of rock. Thanks!

SB's Birthday Cache

By: AzYoda of TeamGeoCrazed Difficulty: 1.0 Terrain: 1.0 Container: Small

4:08 pm - Looked in all the wrong places for this one and found it in a much easier spot. Thanks!

Camelback Classics

By: Fiery Darts Difficulty: 2.5 Terrain: 2.0 Container: Regular

10:48 am - This cache was nicely out of the way on this very busy trail. TNLN. Thanks!

Camelback Mtn - Echo Canyon 1/4 way up

By: Tanya & Jay Difficulty: 2.0 Terrain: 2.5 Container: Regular

10:58 am - Man, you really work up a sweat climing up here. Luckily it was overcast today and not too bad. Thanks for the cache.

I'm sooooo afraid......

By: Team Dakiba Difficulty: 2.0 Terrain: 1.0 Container: Not chosen

4:19 pm - Too scary! Signed the log and ran away!

Mat274

By: JD Difficulty: 2.5 Terrain: 1.0 Container: Regular

3:10 pm - Yeah, this one is nicely hidden in a busy area. Luckily today it was deserted so we could look easily. TNLN. Thanks!

South Lake

By: graldrich Difficulty: 1.0 Terrain: 1.0 Container: Virtual

6:21 pm - There was a person inches from the object in question and I think he thought I was staring at him as I walked by and recorded the info needed for the find. It was a beautiful place to watch the sunset though. Thanks!

Waiting for a Date

By: Mike The Mutant Difficulty: 1.0 Terrain: 1.0 Container: Not chosen

3:41 pm - Approaching this area, I thought this would be something interesting to stop at. Hey, it's the cache, how convenient! Got the info and continued our tour. Thanks!

Rock Solid

By: Tsegi Mike and Desert Viking Difficulty: 2.0 Terrain: 1.0 Container: Virtual

3:05 pm - This was pretty cool. I read an article recently that even mentioned this place. Thanks for the visit!

Feb 17, 2007

Wedding Bells

By: Roark & Dallas Difficulty: 1.0 Terrain: 1.0 Container: Micro

11:25 am - Woo hoo, our first cache in Arizona! We tried to park in the the chapel lot but apparently there was a wedding happening soon. We took the tour then found the cache. Thanks!

Needle View

By: TEAM 360 Difficulty: 1.5 Terrain: 2.5 Container: Small

11:59 am - We liked this vista. TNLN. Thanks!

Superstition View

By: Roark & Dallas Difficulty: 1.0 Terrain: 1.5 Container: Regular

11:35 am - Nice quick stop for a cache. TNLN. Thanks.

Another Hidden Winnings

By: Snobird & Mountain Goat Difficulty: 1.5 Terrain: 2.5 Container: Other

5:39 pm - We had a pretty fun climb up to this cache, though we certainly could have taken a better route with less scrambling. Oh well. TNLN. Thanks!

THE CRACK

By: TEAM 360 Difficulty: 1.5 Terrain: 2.5 Container: Small

1:37 pm - We weren't sure which caches we should stop at on our drive today, but this turned out to be a good choice. I had fun crawling in. Thankfully I encountered no creepy crawlies. Thanks!

ELECTRIC VIEW

By: TEAM 360 Difficulty: 1.5 Terrain: 2.5 Container: Small

12:43 pm - This was a fun climb. I got a nice scrape on my leg as a souvenir. Thanks!

OVER THE EDGE

By: TEAM 360 Difficulty: 1.5 Terrain: 2.5 Container: Small

12:56 pm - We actually didn't see any cars at first. Interesting story. Thanks for the cache!

More Power To You

By: Snobird & Mountain Goat Difficulty: 1.5 Terrain: 1.0 Container: Micro

6:29 pm - In the fading light, we thought we wouldn't find this one. In fact, we almost missed it, then we got the trick. Clever! Thanks.

Smelter Town

By: Snobird & Mountain Goat Difficulty: 1.5 Terrain: 2.0 Container: Regular

6:15 pm - Yup, I was able to pretty much drive right to this one. Took a short walk and found it. TNLN. Thanks!

Fish Creek Hill

By: Rioexxo Difficulty: 1.0 Terrain: 1.0 Container: Small

2:04 pm - There sure are a lot of great views on this road. Thanks for the stop!

Liar - liar

By: AJ.JR Difficulty: 3.0 Terrain: 2.0 Container: Regular

6:20 pm - I've been lied to before. You never know who you can trust these days, but I managed to suss out the coordinates for this one. Nice try!

Power Pylon 1908

By: zafara Difficulty: 2.0 Terrain: 3.0 Container: Regular

3:08 pm - We drove a ways in with our rental car, but finally stopped at a ravine. I think I could have made it. [}:)] This was a nice secluded area, definitely off the beaten path. TNLN. Thanks!

CANYON LAKE VISTA

By: TEAM 360 Difficulty: 1.5 Terrain: 1.0 Container: Micro

1:02 pm - Really nice view of the lake here. Thanks for the stop!

needle vista etc ...etc.

By: ~del Mar~ Difficulty: 1.0 Terrain: 1.0 Container: Regular

12:20 pm - Lots to see today, so we didn't have time to contribute to the story. We enjoyed the view though. Thanks!

Whitlow Ranch Dam Cache

By: Team AJ.JR Difficulty: 2.0 Terrain: 2.0 Container: Regular

5:17 pm - It wasn't a bad hike up here. We got a nice view of the dam and the area around it. TNLN. Thanks!

TORTILLA FLAT

By: TEAM 360 Difficulty: 1.5 Terrain: 1.0 Container: Micro

1:24 pm - Wow, this place was REALLY busy today. I needed the hint so I could make a casual grab for it. Thanks for the stop.

Picket Post

By: Frieza Difficulty: 1.0 Terrain: 1.0 Container: Virtual

4:40 pm - It would have been fun to climb the mountain, but we had a lot left to see today. Another day, perhaps. Thanks!

Cactus Point Vista

By: TeamBlunder (adopted by Cheyenne T.A.G.D.) Difficulty: 1.0 Terrain: 1.5 Container: Regular

12:32 pm - We enjoyed the view here. The cache was a quick find too. Thanks!

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