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Clapgun is 40 #3 – MR Clapgun

A cache by Team Tommy K Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 11/19/2010
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

The third cache in the (appropriately) short ‘Clapgun is 40’ series – the only series of caches in the world planned around accessibility for a 40 year old off-road unicyclist, ever (probably). Most of the route is ride-able by unicyclists of moderate ability, with a single steep hill at the start (up which a small amount of walking may be called for and for which a brake is very useful on the return leg). The cache is small, with no room for swaps or TBs (so please bring your own pen).

The ‘Clapgun is 40’ series of 6 caches has been created to celebrate Clapgun reaching the grand old age of 40. The series is not a multi-cache (in fact, some of the series are very much cache and dash-able, if you select appropriate parking options), but it would be nice if you complete the lot in the order that they were meant to be completed, just as we did (on unicycles, in the snow) on the day that they went live.

The route starts in Rowsley (with ‘Little Dangler’) and continues for 5 miles or so (but the route is not circular). There is a free car park in Rowsley (at N53° 11.359’, W1° 36.897’), as well several other parking locations in the village and I would recommend that you park in a designated car park rather than drive directly to Little Dangler.
As the whole series is on roads or bridleways, it could also be completed on foot or by mountain bike, but this is obviously a ridiculous idea when compared to the purity of the off road unicycle (and I apologise for even making such a suggestion).

There is no story behind the naming of this cache – whilst investigating potential cache sites, we just saw something so obvious that we had to make use of it. I refuse to insult your intelligence by offering any further hints on where this cache is located – if both your GPS and your eyes are working OK, then you should get this one easily enough.
The cache is a rather small container, which is quite well hidden (I've lost count of how many times it's had to be replaced though, Clapgun theft appears rife in Bakewell), with no room for anything but a very small log ‘book’.

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  • It's down there somewhereMr. Tommy K was lucky enough to get a balloon ride (from Bakewell) for his birthday and spent some of the flight time trying to capture photos of the 'Clapgun is 40 Series' from the air. The images aren't exactly what you'd call spoilers... MR Clapgun is somewhere in the centre of the frame of this shot, honest. TTK

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Last Updated: on 11/15/2017 3:46:58 PM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (11:46 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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