Ever wonder what the First To Find (FTF) fuss is about? Come and ask those that are FTF addicted.
Fuddruckers, Club House Loft (upstairs seating)
Willows Shopping Center
1975 Diamond Blvd # E260
Concord, CA 94520
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Sunday, March 1st, 2015
11:30 AM – Game: KCSearcher's Blackout Bingo Mixer
1:00 PM – Prize raffle begins
1:30 PMish – last Prize will be a nearby FTF for all those that attend (yes, you must go with the group and sign the log)
WHO CAN ATTEND?:
Any current or future Geocacher of any age.
OR, anyone wanting to know more about Geocaching.
OR, anyone wanting to be bored by people talking about Geocaching (my geowidow is in this category).
WHO'S PROVIDING THE FOOD & DRINK?:
Each attendee is responsible for purchasing / bringing their own food and drink.
WHAT ABOUT Trackables?
Yes, bring them. Place them. Discovery them. Retrieve them.
There will be a large container for all to share. There will be a "Place" and "Retrieve" log also.
Please record your Username and Tracking Code for each one you Place and/or Retrieve.
I don't want any to go missing as a result of my event. Hate when that happens.
WHO'S PROVIDING THE PRIZES?: KCSearcher, Clyde@GSAK.com, Russell Atkinson, BeachBums!, JSQuack, Lodidodger, whtabtbob, JoyfulNomad, w01f, and jellis
1 Year Fully Paid Premium Membership to Geocaching.com
1 Year Fully Paid Membership to Project-GC
1 Fully Paid Registered Version of GSAK (Geocaching Swiss Army Knife)
1 Book: The Complete Idiot's Guide to Geocaching, 3e
1 Book: The Unofficial Field Manual to Geocaching
1 Book: Creative Containers for Geocaching
1 Book, and I know I'm going to regret this: 101 Devil Caches
1 Book: How To Puzzle Cache. I bought an extra to keep for myself.
1 Book: FATAL DOSE by Russell Atkinson
10 Unregistered Trackables: First to Find Micro Geo-Award
5 Regular Containers
3 Small Containers
3 Micro Containers
2 Nano Containers
1 bag of miscellaneous Micros
and a bunch more came in on the day of the event. THANKS
New caches for Pre-publication FTF runs (all within 6.0 miles of the event):
GC5N3AA Access Point
GC5N37R Airplane hangers to the west
GC5N381 Are deliveries accepted here?
GC5N3B0 Barely squeezed it in
GC5N2GG Bison - California
GC5N39Z Gradual bend in the trail
GC5N3AD Just before (or after) the bend
GC5N38H Keep walking or riding
GC5N38A Large gap between trees
GC5N3AN Long stretch of wood fence
GC5N383 Lots of parking to the east
GC5N3A8 Near the middle
GC5N3AG Opposite side
GC5N3AQ Parking nearby
GC5N37W Parking nearby? Not Really
GC5N385 Rock climbing to the east
GC5N3A4 RV Storage View
GC5N38C Small gap between trees
HUGE Thank You to Nomex for reviewing these and getting them ready for publication after the event!!!
Here are some of my favorite FTFs:
And of course: KCSearcher's Feb29 Experiment RESULTS See KCSearcher's #01 Feb29 Experiment cache page for details.
1st in Oregon AND my very 1st D.I.R. CACHE and log
1st in California HIGH 5 and log
1st in Idaho In Honor of Winning the GBES Rally 2008 and log
Took 2 days Owyhee River Overlook and log
Coords really bad Cheap Seats Nano and log
1st in Florida Maitland Creek Bridge and log
Took some planning Pump it up! and log
OTF (Only one To Find) then Archived Lost Lake Overlook and log
Nice to have a caching sister & brother KCSearcher is 60!!!!!!!! and log
1st in Nevada WilE's Challenge and log
Favorite TV Show Leave It To Beaver and log
My 1st Earthcache FTF Castle Lake – Moraine and log
Grew up nearby and 1st time this close was 40 years later Giant Golf Ball in the sky and log
OTF (Only one To Find) still Active Uatu the Watcher and log
Took some stamina & perseverance Eager Beaver Challenge and log
My 1st Puzzle FTF Bear Bryant and log
I DID lose my glove KC's Lost Glove and log
My 1st Multi FTF Electromagnetic Radiation and log
Took lots of teamwork Merty Mt. (McLoughlin) and log
Qualified in a 17+ hour day traveling 410.7 miles The 15+ Counties Cached in a Day Challenge and log
1st in Washington Doubloon Dune and log
I like finding caches in different counties Counties Challenge and log
Great view from here with 2 of my grandsons & lindyfind Mt. Caroline Livermore and log
1st in Iowa Feast 2 and log
1st in Wisconsin Hard left and log
By far the most expensive 6 States-1 Day-West of Mississippi River Challenge and log
1st in Illinois Pine Corner and log
1st in Arizona Tall Cotton and log
1st in Utah Old Farts Beware and log
Youngest at 6 minutes from publication to FTF Lindys first cache(take two) and log
Early cacher gets the FTF Did you know? The history of binoculars! and log
Oldest at 4 years, 11 months, 16 days from publication to FTF Tinky and log
My 1st Letterbox Hybrid Maker Made-- Gibson Hill and log
My 1st Wherigo™ Cache Crayola Series: Mulberry and log
3 FTFs in 3 States in 1 day, last one was Cherry Hill and log
1st in Montana Tee Pee Point Lookout and log
5 FTFs in 5 Counties in 1 day, last one was The Cattle Guard to the Carrizo Plain!!! and log
OTF (Only one To Find) still active and one of the best lone night hike FTF Rust Bucket and log
1,000th FTF D.V.C. San Ramon Campus: Gravel Lot and log
Favorite guardrail FTF guardraiL and log
Most recent on 2/16/2016: Rusch Park Wherigo! and log
Please feel free to add your favorite links when you post your log.
Looking forward to seeing you there!!!