To finish off the 31 Days of August in style, the lil hippies and I made our way to your neck of the woods and decided to tackle most of the Raymond Bice County Forest. After refueling the boys with water, trail mix & PBJs it was off into the woods! This challenge ended up being #4700 for us and a very fitting milestone as I've been going after the "history" of caching since I started. I love hiking out to find these golden oldies as you never know where they will take you. Ironically, the one closest to home on the list GC22B8 Training Camp still doesn't have a from the hippies. As of this moment, I have 30 caches from the list and hope to add many more before they go extinct. It's sad to look at my notes and see that a half-dozen of them were archived since I started caching and working on this.
Some of my favorites:
LettermanTripped - Out with the Mrs and lil Noah while in the northwoods for the Great Northwoods Gathering. We enjoyed a peaceful hike through the snowy woods.
Lord of the Caches (The Trilogy) - Out on NYE '11 with Mister Greenthumb & Sunshine, Braid Beard's Gang, froggerz and Hack1of2 to tackle this epic multi. A great day spent with good friends, can't beat that.
Mike's Cache - Took the lil hippies and made the mile plus hike each way for just one cache. Then we get home and I start getting notifications of the new power trail that was probably planted while we strolled along. Still worth the walk to get this one, such a picturesque area.
Pike Powder Hike - Hiked up here with the Mrs during the cache bash while she was 41 1/2 weeks pregnant with Noah. She's such a trooper!
Trekker's Trek - Out exploring Lowes Creek in the dark while in town for Thanksgiving. I had a great time 'night' caching out here and managed to score about a half-dozen FTFs to boot.
Cache in Beloit - I'd only been caching for about 10 days when we ended up in Beloit for WWFM7 and ended up grabbing this one since I DNF'd just about every traditional we looked for.
Thank you guys so much for an awesome challenge, I'm happy to have added my ink to the log! Left a couple of coins, since such a pretty ammo can deserves some bling!