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Boundary Bay Cache Machine September 27, 2014

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 02:51 PM

Note: circumstances may change after this initial posting. Look for my posts (with the Posted Image icon) in this thread for all the important details and changes.

(Link to dinner event cache.)

The communities of Delta, White Rock, Tsawwassen, Blaine, and Point Roberts all share Boundary Bay's edge. It's an important stop for birds migrating along the Pacific Flyway, particularly for Western Sandpiper and Dunlin, and it's been designated as a Hemisphere Reserve and a Canadian Important Bird Area. It's also chock full of caches.

For this CM, I've again tried to pick the cream of the crop. There's cool containers. There's scenic overlooks. There's multiple border crossings. And yes, there's a few park-and-grabs. But be prepared to walk. Several caches are on the dyke trail, so consider bringing a bike if you think it will save you some time.

So fill up the tank, grab your passports, toss down some breakfast at way-too-early o'clock, and start on the route at Pioneer Treasures. Sunrise on Saturday, September 27, is at 6:45 a.m., so we'll start then. From there, move at your own pace and get as many as you can.

Dinner's at 7:00 p.m. at Pier Restaurant and Grill, 715 Simundon Drive, Point Roberts. See its event page for details. A headcount ahead of time will be very helpful. Please log your "will attends" on the event page.

Note that several caches on the route map may be marked with a "do not enter" icon (Posted Image). Those cache owners have justifiably asked for their cache to not be on the route, and for the cache to not be sought after this weekend. The cache is, in the owner's opinion, in a sensitive area, whether it's environmentally sensitive, socially sensitive, or physically fragile. Just don't get it. It's not like there's a shortage of caches in the area.

Rules:
1) Follow all traffic laws, and drive safely. This is not a race; there are no winners. The only loser will be someone who gets hurt. When the border guard asks what you're doing, the right answer is honesty: "geocaching".

2) Respect private property, even if the cache owner didn't. Post your DNFs proudly.

3) One logbook entry for "BBCM" is fine for most small and micros. Don't go filling up the logbook just because you want to mark your territory. 100 people's names and dates will fill up most one-sheets. Be kind and bring extra paper to add to caches with full logbooks.

4) As with all cache machines, if you find the cache, you'll be the one who has to re-hide it. Hide it as well as you found it. Handing it off to someone else and pointing down saying "it goes there" isn't good enough. Don't be a jerk. The extra 45 seconds isn't going to ruin your day.

If you’ve already found a couple of these caches, that’s fine - give us a chance to find the cache, and then we may turn to you for a hint. Suggestions and ''Count me ins'' are welcome on the event page.

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The Boundary Bay Cache Machine FAQ:

When is it? When is the start time?
Saturday, September 27, 2014. Start time is 6:45 a.m. at Pioneer Treasures.

Will it be one large group, will we be split into teams, or what?
We'll start as one large group, but after a dozen caches or so, the large groups will likely fragment, and on a long day like this, you'll probably be on your own by the time most people in town are waking up.

Is anything going on before, during, or after?
  • Friday, September 26, at 7:00 p.m., will be a pre-event dinner at the Rose and Crown Pub, 1203 56 St, Delta, BC, N 49° 01.494’, W 123° 04.218’. This is a 19+ only bar. Last-minute changes will be announced at this dinner and in the Groundspeak forum.
  • Saturday, September 27, at 7:00 p.m., dinner will be at Pier Restaurant & Grill, 715 Simundon Drive, Point Roberts, WA, N 48° 58.610, W 123° 03.822. See its event page for details. Please let me know how many of you are coming by logging a "will attend" on the event page.
  • Sunday, September 28, you're on your own. There's a lot of caches still out there.


A cache on your map shows the wrong place to park.
Hey, that road doesn't exist!
What's with making us ford a river?
Thanks for catching that! Let me know, and I'll incorporate it into the route.

If dinner's at 7:00 p.m., why does the route run way past then? Is this a two-day event?
The extra time is a buffer, in case you're so good that you'd run out of caches before you run out of daylight. I don't expect anyone would be able to hit all of them between sunrise and sunset. Of course, if you wanted to hit them after dinner, or on Sunday, I'm sure you'll be able to find folks to join you.

It sounds fun, but I've already found some of them.
Then come laugh at us, or guess when we'll be at the caches you haven't hit yet.

You don't have X cache on the route. Why aren't we getting that one?
I try to avoid most multicaches, most puzzle caches, caches that appear to be overly time consuming, and caches that the owner has asked us to avoid.

You have X cache on the route, but it's disabled/archived/a two mile hike.
Let me know, and I'll remove it from the route (if archived) or will check with the owner (if disabled).

X cache is in an environmentally sensitive area.
By all means, let me know. I don't want to send 100 people there to stomp all over it.

I disagree with the whole idea of cache machines. I don't want you finding my cache.
Sorry to hear that. It's too bad you've got a neat place to show us that we won't be able to see. Let me know, and I'll remove it from the route.

What's this gonna cost me?
Nothing for the caching. Or, at least, nothing more than it would cost than if you did the trip solo (e.g., paying for your own gas, hotel, and dinner). I'm not collecting any money for this.

Lunch? Breaks? Bathrooms?
There's no breaks in cache machines! Just hold it. :-P Or find something on the way. I'm pretty sure the route will have a cache in a Starbucks drive-thru early in the morning.

Rain? Snow? Landslides? Flooding?
Probably, yes. Do what you safely can, and skip ahead when reality or your capabilities don't match the plan. Be prepared and flexible.

What do the map symbols mean?
Turquoise lines show my suggested route, but if there's a brown trail or grey road that I've drawn in, ignore the turquoise. Purple "P" icons show places to leave a car for a short time. And there's these symbols:
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This post has been edited by travisl: 19 August 2014 - 08:09 AM


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Posted 18 August 2014 - 03:16 PM

While we're waiting for event approval, a few things to note:
  • The first draft of the route is here. As always, feedback, suggestions, and "this road doesn't exist" comments are very helpful.
  • If you follow the route, you'll be crossing the Point Roberts border at least four times, twice each day. Bring your passport.
  • Point Roberts, for those unaware, is a 1 mile by 2 mile peninsula of land that had the audacity to hang below the 49th parallel. Its residents consider it the most secure gated community in the US.
  • You might consider bringing your bike. Several of the caches are on the Boundary Bay Dyke Trail, so there's going to be some walking involved.


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Posted 18 August 2014 - 04:15 PM

Interesting choice of location. I know about that little piece of land up there when I first started geocaching. Because of the nature of the location, this thread should be listed in the canada forum as well.

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 04:35 PM

View PostSwineFlew, on 18 August 2014 - 04:15 PM, said:

Interesting choice of location. I know about that little piece of land up there when I first started geocaching. Because of the nature of the location, this thread should be listed in the canada forum as well.

Moderators frown on the same discussion going on in two threads at the same time.

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 04:43 PM

View Postjholly, on 18 August 2014 - 04:35 PM, said:

View PostSwineFlew, on 18 August 2014 - 04:15 PM, said:

Interesting choice of location. I know about that little piece of land up there when I first started geocaching. Because of the nature of the location, this thread should be listed in the canada forum as well.

Moderators frown on the same discussion going on in two threads at the same time.

Yes. I know but this is a rare case that a cache machine is on both side of the 49. I feel more people from canada will be interesting in this than we are. Its really out of the way for a lot of us due to backtracking.

Is there a way to get a thread over there with a link to here and lock it?

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 05:11 PM

Done. I'll let the moderators lock it/delete it/whatever they think is best.

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 08:07 PM

I've just published the event.

I noticed that you've got the date of the event wrong in your first post of the thread, June 21 instead of September 27. You should probably edit that sooner than later!

I have posted the event and other information on the BCGA website -- as soon as a moderator approves it, you'll see it on the home page: BCGA website

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Posted 19 August 2014 - 10:14 AM

Can one of our Canadian friends shed some light on the Gas Buddy Gas Prices? In Delta, BC Petro-Canada is listed as 142.9. I'm hoping that is not USD $142.90 a gallon.

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Posted 19 August 2014 - 12:22 PM

Bookmark is up. Data file on cachemachine.hollenback.org for the Boundary Bay Cache machine has been added.

Problem children ...

#28 GC1A2AN 4 DNF's in a row.
#56 GCVG5Q 3 DNF's, but from the same group
#59 GC2X2J6 Missing container and log
#100 GC2JT9A 4 DNF's in a row

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Posted 19 August 2014 - 12:30 PM

View Postjholly, on 19 August 2014 - 10:14 AM, said:

Can one of our Canadian friends shed some light on the Gas Buddy Gas Prices? In Delta, BC Petro-Canada is listed as 142.9. I'm hoping that is not USD $142.90 a gallon.


I'm not Canadian, but I've done the math before. That price is CAD/litre. $1.429 CAD/litre is $4.942 USD/gallon. The Canadian dollar is currently about $0.91 USD. Definitely buy your gas in Blaine or Point Roberts, if you can.

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 08:42 PM

I was just looking at the puzzle for #3 GC1QM8M Whisper at the Point and it says:

The only times you have access to the cache are:

Tuesday.................2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wednesday&Friday........11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday................10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

I doubt it will be 10:00 AM when we reach this one.

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 06:52 AM

I've done some of the caches in the area previously, and have noted some route issues:
1. No right turn possible at 28 Ave from Highway 17. You must go north on 56 street and use the new overpass to cross Highway 17. There is NO access from 28 Ave to Highway 17 either. Your maps also do not show the new route for the Highway 17 "freeway" through the area.
2. Parking is limited at the south end of 64th street but as you said the group should be somewhat spread out by then.
3. Parking is not permitted at the south end of 88th Street. IF (and that's a big IF) the gates are open, there may be a couple of parking spots on the dyke at that point. Otherwise, there is no parking there.
4. Ditto for 96th Street. There is a larger parking area at 72 and 104 streets.
5. The south end of 34 Street has a narrow log bridge to access the Dyke. It's not suitable for everyone and can be slippery when wet. It crosses a deep ditch full of agricultural run-off.
6. Parking for #75 is in Wellington Point Park - no access from the road to the cache.

Hope this helps!

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Posted 21 August 2014 - 03:49 PM

View Postbrilang, on 21 August 2014 - 06:52 AM, said:

1. No right turn possible at 28 Ave from Highway 17. You must go north on 56 street and use the new overpass to cross Highway 17. There is NO access from 28 Ave to Highway 17 either. Your maps also do not show the new route for the Highway 17 "freeway" through the area.
Thanks. My next draft will have the new freeway hand-drawn in, along with the roadblocks at 28th.

View Postbrilang, on 21 August 2014 - 06:52 AM, said:

3. Parking is not permitted at the south end of 88th Street. ... 4. Ditto for 96th Street.
OK -- those 9 caches will be off the route. To make up for the loss, I'm adding four more south of Kings Links Golf Course, near the 72 St trail entrance. That gives me one more Blue Ribbon cache to add to the route. Hope folks don't mind a little longer walk.

View Postbrilang, on 21 August 2014 - 06:52 AM, said:

5. The south end of 34 Street has a narrow log bridge to access the Dyke. It's not suitable for everyone and can be slippery when wet. It crosses a deep ditch full of agricultural run-off.
I'll note it on the route map and let folks decide if they're up to it.

View Postbrilang, on 21 August 2014 - 06:52 AM, said:

6. Parking for #75 is in Wellington Point Park - no access from the road to the cache.
Noted and fixed. Thanks for the advice!

View PostTerrible Ts, on 20 August 2014 - 08:42 PM, said:

I was just looking at the puzzle for #3 GC1QM8M Whisper at the Point and it says ... 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. I doubt it will be 10:00 AM when we reach this one.
I looked at that one several times, and am still trying to figure out how to include it on the route. Like you, I'm afraid it's going to be either too early or too late in the day. Probably not gonna happen.

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Posted 23 August 2014 - 06:20 AM

B) DARN !! When we talked at the Ape Event about this next machine I thought I had an opening.

Well, looks like St Louis Dog Show took priority. Oh, Mudshark! :mad:

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 01:03 PM

Finding decent, reasonably priced hotel near the CM may be a bit of a challenge. FYI that Travis, kiersolvd, and I (THAK!) have booked at

Comfort Inn & Suites
8255-166 Street
Surrey, BC, CA, V4N 5R8
Phone: (604) 576-8888

If you're a Choice Hotels member and book at their site, you can get a rate of $83.20 with advance purchase (no refunds).

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Posted 26 August 2014 - 01:03 PM

Finding decent, reasonably priced hotel near the CM may be a bit of a challenge. FYI that Travis, kiersolvd, and I (THAK!) have booked at

Comfort Inn & Suites
8255-166 Street
Surrey, BC, CA, V4N 5R8
Phone: (604) 576-8888

If you're a Choice Hotels member and book at their site, you can get a rate of $83.20 CN ($76 US) with advance purchase (no refunds).

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 06:35 AM

Accomodation prices prevent us from attending CM this time round. We've been 'bleeding' money lately, so time to reign a bit of that in. Sometimes I think it would be a great deal if enough of us booked a vacation home instead & split costs. Keep that in mind if it ever comes up with your team Abby - on this or future CMs - we would probably be willing if the price justified it.

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Posted 28 August 2014 - 01:00 PM

View PostLizzy, on 27 August 2014 - 06:35 AM, said:

Accomodation prices prevent us from attending CM this time round. We've been 'bleeding' money lately, so time to reign a bit of that in. Sometimes I think it would be a great deal if enough of us booked a vacation home instead & split costs. Keep that in mind if it ever comes up with your team Abby - on this or future CMs - we would probably be willing if the price justified it.

That's a great suggestion, Lizzy. I used to do that all the time with my ski buddies when we went to Tahoe. With the rise of airbnb and similar sites, this might be something to look into in future, esp in more expensive locales like the Vancouver BC area. And definitely when we have the CM in Hawaii. :lol:

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Posted 30 August 2014 - 08:29 PM

View Posthydnsek, on 26 August 2014 - 01:03 PM, said:

Finding decent, reasonably priced hotel near the CM may be a bit of a challenge. FYI that Travis, kiersolvd, and I (THAK!) have booked at

Comfort Inn & Suites
8255-166 Street
Surrey, BC, CA, V4N 5R8
Phone: (604) 576-8888

If you're a Choice Hotels member and book at their site, you can get a rate of $83.20 with advance purchase (no refunds).


I was just getting on to see what people were looking at for accommodations. I booked a room at the Holiday inn express
Holiday inn express
10688 Number 6 Rd
Richmond, BC V6W 1E7, Canada

Not really happy with the proximity to the CM route or the dinner, but it is a lot closer than the comfort so I guess I shouldn't complain. Though I have not compared room rates yet. Thought about possibly switching to one of the mom & pop's near by though.

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Posted 01 September 2014 - 08:14 PM

Based on feedback from three different cachers, I'm going to move the start point of the route into Canada. I haven't worked out the "where" yet, but I'm leaning towards the far eastern end of the route, near current stops 57-59. Thoughts?

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Posted 02 September 2014 - 02:32 PM

View Posttravisl, on 01 September 2014 - 08:14 PM, said:

Based on feedback from three different cachers, I'm going to move the start point of the route into Canada. I haven't worked out the "where" yet, but I'm leaning towards the far eastern end of the route, near current stops 57-59. Thoughts?

Thoughts. Its likely better for hotels, I was looking at one in that area.

I wonder if the later crossing into Point Roberts will cause problems with a lot delays at the border crossings.

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Posted 02 September 2014 - 05:03 PM

View PostAndrewRJ, on 02 September 2014 - 02:32 PM, said:

View Posttravisl, on 01 September 2014 - 08:14 PM, said:

Based on feedback from three different cachers, I'm going to move the start point of the route into Canada. I haven't worked out the "where" yet, but I'm leaning towards the far eastern end of the route, near current stops 57-59. Thoughts?

Thoughts. Its likely better for hotels, I was looking at one in that area.

I wonder if the later crossing into Point Roberts will cause problems with a lot delays at the border crossings.

I doubt it. Pt Roberts is not a high-traffic location, at least when I've been there. And we're talking a Saturday.

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Posted 02 September 2014 - 05:50 PM

I hear the crossing is busy mid-day, when Canadians come down for gas and postal services, but I suspect we'll be crossing into Point Roberts at around 4 or 5 PM, going opposite of the busy direction.

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Posted 04 September 2014 - 02:51 PM

Draft 2 is up! Thanks to Brilang, MrGigabyte, Terrible Ts, Hydnsek, and JHolly for helping out.

The start point has moved considerably, shuffling up the route considerably, so to avoid double (or triple) border crossing and associated traffic. The endpoint, dinner, is still on Point Roberts.

I look forward to any additional feedback and of you can provide. I'll post the final route on September 22, and then announce any last-minute changes on the evening of September 26, both at the pre-event dinner and here.

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Posted 04 September 2014 - 03:07 PM

I'll take a look this evening. From a quick glance, it looks like there may be some more tweaks to come. :unsure:

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 02:18 PM

Bookmark is posted. I'll update cachemachine.hollenback.org shortly.

Problems:

#3 GC2X2J6 - Also listed as stop #1
#70 GC2JT9A - six DNF's in a row
#87 GC1XKQZ - five DNF's in a row

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 02:38 PM

View Postjholly, on 05 September 2014 - 02:18 PM, said:

#3 GC2X2J6 - Also listed as stop #1

Dang. I messed that up and good.

Start (#1) should be GCVG5Q Dike - Hike or Bike #1
#2 should be GCVRGJ Forgotten Roadway at Mudbay
#3 should be GC42X1F BBDT01
#4 should be GC2X2J6 The Clarinet

I'll get it fixed in the final.

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Posted 05 September 2014 - 04:19 PM

View Posttravisl, on 05 September 2014 - 02:38 PM, said:

View Postjholly, on 05 September 2014 - 02:18 PM, said:

#3 GC2X2J6 - Also listed as stop #1

Dang. I messed that up and good.

Start (#1) should be GCVG5Q Dike - Hike or Bike #1
#2 should be GCVRGJ Forgotten Roadway at Mudbay
#3 should be GC42X1F BBDT01
#4 should be GC2X2J6 The Clarinet

I'll get it fixed in the final.

Okay, I'll fix the bookmark by tomorrow.

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Posted 06 September 2014 - 01:04 PM

View Posttravisl, on 05 September 2014 - 02:38 PM, said:

View Postjholly, on 05 September 2014 - 02:18 PM, said:

#3 GC2X2J6 - Also listed as stop #1

Dang. I messed that up and good.

Start (#1) should be GCVG5Q Dike - Hike or Bike #1
#2 should be GCVRGJ Forgotten Roadway at Mudbay
#3 should be GC42X1F BBDT01
#4 should be GC2X2J6 The Clarinet

I'll get it fixed in the final.

Bookmark and data file updated.

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 10:05 PM

I would be inclined to drop #20. With the new freeway in the area, access is not as simple as it appears, and there is no direct route between #20 and #21. The only road crossing Highway 99 between #20 and #21 is the new freeway #17, and it doesn't have an exit towards #21-28. On your map, #17 is now #17A.
I would consider rerouting from 14. Proceed west on Ladner Trunk Road to 72 street, then south to the end of the road. Then re-plot the route from there. Perhaps starging from #14, go to #21-28, then #29, #30-35. #15-19 could be added before #36-37.

There is parking @ #51 and #56. No parking at #52, 53. Round trip hike from #56 to #54 is approximately 1km or 0.6 miles. The road ends @ #56.

#57-60 (I think I mentioned this earlier) are accessed by a log bridge over a deep ditch. Caution advised.

#75 - caution advised to not arouse suspicion of the US border guards, especially since vehicles will be crossing the border later. I would probably be inclined to drop this one.

#82-84 are NOT accessible from the east end of 21 Ave. Your map is labeled 56 street, but Google Maps say it's 21 Ave. You would need to cross private property to access the dyke via that route.

#96 & 97 - Too much traffic may rouse the suspicion of US border guards as well. Best to stay on their good side.

To replace some of these caches, I would suggest routing up into the neighbourhood to the west of the Highway 99 tunnel (George Massey Tunnel). I would suggest GC185CR and GC2WVRB and anything else in that area. Those could be inserted after #42.


Hope this helps and I'm not being too annoying :)

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Posted 11 September 2014 - 04:04 PM

Great, great comments. Thanks a ton. One by one:

View Postbrilang, on 10 September 2014 - 10:05 PM, said:

I would be inclined to drop #20.
Done. Looking at the updated highway map on Google Maps, I see the difficulty getting there. MrGigabyte had warned me of the new highway, but I missed the challenging road to this one.

View Postbrilang, on 10 September 2014 - 10:05 PM, said:

I would consider rerouting from 14. Proceed west on Ladner Trunk Road to 72 street, then south to the end of the road. Then re-plot the route from there. Perhaps starging from #14, go to #21-28, then #29, #30-35. #15-19 could be added before #36-37.
Brilliant. That's exactly what I'll do.

View Postbrilang, on 10 September 2014 - 10:05 PM, said:

There is parking @ #51 and #56. No parking at #52, 53. Round trip hike from #56 to #54 is approximately 1km or 0.6 miles. The road ends @ #56.
At #52, I'm seeing a very wide looking spot in the Bing and Google satellite photos. In fact, the Google photo shows a car parked about 10 meters from the cache. Is that not there and available for very short-term parking?

At #53, are the coordinates considerably off? Satellite photos show it near the base of a telephone pole on the south side of the road, not on the trail.

View Postbrilang, on 10 September 2014 - 10:05 PM, said:

#57-60 (I think I mentioned this earlier) are accessed by a log bridge over a deep ditch. Caution advised.
I've got a warning in the page 2 instructions, but I'll add it to the map as well.

View Postbrilang, on 10 September 2014 - 10:05 PM, said:

#82-84 are NOT accessible from the east end of 21 Ave. Your map is labeled 56 street, but Google Maps say it's 21 Ave. You would need to cross private property to access the dyke via that route
#82-84: I've removed two of the three, and extended the walk from #79 to get to the third one.

View Postbrilang, on 10 September 2014 - 10:05 PM, said:

{#75, #96 & 97} - Too much traffic may rouse the suspicion of ... border guards as well. Best to stay on their good side.
#75, #96, and #97, I'll add a warning to stay on the US side of the border. I've e-mailed the governments' border patrol agencies, but I doubt the information will filter down to the actual agents here. I'll try again a little closer to the date of the event, though. I really want to do #95, mainly because it's probably the closest I'll ever get to finding a physical cache within feet of an international border.

View Postbrilang, on 10 September 2014 - 10:05 PM, said:

To replace some of these caches, I would suggest ... GC185CR and GC2WVRB and anything else in that area. Those could be inserted after #42.
I'll add the cluster of five caches on or just south of the Cove Links Golf Course (GE2WVRB, GC46K75, GC185CR, GCYMVB, and GC3HZA8).

View Postbrilang, on 10 September 2014 - 10:05 PM, said:

Hope this helps and I'm not being too annoying :)
It's so much help, and far, far from annoying. I appreciate your insight.

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Posted 11 September 2014 - 05:08 PM

#52 - there may be a narrow, deep water filled ditch between the road and the dyke. I hiked that area earlier this summer and there was a ditch in some areas, and nearly impenetrable vegetation in others (Blackberries). I just don't remember which stretch had which hazards.

#53 is by the telephone pole. My mistake.


You are welcome for the assistance. I'm looking forward to attending my first Cache Machine. Anyone wanna carpool?? I can drive up to 3 others, or tag along with anyone who wants me!

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Posted 12 September 2014 - 09:32 AM

View Postbrilang, on 11 September 2014 - 05:08 PM, said:

I'm looking forward to attending my first Cache Machine. Anyone wanna carpool?? I can drive up to 3 others, or tag along with anyone who wants me!

jensorgoe, in event logs, on 12 September 2014 - 01:22 AM, said:

{link to event log} We are two geocachers from Germany (Jules_i5 and me, jensorgoe) who are visiting Vancouver/ Surrey during the next weeks. We would love to attend the CM beginning Saturday morning!

But: We can't say yet if we are able to organise a rental car. Would it be possible to join someone who can take us along during the day?

Brilang, meet Jensorgoe. Jensorgoe, meet Brilang.

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  Posted Yesterday, 09:43 AM

I've just posted the final route. Any changes after this point will be announced at an informal dinner on Friday (at the Rose and Crown Pub, a 19+ bar) and after dinner in this forum thread.

If you haven't RSVPed on the event page for dinner on Saturday, please do so. I'll be contacting the Pier restaurant on Tuesday to give them a final estimate. (Even if you don't RSVP, feel free to show up anyway.)

See you soon!

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Posted Yesterday, 10:48 AM

I removed the list so no one gets the wrong list. I'll have the final up tomorrow.

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