2009-05-29 33 -84
This Geohash point ended up near a state park. I was hoping that the hash point would end up in the state park but looked too close to a road to be a part of the park.
On my way to the hash point I did drive through the park but only went so far in because a daily parking fee of $3 was required and I was only going to be there for 10 minutes or less.
As I was driving down the dirt road to the nearest access to a public road, I came to a turn around point with 2 signs warning of private property beyond that point. I sat there thinking for about 5 minutes of what I should do. I thought about walking down the rest of the dirt road to the house on the property but didn't know how far down the road it was going to be. I stood at the edge of the road with 0.2 miles to the hash point.
I turned around and walked back to my truck. As I was reaching for my key to the truck, I saw off in the distance two cars coming from the private property. I waved to the first car and they stopped. It was a man and a woman my age in the car. I quickly explained geohasing to them and told them that I was looking to reach a point about 500 yards into the woods on their property. I asked if they had any problem with that.
They told me that they were late for a High School graduation and neither of them would mind as long as I was only going to walk into the woods. Permission granted!! I forgot to ask for their names as proof but instead at the last second took a picture of the two cars as they drove off as kind of proof of permission.
The first 20 feet into the woods was thick brush and I was attacked by the Raptors. It was up and down the entire way there. I eventually had to jump a small river that looked real pretty to me.
I eventually found the hash point with 0.00 feet to go. I took a few pictures and returned to my truck.
I then drove home to Norcross, through Atlanta.
| NWoodruff earned the Land geohash achievement