2010-04-25 34 -81

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Sun 25 Apr 2010 in 34,-81:
34.9440030, -81.0453958

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[edit] Location

Columbia, South Carolina Behind an apartment building in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

[edit] Participants

  • Art was the only attendee.

[edit] Plans

Get to the location, ask permission to enter the backyard and access the hashpoint.

[edit] Expedition

Today's hashpoint was located in the far northeast of the graticule. Since I live in the southeast of my home graticule, this offered me a good opportunity to visit a neighboring graticule and start on my Minesweeper achievements.

Careful inspection using Google Earth revealed that I was not likely to be able to quite access the hashpoint without permission from the local residents. Upon arriving at the house, I knocked on the door and it was answered by a rather suspicious young lady, who looked at me like I was crazy when I explained why I had a camera and wanted access to her backyard. Nevertheless, she granted me the permission and after a quick dart into the woods, I had my hashpoint. Learning from yesterday's mistakes, I actually took a digital camera with me and got a couple shots at the hashpoint. I then grabbed a few pieces of geotrash and set about going home.

[edit] Tracklog


This tracklog includes my approach to Rock Hill, my visit to a nearby geocache and of course my visit to the hashpoint.

[edit] Achievements Earned

Ramblingwreck earned the Consecutive geohash achievement
by reaching 2 consecutive hash points starting on 2010-04-24.
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Ramblingwreck achieved level 1 of the Minesweeper Geohash achievement
by visiting coordinates in Gastonia, North Carolina and 1 of the surrounding graticules.
Ramblingwreck earned the Ambassador achievement
by obtaining permission to access the (34, -81) geohash on 2010-04-25.
Ramblingwreck earned the GeoTrash Geohash Achievement
by cleaning up the (34, -81) geohash on 2010-04-25.

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