2010-05-22 42 -85

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Sat 22 May 2010 in Grand Rapids:
42.4635260, -85.7646015

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[edit] Location

On the bittersweet ski hill.

[edit] Participants

retupmoca and fellow adventurer.

[edit] Plans

Get on the motorcycle, ride to bittersweet, and take a picture from the gate unless it just happened to be open.

[edit] Expedition

After getting somewhat confused and riding down a road that made a turn every mile or so, I made it to the bittersweet main gate - which was open! As it turns out, there was a free, open to the public event going on (Apparently called Harry Fest: [[1]]). In any case, we received permission to climb the hill, so up we went. We ended up climbing all the way to the top of the hill while following the all-knowing GPS arrow - and then the arrow pointed over the edge, so we went partway down the side of the hill (where I started complaining about having just climbed *up* the hill), and got to the hash on fairly level ground. Mission accomplished!

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[edit] Achievements Unlocked!

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retupmoca earned the Land geohash achievement
by reaching the (42, -85) geohash on 2010-05-22.
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retupmoca earned the Drag-along achievement
by dragging a fellow adventurer to the (42, -85) geohash on 2010-05-22.
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retupmoca earned the 2010 Mouse Over Day achievement
by celebrating in the (42, -85) graticule on the Saturday following May 21st 2010.