2010-12-15 55 13

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Wed 15 Dec 2010 in 55,13:
55.5809127, 13.4620689

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[edit] Location

Forest in Häckeberga, Skåne, Sweden

[edit] Participants

[edit] Plans

Go to the hash in the evening and find a geocache or two afterwards.

[edit] Expedition

The Häckeberga forests are always nice to visit so this geohash was tempting. I expected the exact geohash location to be in fairly dense fir forest with some nice beech wood surrounding it but when I got there around 19.00, it became apparent that it all had turned into a clear-felled area.

Hordes of roe deer roamed in the darkness and that felt a bit spooky. The clear-cut was quite easy to walk. I followed the tracks of big forest machines for less than 200 meters. The ground was covered with not too deep, packed snow. The most exciting item at the hashpoint was a fallen spruce. After photographing I walked back in my own track.

Now it was time for some geocaching. I drove to the vicinity of the chosen cache without navigation aid and turned on the geocaching application in the phone. Not much happened. Cell coverage was bad and I eventually gave up further attempts and headed back home.

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[edit] Achievements

Landgeohash.png
Fasanen earned the Land geohash achievement
by reaching the (55, 13) geohash on 2010-12-15.
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Fasanen earned the Frozen Geohash Achievement
by reaching the (55, 13) geohash on 2010-12-15 while the temperature was -5°C.