2013-03-29 39 -77

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Fri 29 Mar 2013 in 39,-77:
39.4570218, -77.7479313

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[edit] Location

In front of 101 Antietam St in downtown Sharpsburg MD. Possible to do a Speed Racer achievement.

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[edit] Plans

I plan to attempt a Speed Racer achievement.

[edit] Expedition

I set out very late, like 9 pm from Annandale where I had dropped off Allison after the previous expedition of the day.

I drove up to Sharpsburg through winding mountain roads. I completely lost all data and most voice about 10 miles away so I uploaded the pictures later from the safety of my own home. I pulled over and took a pic of myself while I was at the geohash stationary. I then drove in a square around some alleys so I could come at the location for the speed racer. It was about 10:30 pm and no one was around. I shallow staged at the stop sign, checked for traffic, and gunned it.

Speedo read 25 MPH just as I was passing the point, so success. Speed racer achievement unlocked.

I almost got lost on the way back, not having my trusty Google Nav, but I made it. Very mountainous country--my engine was laboring going over the mountains, but I made it!

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[edit] Achievements

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OfficeLinebacker earned the Land geohash achievement
by reaching the (39, -77) geohash on 2013-03-29.
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OfficeLinebacker earned the Speed racer achievement
by passing through the (39, -77) geohash on 2013-03-29 at 25 MPH.
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OfficeLinebacker earned the Multihash Achievement
by reaching 2 hash points on 2013-03-29. It's a Double Hash.