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[edit] Michael5000's Archive of 2010 Expeditions.

[edit] Late 2010 (Expeditions #39-45)

45. 2010-12-24 43 -124 In a tidal flat just off of East Bay Drive.

  • First successful expedition (for anyone) in the Coos Bay graticule!
  • Sixth (6th) Virgin graticule!
  • First successful expedition (for anyone) in Coos County!
  • Christmas Eve geohash!
  • Muddy!
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Michael5000 & Mrs.5000 earned the Virgin Graticule Achievement
by being the first to reach any hashpoint in the (43, -124) graticule, here, on 2010-12-24.
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44. 2010-12-12 45 -122 In an empty lot by the railroad corridor in Milwaukie.

  • Geohashing Synergy: This one was attached to a run in the Brooklyn neighborhood.

43. 2010-12-06 45 -122 In Happy Valley, off of Sunnyside Road.


42. 2010-11-11 45 -122 Near LaCamas Lake, north of Camas.

  • Veteran's Day Hash
  • Geohashing Synergy: Bike ride around the lake.


41. 2010-10-31 45 -122 Under a tree at SE 40th and Woodstock.

  • Visited at the end of a weekend road trip.
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Michael5000 & Mrs.5000 earned the first Hashiversary achievement
by visiting a hash point exactly on the first anniversary of their inaugural geohashing expedition.


40. 2010-10-07 45 -122 Somebody's house, in Irvington.

  • Another completely unremarkable Expedition!


39. 2010-09-24 45 -122 Somebody's driveway, in Sellwood.

  • A completely unremarkable Expedition!

[edit] The Belle Epoch: July & August 2010 (Expeditions #23-38)

38. 2010-08-31 45 -124 On a hilltop near the ocean in the Siuslaw National Forest.

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Michael5000 and Mrs.5000 earned the Virgin Graticule Achievement
by being the first to reach any hashpoint in the (45, -124) graticule, here, on 2010-08-31.
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  • First Lincoln County Expedition!
  • FINALLY A TUESDAY GEOHASH!
  • Fifth Virgin graticule deflowered!
  • 25th Oregon Geohash!

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37. 2010-08-29 45 -123 In the woods northwest of Vernonia.

36. 2010-08-29 46 -123 In the Capital State Forest, twelve miles WSW of Olympia, Washington.

  • First Thurston County Expedition!
  • First Washington-side expedition to the Astoria, Oregon graticule (for anyone).

35. 2010-08-29 46 -124 A vacant lot in Ocean Shores, Washington.

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Michael5000 earned the Virgin Graticule Achievement
by being the first to reach any hashpoint in the (46, -124) graticule, here, on 2010-08-29.

Second Consecutive Triple Hash: all three 2010-08-29 Expeditions Succeeded!

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Michael5000 earned the Multihash Achievement
by reaching 3 hash points on 2010-08-29. It's a Triple Hash.
  • August 2010 will likely never be equaled, geohashingwise.


34. 2010-08-28 47 -123 In light forest near the Matlock-Brady Road, fifteen miles west of Shelton, Washington.

33. 2010-08-28 47 -122 Off a residential street in Parkland, south of Tacoma.

  • First Pierce County Expedition!
  • First running Expedition!
  • The Seattle, Washington graticule becomes the first besides Portland that I've made three Expeditions in.

32. 2010-08-28 46 -123 In Clatsop State Forest, roughly 10 miles west of Clatskanie, Oregon.

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Michael5000 earned the MNIMB Geohash Achievement
by reaching the (46, -123) geohash on 2010-08-28.
  • First Clatsop County Expedition
  • First expedition to the Astoria, Oregon graticule (for me); third successful Expedition (for anyone)

All three 2010-08-28 Expeditions Succeeded!

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Michael5000 earned the Multihash Achievement
by reaching 3 hash points on 2010-08-28. It's a Triple Hash.
  • First Geohashing adventure involving use of a ferry.
  • August 2010 is now easily my month with the most Expeditions and the most successful Expeditions.

31. 2010-08-16 42 -122 In the forested hills south of Ashland, Oregon.

Expedition Succeeded!

  • First documented successful Expedition in Medford, Oregon graticule (by anyone).
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Michael5000 and Mrs.5000 earned the Virgin Graticule Achievement
by being the first to reach any hashpoint in the (42, -122) graticule, here, on 2010-08-16.
Seven Oregon graticules attempted; six successful.
  • The Medford graticule is only the third that I've launched more than one Expedition on.
  • Jackson County becomes my fourth most geohashed county.
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Michael5000 and Mrs.5000 earned the Regional geohashing achievement
by reaching a hash point in all 2 graticules belonging to Jackson County, Oregon.
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  • August 2010 is now tied for most Expeditions (5) and is the month with with the most successful Expeditons (4)!

30. 2010-08-14 42 -122 In the forest west of I-5, south of Ashland.

Expedition Failed.

Seven Oregon graticules attempted; five successful.
  • First three-in-a-row days of attempted geohashing.


29. 2010-08-13 42 -121 In National Forest land east of Chiloquin, Oregon.

Expedition Succeeded!

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Michael5000 and Mrs.5000 earned the Virgin Graticule Achievement
by being the first to reach any hashpoint in the (42, -121) graticule, here, on 2010-08-13.
Six Oregon graticules attempted; five successful.
  • First Klamath County Expedition.
Eight Oregon counties attempted; seven successful.
  • Birthday Geohash!
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Michael5000 earned the Birthday Geohash Achievement
by reaching the (42, -121) geohash on his 42nd birthday, 2010-08-13.
  • First Successful pair of Expeditions on consecutive days.

28. 2010-08-12 42 -123 In the hills south of the Applegate Valley, Southern Oregon.

Expedition Succeeded!

Five Oregon graticules attempted; four successful.
  • First Jackson County Expedition.
Seven Oregon counties attempted; six successful.
  • Thursday still can't lose: 4-0 on Thursday expeditions.

27. 2010-08-05 45 -122 I84W to I5N Ramp, Central Portland.

Expedition Succeeded!

  • First Geohash at two levels of altitude -- possibly for anyone.
  • Proposed Over and Under Geohash Achievement based on this Expedition.
  • First Expedition that would have happened even if I hadn't known about the hashpoint.
  • Bicycle Geohash: 6.45 miles.
  • Geohashing Synergy: Burritos for dinner!
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User:Michael5000 earned the Cross that bridge achievement
by reaching the (45, -122) geohash on 2010-08-05, which was situated on a bridge.
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Michael5000 has visited an Easy Geohash
by reaching the (45, -122) geohash on 2010-08-05 without really trying.
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Michael5000 earned the The Over and Under Achievement
by reaching the same hashpoint at two different elevations (45, -122) geohash on 2010-08-05.


26. 2010-07-30 45 -122 Lakeridge High School, Lake Oswego.

Expedition Succeeded!

  • New record for longest successful all-bicycle expedition (31.0 miles).


25. 2010-07-25 45 -122 Lone Fir Cemetary, Southeast Portland.

Expedition Succeeded!

  • First walking geohash.
  • Closest geohash to home.
  • Default record for longest walking geohash: 1.5 mile round trip.


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Michael5000 and Mrs.5000 earned the Walk geohash Achievement
by reaching the (45, -122) geohash on 2010-07-25 on foot, travelling a distance of a mile and a half, round trip..

24. 2010-07-18 45 -122 Deep in the East Vancouver burbclaves.

Expedition Failed.

  • Longest all-bicycle geohash attempt (33 miles).
  • First two-state non-motorized expedition.


23. 2010-07-17 45 -122 Off Marine Drive near the Portland International Airport.

Expedition Succeeded!

  • First non-motorized Geohash!
  • Default record for longest all-bicycle geohash (21.1 miles).
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Michael5000 & Mrs.5000 earned the Bicycle geohash achievement
by cycling 21.1 miles to the (45, -122) geohash on 2010-07-17.

[edit] January - June, 2010 (Expeditions #11-22)

22. 2010-06-11 52 -129 In Queen Charlotte Sound, off the British Columbia Coast

Expedition Failed.

  • First documented Expedition (for anyone) in the Rennison Island graticule.
  • First (and likely only) Expedition mounted from within a cruise ship.
  • First Expedition at sea!


21. 2010-06-06 47 -122 In an apartment complex parking lot near SeaTac Airport.

Expedition Succeeded!

  • First successful opportunistic Geohash in transit.
  • Seattle becomes the second graticule to host a second Michael5000 geohash.
  • First successful Seattle geohash.
  • King County becomes the third county to host a second Michael5000 geohash.

20. 2010-05-30 45 -122 Forested foothills northeast of Vancouver.

Expedition Succeeded!

  • First "Triathlon" Expedition: Truck/Bike/Foot.
  • Best Expedition Ever, to date.
  • First successful map/imagery/GPS integration.

19. 2010-05-23 45 -122 Along the Clackamas River near Estacada.

Expedition Thwarted -- No physical access in one direction, no legal access in the other.

  • First Thwarted Expedition on a Sunday?


18. 2010-05-22 45 -122 A Street on the suburban West Side.

Expedition Succeeded!

  • First Successful Expedition using GPS.

17. 2010-05-05 45 -122 Kingsley D. Bundy City Park in Southeast Portland, with Sarah.

Expedition Thwarted -- Time, Access, and Hostile Native Issues.

  • First Expedition for Sarah.
  • Declared "Anti-Ambassador Achievement."
  • The Curse of Wednesday continues, with three Wednesday Expeditions all having failed.

16. 2010-04-21 45 -122 At the edge of a quarry site north of Estacada.

Expedition Thwarted -- Technical Issues.

  • First Expedition with GPS technology.
  • First Expedition to fail due to GPS technology.
  • Failed to stage first successful Wednesday Expedition.
  • April 2010 is now 3rd most active hashing month to date.
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Michael5000 earned the Blinded by Science Consolation Prize
by failing to reach the (45, -122) geohash on 2010-04-21 due to problems with the coordinate format on a GPS unit.
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15a. 2010-04-14 44 -123 Northeast of Monmouth (by proxy)

Expedition Succeeded

  • First successful attempt (out of four) to conduct a Expedition by proxy.
  • Second Expedition for Niece #1
  • First successful Expedition for Niece #1
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Michael5000 earned the Puppet Master Geohash achievement
by manipulating someone to reach the (44, -123) geohash on 2010-04-14.
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15. 2010-04-11 45 -122 South of Oregon City, with Mrs.5000 and Rebel.

Expedition Succeeded.

  • First Expedition to require wading.
  • First Expedition for Rebel.
  • First Expedition joined by a randomly encountered friend.

14. 2010-04-01 45 -122 Powell Butte Nature Park.

Expedition Succeeded.

  • First Expedition to require scaling a volcano.
  • First Expedition in nearly two months.


13. 2010-02-04 45 -122 Across the street from the back of a Safeway in Milwaukie, with Mrs.5000.

Expedition Succeeded.

  • First Clackamas County Expedition.
  • First Expedition on a Thursday!

12. 2010-01-11 45 -122 On a residential street in Northeast Portland, with Mrs.5000.

Expedition Succeeded.

  • Closest Expedition to home.
  • Geohashing Synergy: Took Mrs.5000 out to dinner.
  • Replaces Expedition 6 as Easiest Expedition Ever.

11. 2010-01-09 45 -122 On a dead-end road near Tualatin.

Expedition Succeeded.

  • First 2010 Expedition.
  • First Washington County Expedition.
  • Attempt at Tron Achievement disqualified on technicality.
  • Geohashing Synergy: Inspired visit to parents.