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[edit] Michael5000's Archive of 2011 Expeditions.

[edit] Late 2011

100. 2011-12-07 45 -122 Off of Farmington Road near Aloha.

  • Expedition Success!

99. 2011-11-26 39 -108 Northwest of Grand Junction, Colorado!

  • New State (and county, and graticule) for Michael5000 and Mrs.5000.
  • We are the second and third people to hash the Grand Junction graticule.
  • Southernmost, Easternmost, and probably Highest Expedition for Michael5000 and Mrs.5000.
  • Expedition Success!

98. 2011-11-16 45 -122 On a street corner in residential Vancouver.

  • Expedition Success!

97. 2011-11-13 45 -122 Near a fence between driveways on SE 74th Avenue, near Powell Boulevard.

  • Expedition Success!
  • This is the first ever all-running Expedition!
  • And, it's my 50th Expedition in the Portland graticule.
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Michael5000 issued a challenge for the A Tale of Two Hashes achievement
by geohashing in a place named "74th" from the (45, -122) geohash on 2011-11-13.


96. 2011-11-02 45 -122 By an apartment complex near Clackamas Town Center.

  • Expedition Success!


95. 2011-10-15 45 -123 Vernonia!

  • Expedition Success!
  • This is the 70th Oregon Expedition.
  • And, it's the 50th Expedition of 2011.
  • McMinnville becomes my fourth three-expedition graticule.


94. 2011-10-09 45 -122 Just off a residential street between Milwaukie and Gladstone.

  • Expedition Success!
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Michael5000 and Mrs.5000 earned the Drag-along achievement
by dragging Niece #2 to the (45, -122) geohash on 2011-10-09.
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93. 2011-10-01 45 -122 A field near a near housing development in Vancouver.

  • Expedition Success!


92. 2011-09-28 45 -122 An apartment complex off of NE Andresen Road, in Vancouver.

  • Expedition Success!


91. 2011-09-26 45 -122 On an undeveloped volcanic butte in Gresham.

  • Expedition Success!


90. 2011-09-22 45 -121 Just off the railroad on the eastern edge of Cascade Locks.

  • Expedition Success!
  • First Expedition to Hood River County.
  • The Dalles, Oregon graticule becomes the third to host my third Expedition, and the second to host my third success.
  • September 2011 now has my most Expeditions (16) and my most successful Expeditions (12) of any month.
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Michael5000 earned the Regional geohashing achievement
by reaching a hash point in all 1 graticules belonging to Hood River County, Oregon.
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89. 2011-09-20 45 -121 In rangeland off of U.S Highway 197 south of Maupin.

  • Expedition Success!
  • Fiftieth Successful Oregon Expedition!
  • Fourteenth and Final Expedition of the Endurance Geohashing series.
  • September 2011 is tied for most Expeditions and most successful Expeditions of any month.
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Michael5000 earned the Endurance Geohashing Achievement
by geohashing for 7 consecutive days beginning on 2011-09-14.
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88. 2011-09-20 44 -121 Near the Alfalfa settlement east of Bend.

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Michael5000 earned the My kingdom for a boat consolation prize
by being prevented from reaching the (44, -121) geohash on 2011-09-20 by an impassable and unforeseen mighty irrigation canal.
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  • Expedition Thwarted.


87. 2011-09-19 43 -121 National Forest Land in northwest Lake County.

  • Expedition Success
  • Twelfth Expedition of the Endurance Geohashing series.
  • First Expedition (by me) to the LaPine graticule.
  • First Expedition to Lake County.


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Michael5000 earned the Multihash Achievement
by reaching 4 hash points on 2011-09-19. It's an Ultra Hash.


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Michael5000 achieved level 6 of the Minesweeper Geohash achievement
by visiting coordinates in [[Springfield, Oregon]] and 6 of the surrounding graticules.
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Michael5000 achieved level 5 of the Minesweeper Geohash achievement
by visiting coordinates in [[Bend, Oregon]] and 5 of the surrounding graticules.
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Michael5000 achieved level 5 of the Minesweeper Geohash achievement
by visiting coordinates in [[La Pine, Oregon]] and 5 of the surrounding graticules.


86. 2011-09-19 44 -121 In Crooked River Ranch, an ultra-low density development northwest of Terrebonne.

  • Expedition Success
  • September 2011 now has the second-most successful expeditions ever.
  • Eleventh Expedition of the Endurance Geohashing series.
  • Fifth Expedition of the 2011-09-19 Ultrahash.
  • First Expedition (by me) to the Bend graticule.
  • First Expedition to Jefferson County.


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Michael5000 achieved level 7 of the Minesweeper Geohash achievement
by visiting coordinates in [[Portland, Oregon]] and 7 of the surrounding graticules.
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Michael5000 achieved level 5 of the Minesweeper Geohash achievement
by visiting coordinates in [[Springfield, Oregon]] and 5 of the surrounding graticules.
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Michael5000 achieved level 5 of the Minesweeper Geohash achievement
by visiting coordinates in [[The Dalles, Oregon]] and 5 of the surrounding graticules.


85. 2011-09-19 44 -120 Deep in the Ochoco National Forest.

  • Expedition Success
  • Tenth Expedition of the Endurance Geohashing series.
  • Fourth Expedition of the 2011-09-19 Ultrahash.
  • First Expedition to Crook County


84. 2011-09-19 44 -119 On a hill overlooking the John Day Valley west of Mount Vernon.

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Michael5000 earned the No trespassing consolation prize
by almost reaching the (44, -119) geohash on 2011-09-19.
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83. 2011-09-19 44 -118 In National Forest land southwest of Unity, Oregon.

  • Expedition Success
  • Eighth Expedition of the Endurance Geohashing series.
  • Second Expedition of the 2011-09-19 Ultrahash.
  • 60th Oregon Expedition.
  • First success in Baker County.
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Michael5000 earned the Virgin Graticule Achievement
by being the first to reach any hashpoint in the (44, -118) graticule, here, on 2011-09-19.
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82. 2011-09-19 44 -117 In the hills east of the industrial ruins at Lime.

  • Expedition Thwarted.
  • First attempt (by anyone) at a hashpoint in the Baker City, Oregon graticule.
  • Seventh Expedition of the Endurance Geohashing series.
  • First Expedition of the 2011-09-19 Ultrahash.
  • My first attempt at Baker County.
  • First ever failure on a Monday -- 7-1.
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Michael5000 earned the No trespassing consolation prize
by almost reaching the (44, -117) geohash on 2011-09-19.
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81. 2011-09-18 43 -116 Off of the Silver City road in southeastern Idaho.

  • Expedition Success
  • Sixth Expedition of the Endurance Geohashing series.
  • 2011 now has more expedition attempts than 2010.
  • Second successful expedition (by anyone) in the Boise graticule.


80. 2011-09-17 42 -114 Near the Snake River south of Hagerman, Idaho.

  • Expedition Success
  • 2011 now tied for Geohashingest year of all time.
  • Second half of a doublehash.
  • Fifth Expedition of the Endurance Geohashing series.
  • Set record for my easternmost geohash.
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Michael5000 earned the Virgin Graticule Achievement
by being the first to reach any hashpoint in the (42, -114) graticule, here, on 2011-09-17.
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  • Only the fourth graticule to be hashed in the state of Idaho!


79. 2011-09-17 43 -115 In rugged hills south of Idaho City, Idaho.

  • Expedition Success
  • First half of a doublehash.
  • Fourth Expedition of the Endurance Geohashing series.
  • Set record for my easternmost geohash; but the record would be broken again eight hours later.
  • My third state!
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Michael5000 earned the Virgin Graticule Achievement
by being the first to reach any hashpoint in the (43, -115) graticule, here, on 2011-09-17.
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  • My tenth Virgin Graticule!
  • Only the third graticule to be hashed in the state of Idaho!


78. 2011-09-16 43 -119 In ranchland on the south shore of Harney Lake.

  • Expedition Thwarted.
  • Third Expedition of the Endurance Geohashing series.
  • First known attempt to hash the Hines graticule.
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Michael5000 earned the No trespassing consolation prize
by almost reaching the (43, -119) geohash on 2011-09-16.
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77. 2011-09-15 43 -118 In the Malheur Wildlife Refuge, about 25 road miles SSE of Burns.

  • Expedition Success!
  • Second Geohash of the Buchanan, Oregon graticule (for me, and for anyone).
  • Somewhat alarming nighttime expedition, without flashlight.
  • Thursday can't lose: I am 10-0 on Thursdays.
  • Second Expedition of the Endurance Geohashing series.


76. 2011-09-14 45 -122 In a suburban commercial district in Vancouver.

  • Expedition Success!
  • Most banal location ever!
  • Unintentional first Expedition of the Endurance Geohashing series.


75. 2011-09-01 45 -122 Just south of the Cascade Station area, near Portland International Airport.

  • Expedition Success!
  • Kate went Geohashing!
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Michael5000 earned the Puppet Master Geohash achievement
by manipulating Kate to reach the (45, -122) geohash on 2011-09-01.

[edit] July-August 2011

74. 2011-08-14 43 -123 The wrong day's graticule.

  • Rather radical expedition failure.
  • We attempt to get to yesterday's graticule.
  • We don't get there.
  • First actual attempt, kind of, at the Roseburg, Oregon graticule.
  • Our first attempt, kind of, at Douglas County.


73.2011-08-06 44 -122 In the Cascade Foothills south of Molalla.

  • Expedition Success!
  • New Graticule! First attempt and success in the Springfield, Oregon graticule.
  • Second successful expedition (by anyone) in the graticule.
  • Tenth attempt (8th success) in Clackamas County.
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Michael5000 achieved level 6 of the Minesweeper Geohash achievement
by visiting coordinates in [[Portland, Oregon]] and 6 of the surrounding graticules.
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Michael5000 achieved level 5 of the Minesweeper Geohash achievement
by visiting coordinates in [[McMinnville, Oregon]] and 5 of the surrounding graticules.


72.2011-08-03 45 -122 In a vacant lot near the Troutdale Airport.

  • Expedition Success!
  • First ever evidence of previous geohashing!
Hi Michael5000, Actually my inspiration for leaving a temporary marker behind at a hash was your chalked message at 2011-02-26 45 -122. kydlt


71.2011-07-31 45 -121 Off of Highway 26, twenty-five miles north of Warm Springs.

  • Expedition Success!
  • New Graticule! First attempt and success in The Dalles, Oregon graticule.
  • New County! First attempt and success in Wasco County.
  • Personal record: Earliest Geohash -- I reached the hashpoint at 6:50 a.m.
  • Personal record: With 15 expeditions, July 2011 is my most active geohashing month. Eight successful expeditions makes it the second-best month ever in that category.
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Michael5000 achieved level 5 of the Minesweeper Geohash achievement
by visiting coordinates in [[Portland, Oregon]] and 5 of the surrounding graticules.


70.2011-07-27 45 -122 Near Highway 99E between Milwaukie and Gladstone.

  • Expedition Success!
  • 25.8 mile all-biking Expedition.


69.2011-07-24 45 -123 Between Cannon Beach and Seaside.

  • Expedition Thwarted
  • Jennifer joins us!
  • 50th Oregon Expedition!
  • Only my second McMinnville graticule Expedition.
  • July 2011 becomes my month with the most geohashes (13) and by FAR the most failures (7, with the previous record being 2).
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Michael5000 earned the Drag-along achievement
by dragging Jennifer to the (45, -122) geohash on 2011-07-23.


68.2011-07-23 45 -122 Off of Springville Road in Northwest Portland.

  • Expedition Thwarted
  • Jennifer joins us!
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Michael5000 earned the Drag-along achievement
by dragging Jennifer to the (45, -122) geohash on 2011-07-23.


67.2011-07-21 46 -121 Near White Pass in the Washington Cascades.

  • Expedition Success!
  • First Expedition to Yakima County
  • First Expedition (by me) to the Mt. Rainier graticule.
  • Second successful expedition (by anyone) in the graticule.
  • (Self-Awarded) Honorable Mention for Endurance Geohashing
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Michael5000 achieved level 4 of the Minesweeper Geohash achievement
by visiting coordinates in Portland, Oregon and 4 of the surrounding graticules.


66.2011-07-19 46 -117 In a canyon west of Asotin, Washington.

  • Expedition Thwarted.
  • First attempt (by anyone) at the Pullman graticule.


65.2011-07-19 45 -118 On a ridge above the Grande Ronde River near La Grande.

  • Expedition Thwarted.
  • First attempt (by anyone) at the Pendleton graticule.


64.2011-07-18 45 -117 On the Union Pacific Railroad south of Union, Oregon.

  • Expedition Success!
  • First attempt (by anyone) at the Enterprise graticule.
  • Three virgin graticules in three days!
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Michael5000 and Mrs.5000 earned the Virgin Graticule Achievement
by being the first to reach any hashpoint in the (45, -117) graticule, here, on 2011-07-18.
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Michael5000 and Mrs.5000 earned the Railhash Achievement
by visiting the hash situating on the railway. (45, -117) geohash on 2011-07-18.
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63.2011-07-17 43 -117 In desert hills east of Juntura, Oregon

  • Expedition Success!
  • First attempt (by anyone) at the Vale graticule.
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Michael5000 and Mrs.5000 earned the Virgin Graticule Achievement
by being the first to reach any hashpoint in the (43, -117) graticule, here, on 2011-07-17.
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Michael5000 and Mrs.5000 earned the Multihash Achievement
by reaching 2 hash points on 2011-07-17. It's a Double Hash.
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62.2011-07-17 43 -118 A few miles east of US-395 in the Malheur National Forest.

  • Expedition Success!
  • First attempt (by anyone) at the Buchanen graticule.
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Michael5000 and Mrs.5000 earned the Virgin Graticule Achievement
by being the first to reach any hashpoint in the (43, -118) graticule, here, on 2011-07-17.
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61.2011-07-16 44 -118 In agricultural land between John Day and Prairie City.

  • Expedition Thwarted
  • First attempt (by anyone) at the Prairie City graticule.


60.2011-07-16 44 -119 Deep in the Ochoco Mountains.

  • Expedition Thwarted
  • First attempt (by anyone) at the Kimberly graticule.
  • Most laborious and difficult car-based geohash to date.
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Michael5000 and Mrs.5000 earned the Train wreck consolation prize
by failing to reach the (44, -119) geohash on 2011-07-16 due to a flat tire.
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59.2011-07-15 44 -120 Rural Wheeler County.

  • Expedition Success!
  • First Successful Eastern Oregon Expedition
  • Second Successful hash of graticule
  • First Successful Wheeler County Expedition


58.2011-07-15 45 -120 Off I-84 near Arlington.

  • Expedition Thwarted
  • First attempt (by us) at the Goldendale graticule


57. 2011-07-04 45 -122 In Sellwood.

  • Expedition Success! Kind of!
  • Independence Day Hash!
  • Unusually uninteresting expedition!


[edit] January-June 2011

56. 2011-06-17 45 -122 On Marine Drive, just east of Portland International Airport.

  • Expedition Success!


55. 2011-05-29 45 -122 In a powerline right-of-way off of Skyline Drive.

  • Expedition Success!
  • Somewhat reckless Bushwhacking!


54. 2011-05-22 45 -122 The I-205 median four miles into Washington.

  • Expedition Success!
  • 10th Clark County Expedition!
  • Mild recklessness!

53. 2011-05-07 45 -122 A suburban street in Southwest Portland.

  • Expedition Success!

52. 2011-04-27 45 -122 A sidewalk in The 'Couv.

  • Expedition Success!
  • The Curse of Wednesday is broken; I'm now 1-4 for Wednesday Expeditions!

51. 2011-04-21 45 -122 The middle of a street in Happy Valley.

  • Expedition Success!

50. 2011-03-18 45 -122 Industrial site south of Foster Road.

  • Expedition fail: private property, bashfullness.

49. 2011-03-09 45 -122 Residential neighborhood north of the Columbia.

  • Deterred due to private access.
  • First failure after 18-Expedition winning streak.


48. 2011-02-26 45 -122 On the Columbia River Bike Path.

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michael5000 earned the Frozen Geohash Achievement
by reaching the (45, -122) geohash on 2011-02-26 while the temperature was 28°F.

47. 2011-02-04 45 -122 Just off Hwy 26 near Tanisbourne.

  • Geohashing Synergy: Shoe Shopping!

46. 2011-01-10 45 -122 Somebody's yard in Irvington.

  • First Expedition of 2011!