User:Kripakko

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About[edit]

I am a Finnish outdoors person, geocacher and orienteer. I heard about geohashing at about the same time I started geocaching in 2013, but only in April 2019 did I actually get around to creating an account.

Geocaching profile: Kripakko

Home graticule: Joensuu, Finland (62,29)

Successful expeditions[edit]

  • 2019-04-14 62 30 – In a forest near the village of Selkie, close to small forest roads.
  • 2019-04-27 62 29 – On the yard of Lehmo school in Kontiolahti.
  • 2019-05-05 62 29 – Near the village of Ahokkala in Kontiolahti.
  • 2019-05-11 62 29 – In a forest near the village of Puntarikoski in Kontiolahti.
  • 2019-06-04 62 29 – In a forest near some houses and close to the shore of lake Pyhäselkä.
  • 2019-06-07 63 29 – In a swamp in the outskirts of Juuka, less than a kilometre away from main road 6.

Failed expeditions[edit]

Achievements[edit]

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Kripakko earned the Land geohash achievement
by reaching the (62, 30) geohash on 2019-04-14.
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Kripakko earned the Snowman Geohash Achievement
by building a snowman at the (62, 30) geohash on 2019-04-14.
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Kripakko earned the Public transport geohash achievement
by reaching the (62, 29) geohash on 2019-05-05 using public transit.
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Kripakko earned the Speed racer achievement
by passing through the (62, 29) geohash on 2019-05-05 at 45 km/h.
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Kripakko earned the Drag-along achievement
by dragging his father to the (62, 29) geohash on 2019-05-11.
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Kripakko earned the Sunrise Geohash Achievement
by reaching the (62, 29) geohash on 2019-06-04 to smile at the first rays of sun to cross the horizon.
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Kripakko earned the Bicycle geohash achievement
by cycling 50.6 km to and from the (63, 29) geohash on 2019-06-07.
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Kripakko achieved level 2 of the Minesweeper Geohash achievement
by visiting coordinates in Joensuu, Finland and 2 of the surrounding graticules.
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Kripakko earned the Last man standing achievement
by being the the only hasher world-wide to go on a geohashing expedition on 2019-06-07.

Consolation prizes and such[edit]

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Kripakko earned the No trespassing consolation prize
by almost (four metres!) reaching the (62, 29) geohash on 2019-05-04.
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Is it true that Kripakko earned the Tron achievement?
In principle, yes.
But he failed to reach the hashpoint (2019-05-04 62 29).