User:Yuwtze

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I'm a Nathan, a recent college grad who just moved to the Twin Cities area from the Portland, OR area. I'd been thinking about geohashing for some time, but never seemed to get to it. Now, it's the prefect excuse to go exploring somewhere I've never been.

I live in the North portion of the St. Paul SE graticule, but expect to head out to other neighboring graticules, depending on which is closest.

I don't have a GPS yet, so for now I'm relying on aerial photography and maps.

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[edit] Contact

Email/talk page work best, but if you want to call, I have a Google Voice Widget you can use.

[edit] Outings

[edit] Successful

  • 2009-12-05 45 -92 After a few hours of exploring and half-hearted scouting for a DARPA Balloon, I made my first geohash in a field next to Mahtomedi Middle School.

[edit] Unsuccessful

  • 2010-01-20 44 -92 Private Property.
  • 2009-12-19 44 -92 Came withing 500 feet of the hash, but I forgot to bring the map, so I walked in the wrong direction. Apparently, I also missed meeting Aaron by only a few minutes.

[edit] Achievements

Notrespassing.gif
Nathan earned the No trespassing consolation prize
by almost reaching the (44, -92) geohash on 2010-01-20.
2010-01-20 44 -92 second sign.jpg
Science.PNG
Nathan earned the Blinded by Science Consolation Prize
by failing to reach the (44, -92) geohash on 2009-12-19 because he forgot to print the map with the hashpoint marked on it.
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Nathan earned the Admit One Achievement
by paying $5 to access the (44, -92) geohash at Afton State Park on 2009-12-19.
2009-12-19 44 -92 parking pass.jpg
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Nathan earned the Land geohash achievement
by reaching the (45, -92) geohash on 2009-12-05.