First of all, we want to thank all you readers out there:
1) those that take the time to read our blog
2) those that leave feedback or drop us a note, an e-mail
3) or those that come up to us at a meet n greet just to say Hi!
and everyone else.
2015 was a pretty weak year for Pam & I as I spent a lot of the year building my stamina back up after my sicknesses in 2014.
|January 2015 West Virginia Earthcache|
We did manage to found just over caches during the year which is a very low number compared to other years for us but we did have a few major accomplishments. We attended 2015's Geowoodstock and then took a major geocaching trip up through New England and picked up quite a few of geocaches that had been on our "must do" list for quite some time.
|March 2015 muggles!|
We were a sponsor for GCHRs Annual picnic and had fun greeting everyone who visited our booth at the picnic.
|April 2015 view from a Tennessee Virtual|
So, enough of the small talk, let's get to the main reason for this blog. In our second year of caching, while traveling back to Suffolk from a day of caching, we would talk about the best cache of day. It didn't take long for this to develop into The "COVETED" SNAP!!! Cache of the Day Award.
|Papa got caught in a geocache at Geowoodstock|
The idea of a Cache of the year came to us in 2011. We took each of the winners of the Cache of the Day and laid them all out and eventually came down to 3 or 4 best of the year.
|Nana and some artillery in the mountains of southwest Virginia|
In 2011 we took a trip to Pennsylvania and visited GC59AF: Thousand Steps Cache. To this day both Pam & I think of it as our best cache ever and it was named the 1st SNAP!!! Cache of the Year.
|We are in this picture somewhere!|
The 2012 winner was in Smithfield, VA, GC3PTB0: Smithfield's Porcine Parade.
|Nana & I at step 1000 - hint: there are still more steps after that one!|
|Papa and one of the pigs!|
In 2013 the winner was a WVTim cache. GC44RDE - The Key is the Key.
In 2014 the winner was a great Wherigo cache in Norfolk: GC4XD7M - The Hermitage Gardens: A Walking Tour - hidden by Prytz+1.
|Another great WVTim Cache|
The runner up -
A really devious cache located in Virginia Beach
Hidden by good friends geospillz - GC5KWYP - TWISTED !!!!!!
this cache took us almost 30 minutes to locate - and that was after a hint!
AND NOW - THE WINNER OF THE
"SUPER-COVETED" SNAP!!! Cache of the Year:
|Go thru here|
|Keep walking to the end|
|No, you don't need to go out there - but it was fun!|
|Now walk a ways down this way until you get to:|
|about 100' - then go find it!|
THE WINNER OF THE
"SUPER-COVETED" SNAP!!! Cache of the Year
GCT397: Train Trestle Falls
Just remember... you have to go back through:
the CO is Captain Crash and the cache is located just outside of Clarion, PA.
Everyone please have a great 2016...
So, as always...
Stay Safe & Keep Caching!!!
Suffolk Nana & Papa - - - or just plain ol' - - - - SNAP!!!
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