Morton Fox (mortonfox) wrote,
Morton Fox

LVGC Breakfast, FSC, 500 Days

On Saturday, I went to the "LVGC Breakfast in the Lehigh Valley 2013, 3rd Qtr" geocaching event at Borderline Restaurant in Bethlehem. I had eggs benedict. Since the group was going geocaching down in Bucks County, which is halfway back to home, I decided to remain in Lehigh Valley and go geocaching around there. My original plan was to hike the D&L trail but I wasn't feeling up to it. So I drove around the area and did a batch of suburban geocaches, mostly in Forks and Easton. There was a bit of a bike path in that area too but it was suburban, between housing developments, instead of out in the country.

Sunday was reserved for finishing off the First State Challenge geocaches, so I headed south to Sussex County. Most of the FSC geocaches, although lengthy, are pretty good. The most interesting one was "FSC-2013 Woodland" because one stage of that cache is across the Nanticoke River, so I took the Woodland Ferry twice. It's a fun, short ride and to my surprise, there's no charge for the ferry. By the end of the day, I qualified for the FSC certificate because I only needed 9 caches from each county. I was still missing "FSC-2013 Newark (Iron Hill)" but I got it the next evening, just for the sake of completeness.

I took the day off on Tuesday to head out to Toms River for "500 Days of Geocaching Dinner Event". Since it was on a weekday, I ordinarily would've passed on it but I was invited by TeeDeeKay and who am I to turn it down? This trip was, of course, also a good excuse to go geocaching in Mount Laurel, Medford, and the Route 70 corridor, along the way. I left most of the Toms River geocaches for after the event, figuring I'd hang around and go home late as usual. In the evening, I arrived at Wolfie's Restaurant for the event. Even though there weren't that many "will attend" logs, I was surprised to see the back area of the restaurant packed. I had the Wolfie's Special. There was also a special cake (front, back) for the event and I got a slice of it. I didn't even realize that was a cake at first, so it's amazing what they can do with food coloring and marshmallow pieces. After dinner, we went out to do some geocaches in the area. I was glad to have Logic's help for "Batter Up! (A Snow-Proof Cache)". This cache was very high up on a lightpole and he had just the right tool to retrieve it.


LVGC Breakfast in the Lehigh Valley 2013, 3rd Qtr (Pennsylvania)
Family Matters (Pennsylvania)
Wings Over America IV (Pennsylvania)
BSA Troop302 Geocache (Pennsylvania)
Meg's Nick-Nack Cache (Pennsylvania)
Farm-Uh-Cee (Pennsylvania)
Ladybug - Theresa (Pennsylvania)
Yikes! A Park Without A Cache?!?! (Pennsylvania)
Three trees by NCC (Pennsylvania)
Scooby in Wonderland (Pennsylvania)
"Requiescat In Pace" (Pennsylvania)
Log Me! (Pennsylvania)
A & J Garden Cache (Pennsylvania)
Choo Choo Zoom Zoom, TB Motel (Pennsylvania)
FOX RUN PARK (Pennsylvania)
Field view 1 (Pennsylvania)
Field view 2 (Pennsylvania)
Grate Scott (Pennsylvania)
Nature made it..... (Pennsylvania)
Warning! just say no (Pennsylvania)
Xane's favorite cache (Pennsylvania)
Bird Sanctuary (Pennsylvania)
Bamboo tube (Pennsylvania)
Micro nut (Pennsylvania)
May All Your Nest Eggs Be Green (Pennsylvania)
Fallen Heroes: ECC VI of VII (Pennsylvania)
To the North: ECC III of VII (Pennsylvania)
Sign of the Times: ECC VII of VII (Pennsylvania)
Far West: ECC IV of VII (Pennsylvania)
The Deep South: ECC V of VII (Pennsylvania)
Haunted Grounds (Pennsylvania)
Fred the Ghost (Pennsylvania)
Bicycle Cache (Pennsylvania)
Shadow of the Assassin (Pennsylvania)
Tangleknee (Pennsylvania)
It's hard to STOP ArubaXpress (Pennsylvania)
Ramble On (Pennsylvania)
Almost Famous (Pennsylvania)


FSC-2013 Frederica (Delaware)
FSC-2013 Hebron M. P. Church (Delaware)
FSC-2013 Union Cemetery (Delaware)
House Of Cows On A Branch (Delaware)
FSC-2013 Gumboro Community Center (Delaware)
Question is... Can You Find The Right Cache??? (Delaware)
The Patriotic TB Hotel (Delaware)
FSC-2013 Phillips Landing (Delaware)
FSC-2013 Woodland (Delaware)
FSC-2013 Seaford VFW (Delaware)
FSC-2013 Bridgeville (Delaware)
The Mason-Dixon Line Forestry Tower (Delaware)


Gilpin Mills (Delaware)
FSC-2013 Newark (Iron Hill) (Delaware)


FTF (New Jersey)
Watch for deer (New Jersey)
Playin Possum (New Jersey)
GRF313 (New Jersey)
Shower Him With Respect (New Jersey)
SJCC: Ivy (New Jersey)
Near The Books (New Jersey)
Gotta Meet MAC (New Jersey)
m.n.o.p.q.r.s.t. (New Jersey)
Ancient Technology (New Jersey)
Cranberry Park (New Jersey)
GRF312 (New Jersey)
Owls are my Pals (New Jersey)
A Bum(p) in the Road (New Jersey)
Two Smileys for You (New Jersey)
Badge #1770 (New Jersey)
Coffee #3 (New Jersey)
XOXO (New Jersey)
This One Time, At Church Sign... (New Jersey)
John McKelvey Park (New Jersey)
X-ing (New Jersey)
Water Nano (New Jersey)
Nano Park & Grab (New Jersey)
Yet Another Nano P&G (New Jersey)
Quick P&G (New Jersey)
Another Quick One (New Jersey)
Cold Steel (New Jersey)
Trash In Cache Out (New Jersey)
makayla's cash (New Jersey)
About Face (New Jersey)
Builder's Delight (New Jersey)
One Year Cachiversary (New Jersey)
500 Days of Geocaching Dinner Event (New Jersey)
Sunsail (A MOI & TDK Tribute) (New Jersey)
Batter Up! (A Snow-Proof Cache) (New Jersey)
The Incubator (New Jersey)
Initial Thought (New Jersey)
JCP Light (New Jersey)
99 Problems But A DNF Ain't One (New Jersey)
April 10, 2010 (New Jersey)
Is Fear A Factor For You? #1 (New Jersey)
The Muse Targets (A) Bailey! (New Jersey)
Is Fear A Factor For You? #2 (New Jersey)
FORE! (New Jersey)
Thank You PAF's (New Jersey)

Tags: first state challenge, geocaching, geocaching event, lehigh valley, ocean county, sussex county

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