Geocaching In Our Own Backyard • Apr 03, 2008
The sun finally broke out yesterday and the temperature rose to above 6C (42F). As my mother would have said, “It’s a great day to get out and blow off the stink”. So we did.
The trail we chose was at the end of a cul-de-sac just a few streets over from our home. We became aware of it at the beginning of the winter and we have been itching to get to it. Not only are there a couple of Geocaches along the route but the direction of the trail looked like it would connect to another area near our neighborhood that we were looking forward to exploring.
The first cache took us a fair distance off the trail and a bit of bushwhacking was required. We passed through several stands of birch trees which we’re sure will be even more alluring in a few months when crowned with green leaves. Nearby was a small pond still partially covered with ice: