These are a few of my favorite things!!!!

Snowboarding+Family+Caching =A Few of my Favorite Things!

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Awesome GeoCaching Snow Bunnies
Balkamper13 & ISME1922
     On January 26, 2013 Ryan (the McAwesome part of Cacheseekers!) and myself went to Beaver mountain resort to meet up with some family for a ski,snowboarding and of course caching day. My big brother Paul (ISME1922) writer of and his great family drove in from Green River WY to meet us. We had a blast playing on the slopes.   What a great combination awesome people, snowboarding-skiing, and geocaching all in one. It doesn’t get much better than this.
     One of the highlights of our day was finding a cache placed on the mountain. GC2BNPA Dumbledore's Army 2006 Goes Skiing.
This geocache was placed in the split of a large pine tree near the bottom of the mountain. We were able to take the lift to the top and ride right down to it. It is placed at the bottom of a beginner style run and not far from the main ski lodge so it is accessible to just about everybody.

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With the combined geo senses within the group we made quick work of the find. And since we were such a large group I’m sure the muggles just thought we were all stopping there to meet up for the next run.
 This cache was the only one that had been placed on the mountain to find. I enjoyed caching on Beaver Mountain so much I decided to hide my own. I went to the car and grabbed one of our ready to hide caches. I then went to the top of the mountain and placed it in a large patch of pine trees just off one of my favorite runs. It will not be as easy to find. Any cacher whom has ski or snowboard skills should be able to get this. It will also be a nice little hiker cache in the summer months.  This cache has not yet been found. If you would like to give it a try and get the FTF prize check out I missed the turn to Easy Street GC45506
     I want to give thanks to all my family who met and played in the snow with me that day. I also wanted to give thanks to all of you fantastic folks who read our blog. We hope you enjoy what we are doing. If you have any suggestions or would like to read about something in particular let us know in the comment section.
awesome snowboarding geocache
Balkamper13 & McAwesome Scouting Cache Location in Style
geocaching crew

Keep on Living, Loving and Caching !

Recipe #2 Unicorn Meat

Our first recipe was a hit so instead of a post for Holy Sweet Cache we decided to put up another cacher friendly recipe.
 WARNING: This Recipe did harm Unicorns!
      Why would you make something that takes so much time and not give it a unique name? Ted and I are probably the best Jerky makers this side of Redwood Road and we are happy to share our protein filled snack that cachers love… with you!
  • 5 pounds thin cut steak, the least expensive, Jerky was originally the left over meat, so don’t spend a lot
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup lime juice/lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup crushed red chili flakes
  • 2 tablespoons garlic
  • 2 tablespoons of black pepper
  • 1/2 bottle of Kushiro Ginger Teriyaki sauce
  • 1/4 cup of red wine vinegar
  • 2 table spoons of Smoked Liquid
  • 1 tablespoon of Lea and Perkins sauce
Mix all of the above in a freezer safe gallon size bag then add the sliced meat. Once all in bag mix up and make sure all is covered by sauce. Label each bag with flavor.Put in fridge on a baking sheet.20130111_21590820130111_221959 - Copy20130111_22200820130111_222016
Everyday turn bags for 4 days. Once 4 days arrive, take strips out and place on smoker with wood chips of choice. Leave on smoker trays for 8-12 hours then turn. leave on smoker for about 4 more hours. Once removed, package.
Enjoy this healthy treat on the trail! This treat will please and is one of our top 3.
Happy Caching…We are on day 24 of a cache a day! WOW even in an ice storm. We are caching on! We hope you are. Enjoy this snack on the caching trail!

Time to announce the WINNERS!


The personalized SWAG contest has ended and we have pulled three lucky names from the Geocacher of the Month Hat. We want to send out a big thank you to everyone of you who commented and or started following our blog. Every one of you keep us excited about doing this so THANK YOU very much.
So the lucky winner of the new follower portion of the contest is................(Insert Drum Roll).....

Kathy H

and the winners of the comment portion is.......


     Once again MUCH THANKS to all of you who participated in this contest. We would like you all to have some of your own personal swag so if you would like to order some we will give you a buy one get one free offer on any order you place through our Etsy shop until the end of January 2013. If you would like to take advantage of this offer send us an email before you place your order and we will get you taken care of. For you lucky winners please send me an email with what you would like your stones to say and with your shipping info so we can get them put together and sent to you soon.
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You are all the best we hope you enjoy the blog and keep commenting and following us. Keep your eyes open there will be more contests in the near future.
      Happy Caching, day 21 of cache a day challenge.I love caching on Holidays so today we all cached on Martin Luther King Day as well as cache #21 oh and EarthCache Birthday! BIG DAY. It’s COLD in Utah but I am determined and with Balkamper13 pushing me and helping, I think we will make our goal. For all of you doing same challenge, hang in there once it warms up this will be a breeze.

Flashing in “South Towne/Fashion” Geocaching Event

GC43y4T was one of the greatest events in caching history


This event was by far my favorite one we have hosted. It was the most work and almost a disaster. At 11am the morning of the event the mall that we were going to host the event at backed out. They think 60+ geocachers are a threat to mall security. (I think they heard SuperBee and Dumbledore’s Army 2006 were going to be there.) After long negotiations with the scaredy cat mall I was informed if we did show up mall security would be waiting to escort us off the property. So Balkamper13 and I were left scrambling to find a new location for our event that was less than 8 hours away. We started calling malls and we got ahold of guest services at South Towne Center and they were more than happy for our group to meet there. So we rushed to the mall, met with guest services, hid 9 caches and started rewriting our clue books. We had to completely re do 5 clue books and try and contact all of the cachers to let them know we were kicked out of the other mall and relocating event. WOW, took some work but we were able to pull it off.


It came time for the event and we had a HUGE turn out. More people showed up than we had planned for and it was great! However we had a surprise 74th birthday party planned for 39”Geezer and he was not there. About an hour into the event Ted’s phone rang and it was BlueRajah asking where we were. He was at the scardey cat mall with 14 other geocachers including ‘39 Geezer (Luckily the mall didn’t realize they were geocachers.) They were having their own event waiting for the hosts to show up. Ted informed them of the change of plans and most of the group made it to South Towne Center.


The mall hunt for the caches had already begun. Each group had one clue book and had to go find 9 caches and in each cache they each took one colored number. We used the color coded numbers to award prizes later on in the event. It was fun to see how different groups found their caches, one group split the clues up and each member retrieved numbers for the whole group from the cache. Other groups stayed together and another group followed the lead of other groups for clues. It was fun seeing that many geocachers depart upon a mall caching adventure.


Unfortunately the five groups of 10+ each were returning from the mall caching hunt. We had McAwesome go collect the caches and bring the umbers back so those that just arrived would be in the running for a prize as well.



The prizes went over well, everyone got a personalized lanyard with name badge and then those with the winning numbers got to select from geocaching magnets, ready to hide caches, t-shirts, coins, tea and caching mugs to a 3lb Sugar Daddy. The prize table increased in size when Magellan Outdoors showed up and donated some more prizes. It was a welcomed surprise.



During the entire event we had the biggest Travel Bug trading and discovering activity I have ever seen. I have a list of at least 90-100 numbers to discover and share with other cachers.

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Before we drew the numbers for prizes we were able to sing Happy Birthday to 39’Geezer and pass out cake during the giveaway. It was so neat to see so many people sing to a man that loves caching and is 74 yrs old. Highlight of our night. The log book was his birthday card and packed full of birthday wishes.

The drawing was a blast we had some of them rowdy cachers yelling “Bingo” and “You sank my Battleship!” They were even covering up numbers to try and win it was a hoot. Everyone was pleased with their gifts and after the drawing we had a lot of cachers stay and socialize.

This event was by far my favorite and I will never forget the fun we all had.  Below is an album of our night. Looking forward to the next event.

Today is last day to enter to win personalized SWAG! Good luck to all that entered and those who will before end of day!

Happy Caching…how are your goals going? I am on day 20 of cache a day challenge and I also found my 900th today!


We picked this milestone up after a delicious lunch at The Panda restaurant, compliments of Ryshkepr and his awesome FTF prize. We went for one of his FTF’s and inside was $20 to The Panda, great FTF prize. Thanks so much Ryshkeper it is nice to find such great FTF prizes, G&C Lost’n’Found will love it when he goes with the other certificate that was in the cache!