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Fort Micro #8 Grain Tower Battery

Another one of the very best of the best, and one of the very few TOP CACHE awards for a cache I hadn't found - two DNFs, a year apart, and both late in the day. But another year on, a third visit, and a long and most determined search, meant I was able finally to add it to my "found it" list :-) .

What a moody and desolate place, the most atmospheric of any cache location I've visited, a truly awesome place for a cache.

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henly
Kent
21 points
No. 35
Released
Fort Micro #13 Fort Darnett

I love getting out on the water. This time I left "Amberel" at home and took the inflatable dinghy a couple of miles out into the Medway Estuary. It's quite surprising, but great news, that places like this old fort remain accessible.

One of the top TOP CACHES.

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henly
Kent
21 points
No. 7
Released
Beacon of Disrepair

A very unusual climb in a bleak but lovely location.

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Rosenthel
Kent
20 points
No. 509
With owner
Pilgrim's Way Up

A DNF last year after getting to within 80 feet of the cache from two different directions, but unable to spot how to "bridge the gap". But a determined repeat effort saw me at the cache location on the second attempt.

I'm very encouraged that there still remain such wild places in the busy, bustling South East of England.

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GeoCotch
Kent
19 points
No. 34
With owner
A T C

Great puzzle ;-) . Frighteningly high tree climb! Beautifully made cache container :-) .

Includes the A T C BONUS cache.

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alfieo
Kent
19 points
No. 491
With owner
Beachy Head Lighthouse

Great location, very unusual walk for us.

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seaspur
Kent
18 points
No. 407
No response
Medway Canoe Trail

A superb trail of caches along the Medway - accessible only from the river. The Medway is a great choice, not only because it is a quiet waterway, but it is well suited to canoeing, with canoe passes (flumes) at the locks. Some good hides, especially the one selected as the link. Good quality containers meant the logs were all dry. A great series, which also includes the companion series along the Teise.

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heartstones1
Kent
18 points
No. 204
With owner
Gee whiz

A tricky puzzle and what was, for me, a tricky climb.

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heartstones1
Kent
17 points
No. 596
With owner
666 Special Forces Squadron

A selection of "Action Man" tree climbs :-) .

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Jobenjosh
Kent
17 points
No. 453
With owner
Forest Games "Kerplunk IV"

Neatly done cache, in a nice spot. Includes the nearby "Tombola" and "Tommy the Truck" caches.

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TheHurks
Kent
17 points
No. 457
With owner
Where's Mummy?

There are several caches by this c/o in the area, and this award covers them all (except for the 666 Special Forces caches which have their own coin).

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Jobenjosh
Kent
17 points
No. 460
With owner
Clambers

The c/o has set many clambers in the SE London / Kent area. This award covers Mermaid Clamber, a free climb, probably a doddle to most people but quite challenging for me! Also Northcray Clamber, a ladder climb up a pine, and others.

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heartstones1
Kent
16 points
No. 304
With owner
W2LC

A great walk in the most beautiful countryside, and all caches in great condition :-) .

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alan666notb & geodude1963
Kent
16 points
No. 476
With owner
Let's Face it !

One of the more terrifying caches I've done, and I've done a few! I expected it to be hard, but it was even harder!

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ginger4x4 & Top Rope Ian
Kent
16 points
No. 326
No response
Flown The Nest

Nice climb in nice woods :-) .

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alfieo
Kent
16 points
No. 347
With owner
Terry Pratchett

The TP series by this c/o has a variety of caches - but we did only the tree climbs, so the coin will be of the tree variety. Some amusing containers, you'll have to read my logs to see all the fun we had :-) .

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Vimmes
Kent
16 points
No. 239
With owner
Blair Witch Project

An excellent series of tree climbs, some unusual containers, and some testing slippery slopes to launch from.

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Vimmes
Kent
16 points
No. 237
With owner
Pilgrim's Way Up - the Third

There have been several additions to the "Pilgrim's Way Up" series, but this is the only one to have terrain rivalling the original. Not quite as many points as the first one - it lacked the necessity for prolonged and intensive effort to get anywhere near GZ that was such a major feature of the first. But the final approach to this one was trickier.

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GeoCotch
Kent
16 points
No. 87
With owner
Looks like suicide.

Abseil, literally terrifying for me!

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Hen & Jen
Kent
16 points
No. 492
With owner
Barking Mad

Past its prime but still a magnificent specimen.

Wizbit100 at Barking Mad - click the image to expand it.

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Sir-Lancelot & Imebaman
Kent
15 points
No. 346
With owner
"666 Special Forces Squadron" Ravishing Rich

Amusing tree climb, went up like a rocket :-) .

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Rusty Knight 101
Kent
15 points
No. 568
With owner
The Tree

Straightforward puzzle and a nice climb :-).

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TheHurks
Kent
15 points
No. 474
With owner
100 to 1

First climb after a long enforced layoff, so more challenging than usual.

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alfieo
Kent
15 points
No. 696
With owner
Rock Faces

Yet another of the "new" virtuals to be placed in a great location :-) . Very unusual.

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Moody von trapps
Kent
15 points
No. 610
With owner
Homer's Odyssey

Nice woods and nice climbs.

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heartstones1
Kent
15 points
No. 697
With owner
Earth Engine

An amusing and interesting puzzle led to an unusual and interesting location - I can't say more without spoiling the puzzle. The final approach to the cache didn't quite live up to its billing - I had been anticipating something more challenging - but it was a great place for a cache.

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GeoCotch
Kent
14 points
No. 80
With owner
Jumar

A rather loose collection of mostly straightforward tree climbs, rather than a series as such, and including "Prewash", all done in great company making for a very enjoyable day.

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heartstones1
Kent
14 points
No. 188
With owner
Forest Games "Why it's a Pink Bison"

Nice climb, nice location.

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TheHurks
Kent
14 points
No. 609
With owner
Forest Games "Seek & Ye Shall Find"

A tiny cache container!

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TheHurks
Kent
14 points
No. 569
With owner
Sally

A fun tree climb on a slippery slope!

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Muffins on the move
Kent
14 points
No. 238
With owner
The Nest

A terrifying (for me) free climb :-) .

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smif247
Kent
14 points
No. 250
With owner
Resistance is Futile

A very boggy walk, thena cache placement that was very challenging with the nminimal equipment I carried!

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ginger4x4
Kent
14 points
No. 251
With owner
Lollipop

A fun climb on the Dartford marshes.

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heartstones1
Kent
14 points
No. 303
With owner
#6 Rivrds Ramble Part II

An enjoyable little clamber with an unusual twist :-) .

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Rivrd
Kent
14 points
No. 507
With owner
"Return Ta Scender"

Nice example, done a few of these now, and slowly getting better :-) .

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KentCachers
Kent
14 points
No. 345
No response
Cheeky Monkey

A slightly awkward reach across at the top :-) .

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heartstones1
Kent
13 points
No. 394
With owner
LHL21 Longfield Hill Loop - Clamber

An enjoyable little clamber.

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1260rjc & 1260smc
Kent
13 points
No. 508
With owner
Cuba Libre

A most memorable climb for me, but you will have to read my log to understand why :-) .

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Alfieo & heartstones1
Kent
13 points
No. 305
With owner
Chestnut #1

Hard to spot, despite its size, but a simple climb once we had seen it.

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Plugster-uk
Kent
13 points
No. 325
With owner
GTCT

The Greater Teise Canoe Trail.

More like an assault course! You've seen that thing they do at the Royal Tournament, where they manhandle guns and limbers over walls, across a ravine, etc. Well this is much the same, but with a boat instead of an artillery piece ;-) .

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heartstones1
Kent
13 points
No. 611
With owner
nuts by bolt

Actually for 3 caches with tricky field puzzles - nuts by bolt, tube by bridge and cube by rail, with nuts by bolt being the best of them.

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>konrad<
Kent
13 points
No. 249
With owner