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MBGA Committee Meeting - October 20, 2006

Location: Jeffrey’s N49 56.729 W097 05.203
Start/Finish: 7:10 pm – 8:15 pm

Committee Present: Steven (ertyu), Brian (grnbrg), Tobey (3Ts&aG), Roger (The-Stuntman), Peter (Peter and Gloria), Jen (ava_ad0re), Dani (dani_carriere)

Committee Absent: Scott (Lizard), Daniel (Master Instigator)

Members Present: None

Cacher of the Month - October 2006


  1. When did you start Geocaching?
  2. In November of 2001. My first cache was Burnside Cache.

  3. How did you find out about Geocaching?
  4. CBC Radio, there was a feature on DNTO and as part of the show they planted their own cache in Assiniboine Forest called DNTO2 The Hundred Acre Wood. Wasn’t able to find on my first try but was successful in May of ’02. It’s since been archived.

  5. Have you cached in any other provinces, countries?
  6. Yes, Saskatchewan, Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, California, Oregon, North Dakota, Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin and Iowa. As we write this, we are currently on a 13 state 9 day tour including South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska and Missouri.

Milestones achieved in September 2006

Congratulations to the following MBGA members who have reached milestones during the past month.

100 Finds

200 Finds

300 Finds

400 Finds

600 Finds

700 Finds

800 Finds

900 Finds

Manitoba's 1000th Active Cache!

September 26, 2006 the cache 18 Carrots hidden by MHz and Gord from Morris is published and becomes the 1000th active cache in Manitoba!

Congratulations to all Manitoba geocachers on obtaining this milestone.
It all started with the first cache hidden in Manitoba February 5, 2001 (GC21C),
which is still active in a new location.

By 2003 there were around 50 active Manitoba caches.
The summer of 2004 brought that number closer to 100.

On May 2, 2005, The Stunt-man hid Train to Nowhere (GCNQY1). The cache description reads "Hopefully this is Mb's 200th cache"

On April 12th, 2006, winnipegk5 placed the cache "ESP Travel Bug Hotel", making it Manitoba's 500th active cache.

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