Blue Mountains Power Trail (BMPT) -- A Challenge

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Blue Mountains Power Trail (BMPT) -- A Challenge

Post by pjmpjm » 16 December 11 2:49 pm

I've just completed the amazing BMPT, finally logging numbers 10 and 11 of the 60 part series. And I've awarded it a 'Four Thumbs Up' . . . Congratulations to rogerw3!

Team Canary were the first to complete it, but otherwise there have been relatively few logs of the individuals caches.

Some mention was made in the Forum of plans for an attempt to log all 60 BMPTs in one day, over the Christmas period. (You know who you are.) So now I'm sending out a friendly challenge! Who will be the first to achieve this goal?

I take note that Zal in now back in the country, and no doubt looking for more home-grown challenges . . .

And remember -- you can always look for Leap Frogs :frogette :frog along the way!

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Re: Blue Mountains Power Trail (BMPT) -- A Challenge

Post by rbirtles » 16 December 11 3:55 pm

Are these the caches with View3 in their geocache name? If so they look like an interesting challenge.

Cheers!
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Re: Blue Mountains Power Trail (BMPT) & the GC 'VIEW' Series

Post by pjmpjm » 16 December 11 7:52 pm

rbirtles wrote:Are these the caches with View3 in their geocache name? If so they look like an interesting challenge. Cheers! Rob.
Hi Rob

The 'VIEW' series by rogerw3 is indeed a great one, and well worth the effort. I've logged a great many of them. But these are GCs and not the BMPT series I meant, which is published as individual GCA caches.

I see that caw has already given you the links.

Hope you'll enjoy either or both!

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Re: Blue Mountains Power Trail (BMPT) -- A Challenge

Post by bshwckr » 18 December 11 11:42 am

I'm thinking treadly for this one. Would be better to start at the top though.

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Re: Blue Mountains Power Trail (BMPT) -- A Challenge

Post by rbirtles » 18 December 11 1:28 pm

Many thanks for the info all and yes, both actually do look good indeed.

I think I may need to arrange a nigt or two up,at the Blue Mountains and have some fun. Any other Canberrans interested?

Cheers!
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BMPT Christmas Challenge -- How Fast?

Post by pjmpjm » 18 December 11 7:58 pm

bshwckr wrote:I'm thinking treadly for this one. Would be better to start at the top though.
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Excellent!

But remember that the Blue Mountains PT is set up -- in general -- to strongly favour the east to west travelling lanes. Going the other way will tend to necessitate a bit of road-crossing.

I'm hoping those attempting the 'Everest' of logging all 60 BMPTs in one day will carefully time themselves. In the case of two or more teams achieving this feat, the highest honour will go to fastest team!

I don't know as yet if rogerw3 is offering any kind of reward . . .

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Re: Blue Mountains Power Trail (BMPT) -- A Challenge

Post by pjmpjm » 19 December 11 11:50 pm

Still hoping that this challenge will be accepted, perhaps after Christmas! :wink:

Those of us who live around the mountains will cheer you on . . .

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Re: Blue Mountains Power Trail (BMPT) -- A Challenge

Post by Zalgariath » 20 December 11 2:44 pm

Hello World!

I am back.

I have little time... I must return to the UK on the 6th Jan :(

These Caches will fall :twisted: Getting a set of wheels I hope tomorrow or the next day. May not be able to hit the trail before Xmas but definately in the Xmas--NYE Lul.

Who wants in?! Will be a super early Sydney start. The car I will get is only 2 door, so it may be squishy ;)

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Re: Blue Mountains Power Trail (BMPT) -- A Challenge

Post by blossom* » 20 December 11 6:22 pm

Zalgariath wrote:Hello World!

I am back.

I have little time... I must return to the UK on the 6th Jan :(

These Caches will fall :twisted: Getting a set of wheels I hope tomorrow or the next day. May not be able to hit the trail before Xmas but definately in the Xmas--NYE Lul.

Who wants in?! Will be a super early Sydney start. The car I will get is only 2 door, so it may be squishy ;)
Yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! \:D/ :D :frog :frogette \:D/ :D

I'd be interested in the New Year, I'm back in Sydney on 2nd

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Re: Blue Mountains Power Trail (BMPT) -- A Challenge

Post by mtrax » 20 December 11 8:22 pm

a few of us from Canberra will be attempting this series sometime in Mid Jan or Mid Feb.

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Re: Blue Mountains Power Trail (BMPT) -- Challenge Accepted!

Post by pjmpjm » 20 December 11 10:25 pm

blossom* wrote:
Zalgariath wrote:Hello World! I am back. I have little time... I must return to the UK on the 6th Jan :( These Caches will fall :twisted: Getting a set of wheels I hope tomorrow or the next day. May not be able to hit the trail before Xmas but definately in the Xmas--NYE Lul. Who wants in?! Will be a super early Sydney start. The car I will get is only 2 door, so it may be squishy ;)
Yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! \:D/ :D :frog :frogette \:D/ :D I'd be interested in the New Year, I'm back in Sydney on 2nd
Yay! =D> =D>

I'll be standing alongside the GWH with a 'GCA' banner, cheering on Zal and blossom* and any others who take up the challenge! \:D/

Perhaps rogerw3 will even meet the lucky finishers at BMPT-51 in East Penrith. :wink:

I don't know if there's going to be any kind of prize . . .

But 60 smilies are not to be sneezed at . . .

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Re: Blue Mountains Power Trail (BMPT) -- Canberra Challengers

Post by pjmpjm » 20 December 11 10:27 pm

mtrax wrote:a few of us from Canberra will be attempting this series sometime in Mid Jan or Mid Feb.
Closer to the date, please let us know when you'll be making the attempt . . .

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Re: Blue Mountains Power Trail (BMPT) -- Zal's Back!

Post by pjmpjm » 20 December 11 10:28 pm

Zalgariath wrote:Hello World! I am back. I have little time... I must return to the UK on the 6th Jan :(
Good news! Would be great to see you in the short time available . . .

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Re: Blue Mountains Power Trail (BMPT) -- Christmas Greetings

Post by pjmpjm » 24 December 11 12:35 pm

Still hoping that more distant (and nearby) geocachers will try the BMPT over the Christmas holidays.

Please post your intentions here and some of us might be able to meet you along the way.

Merry Christmas!

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