As promised, I have started replacing the planet “caches” with new ammo boxes. Neptun and Pluto are complete, Saturn is already an ammo box. I hope to have all inner planets complete before winter hits. The new cache containers are real ammo boxes, built to last.
It’s January, and – last I knew – the entire Solar Model was still accessible. I would not expect it to remain so much longer, and there’s a small storm coming in….
November is fast approaching, and that generally marks the end of the solar exploration for the year. Try and get up there before Thanksgiving, or the snow will probably keep you at bay! Andy
It has come to my attention that some new planets have either been recently discovered, or have drifted into the solar system. For example, the Planet of the Wizards: https://www.geocaching.com/geocache/GC3TR7R_planet-of-the-wizards And, of course, Planet DIZFIZ: https://www.geocaching.com/geocache/GC3TQMM_the-solar-system-planet-dizfiz I have yet to visit these exciting places, but I cannot vouch for their authenticity. … Previously unknown planets!
Testing the trail, and found that there is just too much snow for anyone who is not on a quad (or on foot.) We could only make it about half way. Possibly mid-June for a trip to the top.
I’ve made major updates to the site this week, including new maps, directions, all new images, and descriptive information. I’ve also added the “Planetary Tours” list, with suggested tour plans having various degrees of difficulty. If you see any errors, have any problems, or think of something that the site is lacking, please let me … Website Updates
On most years, travel within the Solar System is severely limited this time of year. The summit gets many feet of snow, and Bowman Road itself is closed long before you reach the turn-off to Grouse Ridge. However, I suspect that much of the system is reachable. Pluto has been logged recently, and I would … Unseasonable Weather
In January 2014, it seemed time to update the tired old website. I’ve added a content management system and created some new material. New updates will appear over the coming week. Alas, some of the old stuff is now gone – including all of the old status updates, and comments from fans. However, I … Website Overhaul