[GeoStL] Re: Does Geocaching Speed up or slow down in fall?

  • From: "Bridget Griffin" <bridget@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2003 23:09:09 -0500

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I think they are a form of chiggers.  But I'm sure I'm wrong.  But they seem
like chigger bites!

Bridget

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Eric & Dayna East" <lichanura@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2003 6:57 AM
Subject: [GeoStL] Re: Does Geocaching Speed up or slow down in fall?


> -
> As much as I hate winter, I have to say that winter caching is great. Many
of my 200+ caches
> were done in winter/cooler months. I agree with Mike, ticks & chiggers
coupled with the heat
> slows or deters many peoples progress.
>
> Speaking of ticks & chiggers, Dayna & I were camping this past weekend in
Danville
> Conservation Area & did the Hermann area caches. We came up with the worst
case of bites we've
> EVER had. We both have well over 100 bites. The itch is beginning to
subside but not yet gone.
> Any recommendations for relief? We've tried alcohol, bite back & clear
fingernail polish.
> Also, these ticks (I assume they were ticks) were sooooo small. I've seen
small ticks before
> but, these were almost too small to make out any identifying features. The
other odd thing
> about them is that at one point, I was covered with literally 100's of
these critters; it
> looked like a swarm of bees!!!
>
> Thanks & God bless!
>
> Eric
>
> Mike Griffin wrote:
>
> > -
> > Dave, I too like to cache year round but my fav season has got to be
Winter.
> > Usually there is no one else around and I can cover more miles without
the
> > heat exhaustion factor. I also like the no tick or chigger factor.
> >
> > Mike
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Dave Keiser" <dave@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 09, 2003 10:51 PM
> > Subject: [GeoStL] Does Geocaching Speed up or slow down in fall?
> >
> > > -
> > > I have a silly question.
> > >
> > > Seems like the summer heat, plus ticks and mosquitoes kept a lot of
> > > cachers out of the woods and finding fewer caches in the summer.
> > >
> > > Now the weather is nicer, but the sun is going down sooner.  There's
> > > less daylight to cache.
> > >
> > > So, since I started caching in late March, I don't know about the
> > > seasonal flux, but do more people cache in the fall/spring than
> > > summer/winter?  What season sees the most caching?
> > >
> > > Just curious...
> > >
> > > Dave (fullquiver)
> > >
> > >
> >
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