From Geohashing
I live in the Victoria, British Columbia graticule. I appreciate the randomness and surprise of possible adventures that Geohashing provides.
Lol-asg.png 50 / m / 48,-123

You can contact me via my discussion page, via email through this site, or find me on Twitter.


My pages:

Other pages of interest:

Geohashes Attempted

I've listed the most recent first (prefix is [# successes / # attempts]):

Retro Expedition Candidates

Here's a list of potential retro expeditions to take and why.


Most recent Achievement first:

Wenslayer earned the Golf Geohash Achievement
by reaching the (48, -123) geohash on 2010-08-04.
2010-08-04 48 -123 marker.jpg
Wenslayer earned the Water geohash achievement
by reaching the (48, -123) geohash on 2010-07-24 by kayak.
2010-07-24 48 -123 Geohash1.jpg
Wenslayer earned the Ambassador achievement
by obtaining permission from the homeowner at 1271 Mt. Newton X-Road in Saanich, BC to access the (48, -123) geohash on 2010-07-18.
2010-07-18 48 -123 house.jpg
Wenslayer earned the No trespassing consolation prize
by almost reaching the (48, -123) geohash on 2010-07-17.
2010-07-17 48 -123 sosad.jpg
Wenslayer earned the Puppet Master Geohash achievement
by manipulating his parents to reach the (49, -123) geohash on 2010-07-04.
2010-07-04 49 -123.WsSr.jpg
Wenslayer earned the Bicycle geohash achievement
by cycling 35 km to the (48, -123) geohash on 2010-04-01.
2010-04-01 48 -123 bike.jpg
Wenslayer earned the Drag-along achievement
by dragging his son to the (48, -123) geohash on 2009-08-08.
2009-08-08 48 -123 son and i.jpg
Wenslayer earned the Land geohash achievement
by reaching the (48, -123) geohash on 2009-08-08.
Wenslayer earned the My kingdom for a boat consolation prize
by being prevented from reaching the (48, -123) geohash on 2009-06-22 by an impassable and unforeseen ocean that didn't show up on the satellite map.
2009-06-22 48 -123.IMG 3765.jpg
Wenslayer earned the Police Geohash Achievement
by being denied access to the grounds of the William Head Institution where the Geohash coordinate lay by Correctional Service Canada (armed) officers while attempting the (48, -123) geohash on 2009-06-13.
2009-06-13 48 -123.IMG 3688.jpg

Photo Uploads

For my own convenience, when uploading photos, I name them using the Geohash date and graticule:


...add these core categories:

[[Category:Photos by Wenslayer]]
[[Category:Meetup on 2022-08-09]]
[[Category:Meetup in 48 -123]]

...and one or more of these, depending on the circumstances:

[[Category:GPS receivers]]

I will often search the existing categories to see if there's one applicable to the contents of my photo.