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Chimney Top Cache GCVTH7 GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK – April 23, 2012

Eric Schudiske on April 23, 2012, 9:04 am

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View from near the cache location

A four hour hike through the rugged West Virginia mountains reveals a 360 degree view of untamed wilderness and one of the most popular geocaches in the state. Chimney Top Cache (GCVTH7) is rated a difficulty 4, terrain 4.5. SenecaRocks hid the traditional cache at the scenic location in 2006. More than 70 geocachers have logged smileys on the cache – including groups of celebrating major milestones.

A group of geocachers joined jbgrug for Chimney Top cache that pushed him to another milestone. He logged, “5,000th cache find for me. This cache is one I will never forget. I was invited to go for this one as a milestone by some of the best cachers and friends a person could have…I want to thank the cache owner for putting this great cache in an area with such a great view.”

Celebrating find 5000 at Chimney Top Cache

The cache owner writes the reason why he chose this location to place a geocache, “This cache is along the North Fork Mountain Trail, which has been considered the most scenic trail in West Virginia by OUTSIDE magazine and others. If this trail is the best for scenery in the state (I think it is), then Chimney Top would be the golden crown upon this king of trails.” Other geocachers agree. Nearly 80% of the Premium Members who logged this geocache rewarded it with a Favorite Point.

"Chimney Top" rock

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  • Wvangler

    It truly is a destination cache!

  • Ericdelma

    This is great since Pocohantas County is getting ready to launch their Challenge “Natures Mountain Playground” on May 1st.


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