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Traditional Geocache

Shay's Run

A cache by wrs2468
Hidden : 5/23/2012
In West Virginia, United States
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: other (other)

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Geocache Description:

Park at Blackwater Falls Lodge. Take the Elakala Trail

This cache is close to Elakala Falls, arguably the 2nd prettiest waterfall in Blackwater Falls State Park. It is one of a series of 4 waterfalls on Shays Run. The first is the only one accessible by a park trail. The 2nd can be reached by a well-worn foot path. To view the entire series of waterfalls, go to Pendleton Pt. Overlook and look across the canyon.
The name "Elakala" comes from a Native American Massawomee legend that says a girl-shy warrior named Elakala was pursued by 2 women of his tribe and fell to his death from the falls while trying to escape them.
The cache is located a little ways past the falls to minimize muggle activity.
Container is a cylindrical Tupperware tube, suitable for TBs and most swag.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Lbh arrq gb trg gb gur ebbg bs gur znggre

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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Last Updated: on 7/18/2014 9:22:47 AM Pacific Daylight Time (4:22 PM GMT)
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