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Mystery Cache

Island Hopper Challenge

A cache by Midwest River Rats
Hidden : 6/19/2012
In Iowa, United States
Difficulty:
4.5 out of 5
Terrain:
5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

Cache is not at the listed coordinates. It is in the closest tree on the end of the island.

This is a challenge cache. You must fulfill the requirements before you log it online.

Requirements: To log this challenge, you must first find and log 25 caches with the word "Island" in the cache name.

You may claim ONE cache of your own if it has the word "Island" in the name.

Another stop on the Iowa River Cache Trail. It is accessible only by water. You will need a canoe or kayak. The best approach is to put in at the Alden Access (N 42 31.102, W 093 21.952), head downstream, pick up this cache and any others along the way, then float to the take-out point at the River Road Access (N 42 31.411, W 093 17.406), a river trip of about five miles.

Fine print:

Be advised that the river can be shallow at certain times of the year, making it difficult to navigate without hitting rocks or scraping bottom.

Do not attempt via terra firma. You cannot reach the cache without crossing private property, except by water.

Bring your own writing instrument.

You will need footwear that you can climb with.

If you are not comfortable with this type of cache, then don't go after it.

Additional Hints (No hints available.)

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7 Logged Visits

Found it 6     Publish Listing 1     

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Current Time:
Last Updated: on 4/12/2014 8:51:41 PM Pacific Daylight Time (3:51 AM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum