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Mystery Cache

Fill The Grid With A Twist - La Crosse, WI

A cache by mmswift
Hidden : 10/15/2012
In Wisconsin, United States
Difficulty:
5 out of 5
Terrain:
5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:


Fill The Grid With A Twist - La Crosse, WI

The cache IS at the posted coordinates! This cache is based on a cache placed in California GC2QVNQ Fill the Grid, With a Twist by I Challenge You. Thank you for inspiring this cool challenge and allowing me to place this cache in Wisconsin.

Please read the description below for logging requirements.

Numbers. We are fascinated by them. We love to celebrate milestones and goals met of various numbers. But for this challenge you will be going for a complete array of caches in difficulty, terrain and type.

The rating for the cache is based on the challenge to complete, as a traditional cache with a 2.5 mile walk/bike ride it would be rated 2.5/3. Please replace cache exactly as found, thank you.

To Log this Challenge The Challenge is to completely fill the Difficulty/Terrain grid of all 81 squares, but there is a twist!! Your qualifying finds must include at least one of each of the following cache types:

•Traditional

•Multi Stage

•Mystery/Unknown

•Virtual

•Event (Regular)

•Letterbox Hybrid

•Earthcache

•CITO Event

•Wildcard (Any other cache icon. Examples: Whereigo, Web Cam, Reverse, 10 Year Event, Groundspeak HQ, Maze Exhibit, Mega, or anything else that Groundspeak comes up with.)

The Twist: In your journey to fill the grid you must include the 9 different icons listed above BUT.... they must complete a "BINGO" of sorts on the grid. Meaning that your 9 icons fill up either a column down, a row across, or a corner to corner diagonal on the grid.

The TWIST:Below is an example of a corner to corner diagonal.

What Row, Column or Diagonal is entirely up to you!!

Prove your conquering of this challenge's requirements in any way you see fit. Profile stats, list your caches, upload a picture or whatever. Just be sure to include your list of the 9 different cache types and what row, column, diagonal you are filling with them.

The Rules and Regulations

•This cache, being listed as a "Mystery", can not be counted towards the requirements of this challenge. You must find another "Mystery" cache. Also, this challenge can not be used for filling the 5/5 square on the grid.

•There are no date restrictions for this Challenge. Previous finds DO count, so you may already qualify.

•All cache types past, present, and future ARE allowed for this Challenge: Traditional, Multi-cache, Virtual, Letterbox Hybrid, Unknown (Mystery), Webcam, Wherigo, Earthcache, Event, CITO, Mega-Event, Project APE, Maze Adventure Exhibit, Locationless (Reverse) and of course any "Special" icons that Goundspeak comes up with.

•If you haven't yet qualified, feel free to visit the cache, pick up or drop off trackables, sign the log and post a note, but in order to log a find, you must have fulfilled the required.

•Just like any other challenge, you must physically sign the logbook for to log your find.

•Most importantly - Have Fun!!

CONGRATULATIONS TO Trekkin' and birdin' ON FTF AND HAVING FOUND 15,000 CACHES!!!!!

This cache is located on The La Crosse River Bike trail. If you are on a bike, a trail pass is required.

This cache can ONLY be accessed by the bike trail. There is NO reason to go anywhere near the railroad tracks.

Please replace cache exactly as found, thank you.

Parking at: N 43 51.571 W 91 12.109, this is the closest starting point to access this cache site. You can also access this cache from West Salem Veterans Memorial Park N 43 53.827 W 091 07.005, near the back by the campground is a path leading to the bike trail

• The Geocache Notification Form has been submitted to Jim Moorhead of the Wisconsin DNR. Geocaches placed on Wisconsin Department of Natural Resource managed lands require permission by means of a notification form. Please print out a paper copy of the notification form, fill in all required information, then submit it to the land manager. The DNR Notification form and land manager information can be obtained at: (visit link) Thanks to Jayne Collins of the WI DNR for permission to place the cache on the trail.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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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 8/17/2014 7:16:25 AM Pacific Daylight Time (2:16 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum