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Mystery Cache

The Journal

Hidden : 4/1/2002
In Illinois, United States
Difficulty:
5 out of 5
Terrain:
5 out of 5

Size: Size: not chosen (not chosen)

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Geocache Description:

This great cache was thought out and placed by rcharlier. He needed some help with this cache since he cannot properly maintain it and I gladly volunteered to take co-ownership of this well-known cache.

Several years ago, I found a portion of a journal in an old trunk. I have attempted to decipher the journal many times without success. I have attached pages of the journal in an attempt to finally solve the century old mystery.

Photobucket Photobucket PhotobucketAuthors note: Do not attempt to solve this unless you are very prepared and in good physical condition. I recommend you take the necessary supplies for a daylong adventure. This should include paper, pencil, water, a lunch and patience. You should also record your starting coordinates before starting your search. I do not want to see anyone stuck in the woods overnight. Also, please obey all no trespassing signs. The park ranger has been very clear these have been placed for a reason, to control environmental impact in several areas. One portion of this cache is near one of these controlled areas. Please use good judgement.

In order to keep this a level 5 cache, I request no spoilers be placed into log enteries.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Ab pyhrf jvyy or tvira sbe guvf pnpur fvapr vg vf n yriry 5. Tbbq yhpx uhagvat!

Decryption Key

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

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum