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Traditional Geocache

The Road Not Taken - final answer

Hidden : 10/13/2013
In West Virginia, United States
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

This cache is based on a poem by Robert Frost

The Terrain difficulty is based on taking the left road from the given Reference Point coordinates. The other roads are more difficult.


This is the 4th version of this cache, each becoming easier.
The 1st version was GC1TH96 of 7/21/2009 (puzzle - multi)
The 2nd version was GC2BQ6Y of 8/17/2010 (puzzle only)
The 3rd version was GC3H4GM of 9/29/12 (required placing the puzzle letters in the Solution legend)
This 4th version GC4MEW3 is a traditional cache without a puzzle
Previous versions have been archived but are available for viewing

EACH FINDER IS INVITED TO ENTER THE NAME OF HIS OR HER FAVORITE POEM IN THE LOG

Check the previous versions of this cache for favorite poems other cachers have entered.

The Road Not Taken
By Robert Frost

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth.

Then took the other, as just as fair,
And having perhaps the better claim,
Because it was grassy and wanted wear;
Though as for that the passing there
Had worn them really about the same.

And both that morning equally lay
In leaves no step had trodden black.
Oh, I kept the first for another day!
Yet knowing how way leads on to way,
I doubted if I should ever come back.

I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I--
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.

We hope you enjoy this cache as much as we enjoyed putting it together. Please follow established trails most of the way to the cache. Off-trail hiking is discouraged as it negatively impacts the environment.
Special thanks go to the Parks and Recreation Section of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources for permission to place this cache in Kanawha State Forest.

Original Contents:

FTF prize - a “signed” copy of the poet’s poems and LucyAmberAlex Pathtag
STF prize LucyAmberAlex Pathtag
Laminated copies of the poem (TAKE 1)
Log book and pen
Plus LOTS and LOTS of Cool Swag

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Found it 10     Publish Listing 1     

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Current Time:
Last Updated: on 11/26/2014 8:42:43 AM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (4:42 PM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum