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Traditional Geocache

Stories Around the Campfire

A cache by Team Scotti
Hidden : 1/20/2003
In Arizona, United States
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
3 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

Enjoy a 3.2 mile round trip hike into Pima Canyon and contribute to an ongoing Story written by geocachers.

Park in the Pima Canyon trail parking lot at the east end of Magee Road. Follow the trail about 1.6 miles into this beautiful mountain canyon to the area of this regular Ammo can geocache. Please add your own bits to the ongoing story written into the cache logbook. The story will go as far as our geocaching visitors can take it. If you can try to remember what your wrote, please enter it as part of your log on this page. Or take a picture of it and upload that.

We'll post images of our story beginnings and I may transcribe at least the first part into a log later.

This cache was placed by Team Scotti which included all 4 of us, plus one of the daughter-unit's friends, Tracy, so you'll find 5 parts to the initial story in the logbook if you are the first visitor.

After our first revisit to the cache, I have posted images of all of the logs from our very first the day we hid the cache through our visit on 2004 May 22 on the following webpage: Stories Around the Campfire

Jim, Team Scotti.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Vg'f nobhg 40 srrg gb gur AJ bs gur pnzcsver evat.

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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Find...

  • Page 1Page 1 of our story.
  • Page 2Page 2 of our story
  • Page 3Page 3 of our story
  • Page 4Page 4 of our story
  • Page 5Page 5 of our story.
  • Page 6The last page of our initial story.
  • Take this path...Take this path from the main trail up to the campfire ring.
  • Team ScottiTeam Scotti around the campfire ring, writing the initial story into the logbook.
  • A touching memorialDuring the hike up Pima Canyon, I noticed a small cache-like yellow container in a hole in a Saguaro Cactus near the trail that had the following writting on the cover: "In memory of Lila Schantz, 1984-2002. She once hiked in this canyon. Left here by her mother." What a lovely place Pima Canyon is to remember a lost loved one.
  • A 9 armed SaguaroWhen you see this 9 armed Saguaro Cactus, you will be nearing the cache site.

230 Logged Visits

Found it 213     Didn't find it 1     Write note 16     

View Logbook | View the Image Gallery of 34 images

**Warning! Spoilers may be included in the descriptions or links.

Current Time:
Last Updated: on 9/19/2014 8:47:01 PM Pacific Daylight Time (3:47 AM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum