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Traditional Geocache

Tahoe Donner Family 1

A cache by Cary & Laura
Hidden : 7/2/2001
In California, United States
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

This is a family-oriented (FOR CHILDREN!), “fair weather” cache, accessible when there’s no snow. We recommend that you go for it May through October. Park at the Trout Creek Recreation Center in Tahoe Donner, 2 miles up Northwoods Blvd off Donner Pass Road in Truckee.

You want to find the “loop trail” and head in the direction the golf balls are flying. It’s roughly ½ mile from the parking lot. You are looking for a green, medium-sized ammo box. Please follow Tahoe Donner rules and keep your dogs on leashes.

Have an enjoyable walk and have fun! This cache was placed in July 2001. We hope you enjoy it! Thank you for logging your visit here so we can check on the status of the cache.

After 3 years of experience, here are some new rules:

1. No golf balls. These all belong on the driving range.

2. No business cards. This cache is for kids.

3. No cheap treasures. Leave a treasure worth about $1.

4. Leave children-oriented treasure.

5. No junk (product samples, drugs, coupons, matches)

Thanks to RossTribe for "saving" this cache from vandals. Tahoe Donner Family 2 was destroyed in 2004 by something, perhaps an animal on 2 legs. 6/03. Lots of people visit this area, so please be stealthy. Also, please put the cache back in the same place. IMPORTANT - This cache is among trees, so GPS readings are not as accurate. Assume plus or minus 3 units for long and lat (e.g., 20.821 is really .818 to .824). I upgraded the difficulty to 2/2 based on the new rating system. This is easy for kids, but is not wheelchair accessible. Updated 7/31/05. Kids - have fun!

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Fgerrg-fvqr bs oevqtr, nobhg 20 zrgref qbjauvyy.

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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