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Mystery Cache

Ten Equals Eight Right?

A cache by NefariousRogue adopted by Keekle Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 8/20/2006
In Iowa, United States
4 out of 5
4.5 out of 5

Size: Size: other (other)

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Geocache Description:

This is a somewhat difficult 7 part multi-cache that requires a bit of a hike and a little more thinking. It will definitely test your hiking and your arithmetic skills! Consider it Skywatcher Gorge, with a twist!

The posted coordinates will take you to the start of a farm road. The farm is owned by my brother-in-law's family, so use courtesy when driving down the road. Record the total number of letters on the sign and continue to the parking area. Note: Only use one side of each part of the sign, not the front and back of each.

Parking is available at N41 44.217, W091 32.421

The second stage of this journey can be found at N41 44.216, W091 32.527. From here on, the remaining points will contain coordinates to find the next stage, and clues to find the final cache. This journey will require trekking through an un-maintained portion of the Coralville lake access area, so remember to think on your toes! There is no drinking water available out here, so I would highly recommend taking some with you, especially on a hot summer day. This is a hunting area so I may disable this cache at certain times for safety. Remember to replace the containers as you found them.

Notice: The terrain can be rather difficult in certain areas even during daylight, so I would advise against hunting this one at night.
BIG NOTICE: This area is used periodically for public hunting, so use caution. You can check the Iowa DNR website for a listing of seasonal hunting dates.

The cache is available during winter! and 24/7!

Also, please log your DNFs so I can keep track of how my micros are doing.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Cneg 1: Vg'f ersyrpgvir ng avtug
Cneg 7: Vs lbh trg jrg srrg, lbh arrq gb jbex ba lbhe onynapr; vs lbh raq hc fjvzzvat, lbh arrq gb trg n pyhr, naq erqb lbhe zngu

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



113 Logged Visits

Found it 28     Didn't find it 16     Write note 45     Needs Archived 2     Temporarily Disable Listing 7     Enable Listing 7     Publish Listing 1     Owner Maintenance 5     Update Coordinates 1     Post Reviewer Note 1     

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Last Updated: on 4/4/2015 6:32:42 PM Pacific Daylight Time (1:32 AM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum