Lake Keomah Hidden Railroad Cache
In Iowa, United States
How Geocaching Works
There are 4 steps with only one actual cache (hidden treasure) to find. The first two clues can be done by automobile and the last requires walking maybe slightly over 1/2 mile.
I have corrected the error in the original coordinates. 1/07/03
#1 clue is at N41.17.166 W092.33.289
Note the two numbers and add 543 = ABC
Use this for clue #2
#2 clue is at N41.17.ABC W092.32.087
Decode the five letter name for this lane using the code A=1, B=2, C=3, D=4. ECT. Then add the five number together and multiply by 10
Use this three digit number for clue #3
#3 clue is at N41.17._ _ _ W092.32.192
This location lists a company number. The 1st, 2nd, 3rd digit coded as (X,Y,Z) and use for #4 clue
#4 Is the actual location of the cache (hidden treasure) Using the clue from #3 insert the X,Y,Z and find it at N41.1X.X4Z W092.32.514
The cache is a one gallon plastic container, painted to camouflage it in it's surroundings. It is fairly well hidden and when returning it please hide just as well. This area gets a lot of traffic in the Spring and Summer.
Initally the cache includes: a furby toy, velcro strips, super glue, refrigerator maganets, candles, earrings and a travel bug.
Uvag #1 – jngpu lbhe fcrrq
Uvag #2 – abegu / fbhgu ebnq
Uvag #3 – ab pyhr arrqrq
Uvag #4 – Whfg bss gur sbex va gur genvy
Last Updated: on 4/6/2013 2:31:25 PM Pacific Daylight Time (9:31 PM GMT)
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum