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Found it Trekkin' and birdin' found 52-Pickup - WWF #25 (Long Slide Falls)

Wednesday, October 03, 2012Wisconsin

Wow, wow, wow! When touring the many waterfalls in the area, each reveals its own special character. All of them can have superlatives attached to them, some for the gentle lapping in a pristine setting, some for the spectacle of multiple falls over rock. This one? Sheer size and the mystery as one approaches. The hike down is through the classic lovely northwoods mix of conifers, cedars and the currently yellw ohardwoods. Rocks begin to mix with the tree roots, suggesting the volcanic origins of this landscape. Then...you start to hear it. That rushing sound that says....falling water. It takes some time before that fall is finally spotted from up high, where it's easy to see that long slide it travels. The cache is found and then time to play. I wandered around up high, trying to capture photos of that slide and failing miserably. So I headed down the other trail, meeting a small group setting off to probably do senior photos. I made my way over the rocks jutting up and by the time I got myself situated to see the falls present themselves as they hit the lower level, the photography group was right at the top of my viewfinder. I chose not to let that bother me, but instead took the time to perch on a nice flat rock and just enjoy everything around me. Raven croak overhead, water thundering over rock in front of me, the tranquility just downstream reflecting dashes of sugar maple in all their autumn glory. Eventually the other group moved on. They usually do. I contend that there are no "bad" caches in the great northwoods, but this one truly stood above all the good ones I enjoyed the past couple days. Thanks for our visionary Lil' Otter's original placement and sweetlife for keeping it alive. SL TNLN TFTC

infoThis is the original cache type consisting, at a bare minimum, a container and a log book. Normally you'll find a tupperware container, ammo box, or bucket filled with goodies, or smaller container ("micro cache") too small to contain items except for a log book. The coordinates listed on the traditional cache page is the exact location for the cache.
 
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