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“Camels Prairie Stash” GC25 GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK – January 9, 2011

Silhouettes at "Camels Prairie Stash"
Silhouettes at "Camels Prairie Stash"

“Camels Prairie Stash” (GC25) in the Western U.S. state of Idaho has two major distinctions.

First, it’s the oldest cache in the state, placed by Mount10Bike on June 17, 2000.

Second, this traditional cache has also received the most Favorite Points in the state of Idaho.

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Nearly a hundred geocachers have logged a smiley on The Camels Prairie Stash geocache. The difficulty two, terrain three geocache is hidden above Priest Lake in Northern Idaho.

Near GC25

One geocacher wrote, “Wow………….what an adventure! Taking one wrong turn can sure get you way off course fast, ha! Priest Lake has always been one of [my] most favorite areas to be at, a bit of heaven on earth.”

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  • koneko

    I had the opportunity to visit this cache while visiting the Northwest for Geowoodstock in 2010. What an incredible experience all around! KayakerinME and I rented a vehicle with the capability to (mostly) make the drive within .6 of the cache (we just needed a LITTLE more clearance!), and enjoyed a beautiful walk the rest of the way – It was gorgeous being up that high (something I don’t get to do on the East coast!) and was wonderful to get to visit such an old and long-lasting traditional geocache.

    So glad to see this one getting the recognition it deserves!