Punta de N’ Amer – Cova de ses Crestes GC17QRE GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK – August 29, 2011

View from near the cache location

Punta de N´Amer – Cova de ses Crestes (GC17QRE)  takes geocachers thousands of years back into human history. Punta de n’Amer is a peninsula on the Spanish island of Mallorca. The difficulty three, terrain three traditional cache placed on the peninsula leads geocachers to caves with an ancient past. They were inhabited by early residents of the island around 1500 B.C.

Coast line near the cache location

chrismaxx hid the cache in 2008. It’s accumulated more than 120 Favorite Points to date. The cache owner encourages geocachers to be prepared; bring good shoes and caving equipment like a headlamp.  Since the site is part of a nature preserve cachers are reminded, “Please note that this is a fragile place. Please do not throw garbage. So: Cache in – Trash out!!!”

The cache is large enough for Trackables

One geocacher who logged the cache wrote, “This cache was pure nature. To experience places like this is why I cache. A place you would not have found in a million years on your own. So to all who are thinking about doing this cache. Do it.”

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