Mystery Cache

"Splash" Big Box in Manitoba (Also a TB Hotel)

Hidden : 5/21/2007
In Manitoba, Canada
2 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size: other (other)

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Geocache Description:

You are required to complete the puzzle before getting into this one. Do not try to force it open; doing so may spoil it for others.,

This is a relatively large container..approximately 20" X 12" X 5"

This cache was created to add to the number of QUALITY caches hidden in Manitoba. It is an official cache in the MBGA Cache Splash event.
Category 9: Large cache (At least 5L).

This cache will be found at the posted coordinates but there is a problem. To actually get to the cache you will be required to open the box without damaging anything that may enclose it. Hence the name, Big Box in Manitoba. Now some folks finding this may actually say this box is almost as big as Manitoba, but it really isn’t; just the size of perhaps Northern Manitoba. Now the Puzzle. How can I find a way for you to find a way to open this find piece of work without having muggles have open access to this as well… The cache container is highly visible so being discreet may help. Acting like you actually belong there may help as well. Hummmmm…simple yet not easily opened.

R= Right L= Left

Yes have you figured this out yet? No, well continue: To open the box you need to know the combination to a lock So let’s figure out the combination;

#1. R= ( 0+.999)+(77- 54)- .999

#2. L= On June 20th, 1863 this US state was admitted as the _____th, state of the USA. The name of the state is not as significant as the actual number it was when admitted into the USA. Therefore L=_____ ________________________________________

These are very simple math questions which are required to open the box up so sharpen up your pencils and have fun…good luck. I have enlisted the help of my math wizards in the south to verify the answers, and believe you me if I can think these up then you can figure them out. Thanks to ertyu, grnbrg and the lizardo. Turdle was too slow so I excluded him due to his devious methods of complicating many of his puzzle caches making this slippery guy impossible to find list/s. ?

Included inside this container will be a seperate container for just TB's and Travel coins. Please if you do not intend to leave a bug/coin do not take one, this is Northern Manitoba's First TB hotel I believe.

*NOTICE FROM CACHE CO.* As of January 1, 2016 I will not longer be able to monitor and maintain this cache. Unless it is adopted by someone, the cache will be archived at that time.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Nyjnlf erzrzore, Evtug, Yrsg, Evtug

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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Last Updated: on 5/15/2017 2:06:49 PM Pacific Daylight Time (9:06 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum