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Area Aargau / Vindonissa

A cache by Pythagoras Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 8/17/2001
Difficulty:
2.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

In the forest at a viewpoint, In einem Wald an einem Aussichtspunkt (660720 / 262895, Swiss Grid / CH-1903)

The cache is on historical ground near Vindonissa. During the time of the Romans Vindonissa was an important market place. If you have enough time you should see the amphi theatre.(658415 / 258685, Swiss Grid / CH - 1903)

The cache is located on a hill about 511m above sea level. with beautiful view of the surrounding area. It's a good fifteen minute walk from the parking space (661690 / 262550, Swiss Grid / CH - 1903) through the forest. About half way there is a nice open hut with a fireplace where you can grill your brought along steaks.

Once you reached the coordinates you go to the highest point. Up there is another viewpoint. On the way down to this viewpoint the cache is placed next to the path under a tree. White little tuperwarebox 12 x 6 cm. Maps: 1: 25'000 Nr. 1070 Baden / 1:50'000 Nr. 215 Baden / 1: 100'000 Nr. 27 Bötzberg / Swiss Map 50 NW More nice grillplaces of the "Schweizer Familie" are within a 3 kilometer radius:

  • 661700 / 262530 at the parking
  • 661865 / 262815 in the forest
  • 659910 / 262705 at the river "Aare", swimming possible
  • 661495 / 261050 at the river "Aare", swimming possible (Swiss Grid / CH - 1903)

Pythagoras and Python

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Das Versteck befindet sich auf historischem Boden bei Vindonissa. Vindonissa war zur Zeit der Römer ein bedeutender Handelsplatz. Wenn man genügend Zeit hat kann man sich noch das Amphitheater anschauen (658415 / 258685, Swiss Grid / CH - 1903) Das Versteck liegt auf einem Berg in 511m ü M (Kartenhöhe nicht GPS-Höhe!). Man hat eine wunderschöne Aussicht. Vom Parkplatz (661690 / 262550, Swiss Grid / CH - 1903) geht man auf einem guten Weg eine viertel Stunde durch den Wald. Auf halbem Weg befindet sich eine offene Waldhütte mit einer Feuerstelle, auf welcher man seine mitgebrachten Würste grillen kann. Am Ziel angekommen geht man zum höchsten Punkt. Dort befindet sich eine Aussichtsplattform. Auf dem Weg runter zur Aussichtsplattform ist das Versteck unter einem Baum, direkt am Weg. Es ist eine kleine weisse Tuperwarebox 12 x 6 cm mit lila Deckel. Karten: 1: 25'000 Nr. 1070 Baden / 1:50'000 Nr. 215 Baden / 1: 100'000 Nr. 27 Bötzberg / Swiss Map 50 NW

Weitere, schöne Grillplätze der "Schweizer Familie" findet man im Umkreis von 3 km:

  • 661700 / 262530 beim Parkplatz
  • 661865 / 262815 im Wald
  • 659910 / 262705 am Fluss "Aare", Bademöglichkeit
  • 661495 / 261050 am Fluss "Aare", Bademöglichkeit (Swiss Grid / CH - 1903)

Pythagoras und Python

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

pyvzo hc 21 fgrcf, gur gerr vf gb lbhe evtug. Trur 21 Fghsra ubpu, qre Onhz vfg erpugf qnarora.

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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