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bacalhau: A area da cache ainda está em condição terrível. A caixa (o resto dela) já está retirada do local. Não acho que num futuro breve haverá uma recuperação aceitável. Quando as condições permitem, vou installar uma cache completamente nova.
Está triste, mas não há outra solução.

Cache place is still in terrible conditions. The rest of the box is already removed from it's place. I don't believe the recovery will take place in short time. The moment the conditions allow it, I will place a complete new cache. Sorry to say that, but there's no other solution.


Passeio Duro

A cache by Buzicos da Madeira Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 05/22/2008
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Para os meus amigos portugueses eu pus uma Hiperligação à tradução dos textos das minhas caches completas. Clique em cima ao "Related Web Page".

Cache row of the "Buzicos da Madeira". The following description is for tough guys and girls. Not really fit hikers should start at “Poço da Neve” or “Achada Grande”/“Chão do Balcões” and go the way/levada down to the cache.

Passeio Duro

Another interstation between Funchal/Corujeira and Pico Arieiro. After you started in Corujeira and logged the caches“Aguas dos Tornos” and “Hells Throat”, your climb becomes a little bit harder. A few meters before the cache “Aguas dos Tornos” you can see a steep and narrow track leading up (yellow and red mark). You should reach at N 32º 41.675 W 016º 54.704 a farm track. Turn right and at N 32º 41.703 W 016º 54.662 your climb continues.

Follow the marker “Poço da Neve” or “Levada do Barreiro” (Spoiler1) always along the water channel. More or less an hour after you started at the levada do Barreiro, you have to look for a marker (Spoiler2). Take this small track up and after a few meters you meet another farm-track N 32º 42.477 W 016º 55.052 .You are short before the cache (Spoiler3-5) After you logged the cache, go down again to the levada and continue your way up to “Poço da Neve” and, of course, “Pico Arieiro”. Congratulations if you manage this in one round. 1200 m altitude difference. Your reward is 5 caches.

For a shorter version of this hike you can start at “Casa do Barreiro” in the natural reserve “Parque ecológico do Funchal”. It is unnecessary to tell about the great views and nature on this hike. Make your own mind.

Don’t go this way when it rains or on days with dense fog. It becomes slippery and dangerous. You have to be free of vertigo. Anorak and mountain boots are a must. The weather can change very quickly. Take to eat and to drink with you.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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