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WIG: Pikes Peak Gold Rush

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Hidden : 10/01/2008
2 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size:   micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

WIG (Wherigo): Pikes Peak Gold Rush

The cache mentioned in the cartridge was archived

See Wherigo Web Site for more information on Wherigo system.

To be able to find and log this cache, you will have to download and play the associated cartridge file on a Wherigo compatible GPS, such as the Garmin Colorado and log the Cartridge on the Wherigo site.

Wherigo Cartdrige Page
Cartridge Download Page

The Back-Story:
You have come to Colorado to Pan for Gold. In 1858 gold was being panned in Denver. In this story, you will pan for gold in Colorado Springs.

You will start out at the Cottonwood Creek Trail just East of Union and South of Woodland Hills Drive.

This Wherigo Cartridge will probably take you at least 15 minutes, and maybe 30 minutes. You will cover between 1/4 and 1/2 miles linear distance and there is a moderate incline for part of it.

While you might be able to do this in the dark, it is inadvisable.
Please watch out for the left-behinds of careless dog walkers along the trail.
You do not have to go down to the stream.

When you are playing the cartridge, you should be able to view the current Task or Tasks on the Game's menu to find out what you need to do next.

During the story, you will pan for gold in a few places. It will take panning quite a few times to get enough gold to move on the the next part of the story. Once you have sold the gold, you will be given the way to complete the cartridge and find the physical cache to sign the paper log. The container is a bigger micro.

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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key


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