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Vresova studanka / Heath Spring

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Hidden : 10/19/2008
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

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Geocache Description:

Snadno dostupná keš na hrebenovce Hrubého Jeseníku mezi
Cervenohorským sedlem a Šerákem.



[CZ]
Vresová studánka (1290 m n. m.)

Vresová studánka je malebné místo s bohatou historií na hrebeni
Hrubého Jeseníku pod Cervenou horou (1333 m n.m.). Je možné k ní
dojít po hrebenové cervené turistické znacce z Cervenohorského
sedla (3,5 km) nebo z vrcholu Cervené hory (0,5 km po žluté
znacce).

Historie:
Vresová studánka byla objevena v 18.století. Podle povesti ji našel
lovec, který v techto místech pronásledoval zraneného jelena. Když
se jelen napil vody ze studánky, uzdravil se a zmizel lovci z ocí.
Pozdeji se sám lovec zázracne vylécil z težké nemoci pomocí vody z
pramene Vresové studánky. Jako projev díku zde pak na sloup zavesil
obraz a Vresová studánka se stala poutním místem.

Brzy byla nad pramenem postavena drevená kaple. V roce 1850 byla
nahrazena kamennou kaplí, na jejíž stavbu bylo použito kamene z
rícky Desné. I když steny byly až 130 cm silné, tvorily se v nich
trhliny, a tak byla kaple v roce 1927 prestavena na kostelík. Ten v
roce 1946 po zásahu bleskem vyhorel.

Chata Vresová studánka (viz retrosnímek nahore) byla vybudována pro
potreby poutníku již na pocátku 19. století. V roce 1892 vyhorela,
ale hned v následujícím roce byla postavena chata nová. V období
socialismu chatu vlastnily Restaurace a jídelny. Chata byla v
provozu, ale nebyla vubec udržována, až zchátrala natolik, že byla
v roce 1988 zbourána.

Dnes zde po obou objektech zustaly jen základy. Jedinou dochovanou
stavbou je prístrešek - kaplicka nad pramenem z roku 1934. Nyní je
nove opravena, doplnena tepanými železnými dvermi a obrazem Panny
Marie.

Obnovená keš je na turisticky velmi atraktivním míste. Založil ji
Veverka Šumperk (vevlog). Za dobu její existence (16.7.2006- únor
2008, kdy byla archivována) ji logovalo 48 cacheru. My jsme ji
našli jako jednu z prvních a nadchla nás, proto chceme dát šanci
dalším.

[EN]
Heath Spring (1290 m above sea level)

Heath Spring is a picturesque spot with a rich history situated on
the Hrubý Jeseník mountain ridge below Cervená hora (Red Mountain -
1333 m above sea level). It is accessible along the red tourist
trail from Cervenohorské sedlo / Red Mountain Saddle (3.5 km) or
from the peak of Red Mountain (0.5 km along the yellow tourist
trail).

History:
Heath Spring was discovered in the 18th century. The tale says that
it was found by a hunter pursuing a wounded deer. When the deer
drank from the spring, its wound was healed and it ran away. Later
on, the hunter himself was miraculously cured of a serious disease
by drinking water from Heath Spring. To thank for his cure, he put
up a picture on a post near the spring and the legend spread. Heath
Spring became a place of pilgrimage.

A wooden chapel was soon built above the spring. In 1850 it was
replaced by a stone chapel; the stone used for its construction
came from the Desná River. The walls, up to 130 cm thick, were
gradually damaged by cracks and so in 1927 the chapel was rebuilt
into a church. The church was set on fire and burnt down by
lightning in 1946.

Heath Spring Chalet (see retrophoto above) was built for the needs
of pilgrims as early as the start of the 19th century. In 1892 it
was burnt down, but newly built the following year. In the time of
socialism its maintenance was neglected, it got into disrepair and
finally in 1988 it was pulled down.

At present there are only foundations left of both buildings. The
only surviving structure is a shelter – chapel over the spring
which was built in 1934. It has now been repaired, fitted with a
new wrought iron gate and a picture of Virgin Mary.

The restored cache is located at a highly attractive tourist
location. It was founded by Veverka Šumperk (vevlog). During its
existence (16.7.2006 - February 2008 when it was archived) it was
logged by 48 cachers. We found it among our first chaches and it
was our favourite one. Therefore, we want others to enjoy the
experience, too.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

[CZ] i mvqpr
[EN] va n jnyy

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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