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Inspiration Point :)

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Hidden : 09/12/2009
3 out of 5
3 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

This is a tribute to the original cache by Myotis.
IMPORTANT NOTE: This hunt will take you near 250 foot bluffs. Make sure you pay attention to the directions!

Follow the trail at the parking area to Inspiration Point, you will see where it gets its name from. It has an awesome panoramic view-It is one of the best views in Illinois. You can see the bluffs, LaRue Swamp below, Big Muddy River, and the Mississippi in the distance. This area is part of LaRue Pine Hills which is the most biologically diverse (i.e., number of species of plants and animals) area in North America outside of the tropics.

Inspiration Point is a small point (palisade) with a 250 foot sheer cliff on three sides. There are no protective fences. There is a trail to it and people go out on it all the time as it has one of the best views in Illinois. I would leave small children on the trail. You will be coming down the trail and there is a tree fallen across the trail and then you will see a trail to the point on the bluff. There is nothing you need to get here besides inspired.

After checking out the view follow the trail to N37 35.223 W89 26.356. There is a big sign here. The final is at: N37 35.34A W89 26.29B

A = The number of letters in the first word (top row). Minus 1

B = The number words with only two letters.

NOTE: At this point there is a path that goes up on top. If you go the short distance up to the top, at N37 35.244 W89 26.377, there is a nice view. If you wimped out on Inspiration point, this one is not as scary. So if you are afraid of heights, this may be the view for you.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Svany pnpur: Vg vf haqre n snyyra gerr ba gur jrfg fvqr bs gur genvy (pybfr).

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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