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prowlin4snakeeyes III (Wherigo Edition)

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Hidden : 2/10/2010
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
3 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:




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prowlin4snakeeyes III
 (A Wherigo Geocache)



The cache is NOT located at the coordinates above.

The posted coordinates are for parking. You can park here while walking around Georgetown (8th Avenue) Community Park while playing this Wherigo cartridge.


To find the actual location of the container - you must play and complete the "prowlin4snakeeyes III" Wherigo Cartridge.

Once you complete the cartridge you will be provided the necessary information to find the actual geocache container to sign the logbook.

What is a Wherigo Geocache?
Wherigo is a new way of utilizing GPS technology to play games, take tours, and yes geocache. Visit Wherigo.com to learn more about this new software.

Do I need special equipment?
Yes! To find this cache the proper way and to truly experience the hunt the way it was meant to be experienced, you will need two things

1. The Wherigo Player on Wherigo compatible Hardware.
2. The "prowlin4snakeeyes III" cartridge.


The Wherigo Player comes pre installed on the Garmin Colorado & Oregon series GPSr units.


A version of the player is available for download for use by GPS enabled Pocket PC devices or certain smart phones.
Click "Download Player" to get the PPC version.


Once you have the Player ready to go, you will need to download the cartridge for this cache.
Click "Download Cartridge" to get it.





The Backstory:

The Prowler is one of my two favorite cars (the other being the Dodge Viper). The background for this Wherigo geocache goes all the way back to my first multi-stage cache ("prowlin4snakeeyes"). Sadly it had a limited run, but a few months later, second iteration was created ("prowlin4snakeeyes II"). However, due to excessive maintenance of all the stages over the course of the 10 months it was active, I archived that cache. But with the concept of Wherigo, I can have a multi-stage cache without all the maintenance. Thus it is time for a third iteration in the "prowlin4snakeeyes" series.

The Setting:

This Wherigo will take you around Georgetown (8th Avenue) Community Park. This is a nice little park tucked away in Georgetown Township.
The main features of the park include a public beach, walking trail around the lake, fishing area and a pavilion with tables. The pavilion area is open to the public and cannot be reserved. 

The Experience:

In this Wherigo cartridge, I will share the story from Concept to Production to the End of the line for Plymouth (& Chrysler) Prowler.  The zones relate to the colors the Prowler was produced in, and give highlights of each year of the Prowler's history. I hope you enjoy the walk in the park today. It is recommended to save often while playing the cartridge. If you have done either of the other "prowlin4snakeeyes" caches in this series, you will know what to expect when you get to the final.

NOTE:
Terrain is relatively flat, you just cover a lot of it (That is why it is rated 3 stars). Please allow approiximately 90 minutes to complete this Wherigo.

Is logging my result any different for this cache?
Logging your results here on geocaching.com is no different than any other cache so no changes there. However, you get a new icon Iconon your profile page.

Unlocking the cartridge on Wherigo.com is not required, but it would be greatly appreciated. After you've completed the cartridge you should see a "prowlin4snakeeyes.gws" file on your device. On your Garmin Coloradoor Oregon  you will find it in the Wherigo/Saves directory.Upload that file to the Wherigo website. You may also review the cartridge by  choosing Write a Log.

Logging requirements:
Once you successfully complete the cartridge and find the geocache, write a log entailing your adventures by revisiting the cache page. 

Please note - the development and player software is still in alpha stage and you may experience issues running it


When you get to the final, you will find a special gift for you for completing this Wherigo Adventure.

Feel free to take one - I will keep this replenished while supplies last.

This is a themed cache.

Please do not leave travel bugs, coins or other swag in the container.


Thanks for playing our 2nd Wherigo cache.

Comments welcome of your experience.

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