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Ring the Bell: 1 Mile Mark

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Hidden : 01/30/2010
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Size: Size:   regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

"There is no shortcut to any place worth going."

You are looking for a 7.62mm ammo box stenciled "GEOCACHE"
on the side of it.

Ahh, a good climb to the top then a hike along and old logging road.

Quoted from : "Hell Week is a test of physical endurance, mental tenacity and true teamwork where 2/3 or more of your class may call it quits or “ring the bell ”. Physical discomfort and pain will cause many to decide it isn’t worth it. The miserable wet-cold approaching hypothermia will make others quit. Sheer fatigue and sleep deprivation will cause every candidate to question his core values, motivations, limits, and everything he’s made of and stands for. Those who grit it out to the finish will hear their Instructors yell the longed-for words, “Hell Week is secured!”

Once you find the "Cardiac Hill" and "Hanging out" this is the last one I placed (for now anyway) as I explored this ridge top above Wilbur and Watauga Lake.

This one is .28 miles away from the Watauga Powerhouse, but about
1136 ft hike above the lake.

Please place cache back, covered and leave no trace.
CITO is always a great idea, especially in this remote secluded area. Bring a trash bag and pack out any trash you see.

Please do not leave water bottles or insect repellent bottles in the cache. They leak and damage the contents. Also, please do not leave any food products or anything that smells like food (i.e. fruit scented items). Animals will find and destroy the cache if you do. Thanks.


Great Smokey Mountain Geocaching Club


Additional Hints (Decrypt)

6 be 8 fgrcf gb gur yrsg bs genvy, hc, gura qbja, orybj n ynetr obhyqre, pbirerq.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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