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Old Mine Park Series: Dragonriders of Pern

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Hidden : 2/21/2010
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Geocache Description:

Welcome to the Old Mine Park Series

This is a series of three puzzle caches located on the loop trail of the Old Mine Park in Trumbull, CT.

The books are:

  1. Dune, by Frank Herbert
  2. The Dragonriders of Pern, by Anne McCaffrey.
  3. The Princess Bride, by William Goldman.

For everybody who expected the next book in the book series to be The Scarlet Pimpernel, or perhaps even War and Peace, this will offer a nice change from the classics. This cache is guarded by a keeper. Please do not remove.

The Dragonriders of Pern, by Anne McCaffrey. Although not in the same league as Lord of the Rings, it's still a very imaginative and enjoyable series.

The Puzzle Cache is located at:

N 41 17.ABC

W 73 13.DEF

A: There are six dragon colors in the book. Which of the following is not a standard color for a dragon:

  • 1. Brown
  • 2. White
  • 3. Yellow
  • 4. Green
  • 5. Blue
  • 6. Gold
  • 9. Bronze

B: The male leader of the dragonriders always rides a dragon of this color. Choose the color from the above list.

C: The female leader rides a dragon of this color. Choose the color from the above list.

D: The smallest male dragon (excluding the white) is this color. Choose the color from the above list.

E: The Dragonriders fight the following:

  • 2:Rope
  • 4:String
  • 5:Thread
  • 9:Vine

F: The smallest female dragon is this color. Choose the color from the above list.

You can check your answers for this puzzle on

For more information on the park:

Old Mine Park Trumbull Town Parks

FTF for Reno8
Must admit it was your fate
All alone the little cache hid
For six whole days waiting for a geokid.

Please note that Old Mine Park is a "rail to trail park" and parking is not restricted to Trumbull residents.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Gur qentbaevqref yvirq va n fznyy pnir naq erzrzore gung guvf obbx gnxrf cynpr qhevat gur 9GU crevbq.
(Pnpur vf jvguva 10 srr bs gur cbfg)

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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