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The Giant's Stairs

A cache by Artful Dodger Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 11/17/2001
In New Jersey, United States
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
3 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

One of the most beautiful hiking trails is found here alongside the Hudson River.
Doing the entire multi-leg, the terrain ranges from smooth level ground to
hilly, steep areas. Hiking boots are strongly recommended.


 

Do you have the courage..?

Do you have the Might ..?

...to descend the..

Mighty
 Giant's Stairs

that's plainly within your

SIGHT!

"Are you fit, are you tough?"

..for climbing back up the...

Giant's Stairs

    ...Willpower...

Just ain't

Enough !!

 

 

 

   

After placing my last cache , The SplitRock Splendor, I did not think I could top that hike's natural beauty so fast...until I hiked this one. 

Do this cache seek when you've got a morning or afternoon to spare - you need to enjoy it to its fullest. There are many scenic spots to stop and admire the breathtaking view from the steep vertigo-inducing cliffs. This is a scenic hike at its best - well, for New Jersey, that is. 

Bring your camera, bring your binoculars...aw, heck...pack a lunch and plan for an invigorating hike that will awaken your senses and give your body a cardiovascular cleansing!

If you wish, you can pick up a good trail map from the Park Headquarters at: N 40 57.212. W 73 55.238. 

Park at the State Line Lookout at : N 40 59.309 W 73.54.430  There is a refreshment area where you can stock up on water and treats before the hike.

An amusing titbit about this cache is that I could have placed the cache either in New Jersey or New York - within yards of each other. There is a fence that divides the States - DO NOT CRAWL UNDER OR OVER IT. The Giant Stairs are nearby ...

 



Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key

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(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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