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yurtles: We found this to be needing more maintenance than we could give it and decided it needed to be archived. The container has been removed. Hopefully someone else will place a cache in the area.
Thanks to all who met the challenge and happy caching to all, yurtles.

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McCarthy Challenge

A cache by yurtles Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 8/9/2010
Difficulty:
5 out of 5
Terrain:
4 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:


The cache is not at the given coords. In order to determine the coords for the cache, you'll have to locate the logbooks for seven caches:

GC1PWAR McCarthy Hill

GC2CVEN Sidewinder

GC2CVEQ 'Lighten Up

GC2CVEZ Circular Reasoning

GC4J55C OneZero

GC2CVED Beaver Pond Trail

GCZJTK What Tree Is This?

Partial coordinates for the McCarthy Challenge cache are written in each logbook.

The McCarthy Challenge cache isn't difficult to find once you have the coordinates for it. But getting the coordinates may test your experience as a cacher and puzzle solver, so we think the cache rates five stars.

If you tackle all eight caches in one marathon day, you'll walk at least six miles. Most of the miles will be on trails but some of the trails are sometimes ... damp ... and there are some significant elevation changes. If you simply navigate to this cache from parking, the terrain rating might be 3; we've given it four stars because you're unlikely to be at parking when you've finally acquired the coords.

Here's a trail map of the area.

Hazards: We've seen bear, deer, and porcupine but no poison ivy and no snakes. There are berry bushes which currently provide a nice snack but no cache is hidden in a briar patch. During hunting season you may see a hunter or hear some shots, particularly on a weekend.

We had a lot of fun figuring out how we wanted to hide this cache. Please replace the cache thoughtfully and carefully.

Give yourself a really big gold star if you meet this challenge and have fun!

FTF honors go to Photobug6570, congratualtions for meeting the challenge!

The McCarthy Challenge honor roll:

Photobug6570...................................8/18/2010

jjjfishin.............................................8/22/2010

MI15Team.........................................8/26/2010

happy looker......................................6/13/2011

je522................................................6/13/2011

gr8xpec...........................................10/10/2011

tucci's team.......................................4/14/2012

The-Driver.........................................4/14/2012

A2G.................................................10/20/2012

GaiaWolf&SpenceWolf with pengwem... 4/22/2013

Rushrutter...........................................6/6/2014

TopNerd..............................................6/26/2014

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