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OshnDoc: Being too busy these days to maintain this cache, I have come to the decision to archive it. I might revive this series again in the future, when things are less busy.

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Opa's Sudoku Cache - OSC1

A cache by OshnDoc Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 02/18/2010
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

The CACHE IS at N34 26.932 W089 21.386


This CACHE is the ONLY one of "Opa's Sudoku Cache" series which is at the COORDINATES listed on this page. All the other ones can only be found if you solve the previous stage.

Welcome to a fun filled search for Opa's Sudoku Cache. This is the first cache in a series of 10 total caches with the last one being Opa's Sudoku Cache. You will have to find 9 independent caches before you will be able to solve for the location of the last cache.

The good thing is you will be able to log a find for every stage of this cache and can stop at any time and restart another day if you run out of time.

You will find yourself discovering your GPS-Receiver all over again.

If you are not very familiar with the operation of it, it might be a good idea to bring along the manual, as there will be situations where you will dig in deep into the realm of coordinate systems their origins, and their conversions.

This cache series which will take you on a hunt through the Holly Springs National Forrest within Lafayette County. You might want to schedule a few hours for this. This series is definitely not a park and grab.  It can be a very fun afternoon series to go caching with children.  The terrain rating for the individual caches in the series reflect the D/T ratings of those caches, the one for Opa’s Sudoku Cache has a higher rating as it is a cumulative effort to find the clues and solve the mystery of the final location of this cache.

IMPORTANT:

At each stage you need to recover the proper information so you can solve the mystery of the location of Opa's Sudoku Cache.

In each of the individual OSC caches, you will find a clue where to find the next cache in your quest and how to solve the mystery of the final cache loaction.

Take very good notes and be observant. It might help to bring a small digital camera to take a picture of the clue.

PLEASE DO NOT REMOVE THE CLUE from the cache.

If anything looks missing, please call or email me.  You will find the life-line in the cache container. Feel free to confirm an idea you might have for any of the stages.

Remember
Without ALL of the clues you cannot solve the final cache.

A small notepad or some general writing utensils are necessary to be taken on your journey.
Take detailed notes of your finds.  It might help to take a digital camera along to document your findings. If you fail to do observe all the clues, you might see yourself retracing your steps to retrieve the necessary information.

 

 

Opa
Opa during his last visit with us in the US.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Ybat ntb V jnf nyvir ohg gur lrnef unir jbexrq ba zr naq oebhtug zr qbja.

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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