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30 Days & 30 Nights Challenge

A cache by The Threlkeld Family Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 5/21/2011
Difficulty:
5 out of 5
Terrain:
3 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

In order to claim this cache you must be able to show your ability as a Geocacher and complete the following challenge.

New Cachers may find this a challenge due to inexperience, and Veteran Cachers may find this a challenge after exhausting most of their local cache stocks.


The Challenge

Over the course of 30 consecutive days and nights (or 720 hours) you will need to find and log:

65 Traditional Caches

20 Multi Caches

10 Puzzle/Mystery Caches

And any combination of

5 Earth/Virtual/Werigo/Webcam/Letterbox Hybrid Caches

(eg. 2 Earth, 2 Virtual, 1 Webcam) or (4 Letterbox, 1 Werigo) or for a real challenge and a place on the Special Achievement Award wall of fame. (1 Earth, 1 Virtual, 1 Webcam, 1 Werigo, 1 Letterbox).

How to start the challenge

1. When you are ready to start the challenge post a note here stating you are starting the challenge and the time you are posting the note.

E.g. Challenge Accepted @ 12.05am (GMT) 13/10/11

2. You now have 720 hrs to complete the challenge, but feel free to do it as quick as you like for extra kudos from your fellow cachers

3. Once you have found your 100th required cache post a second note with the time and date you logged the find & a link to a public bookmark listing containing your 100 finds.(Only Premium Members can make public List)

E.g. Challenge Completed @ 8.58pm (GMT) 11/11/11 30 Days & 30 Nights Challenge bookmark List

For Non Premium members i will allow you to list your 100 caches in the form of a note with each cache listed with hyperlinks to that cache.

E.g. Challenge Completed @ 8.58pm (GMT) 11/11/11 My 100 caches where:

65 Tradtional caches

Monument Views ,The Eagle's Nest, shipwreck Cove, etc, etc.

20 Multi caches

The Bransbury Flyer , Swan Lake, etc, etc.
 

4. Give yourself a pat on the back, put your feet up and have a cup of Tea. You are now free to go find the cache whenever you like.

5. Log the cache and earn your place on the wall of fame.

The Rules

1. You cannot log your own caches

2. Caches found must be new to you (no returning to previously found caches)

3. Cache found before starting the challenge cannot be counted towards your total.

4. This cache doesn’t count towards your total.

5. People logging a find on this cache without posting a start and end notes will have their log deleted.

FAQ

Q. Dose attending an event count towards my total?

A. Yes if you have Attended an event it can count towards 1 of your traditional.

Q. I am halfway through a series of caches and have hit my target for finding 65 Traditional caches, do I have to stop mid series?

A. No not at all, the required caches are a MINIMUM requirement only. If you wish to find more than the requirements please feel free.

Q. Is there an easy way to calculate my final time?

A. Yes the following website has a very useful tool for checking duration down to the second.www.timeanddate.com

Q. How do i add my bookmark links to my cache log?

A. As follows in this guide

open up your bookmark and copy the address from the address bar at the top of your internet explorer
Example :
http://www.geocaching.com/bookmarks/view.aspx?guid=42d19b5e-a00e-4d21-9aa7-74406b28b0d5 
then add:
<a href="
to the front of the address and:
">
at the end, it should then look like  this:
<a href="http://www.geocaching.com/bookmarks/view.aspx?guid=42d19b5e-a00e-4d21-9aa7-74406b28b0d5">
 
Next add a name straight after the >
so it looks something like this.
<a href="http://www.geocaching.com/bookmarks/view.aspx?guid=42d19b5e-a00e-4d21-9aa7-74406b28b0d5">My 30 Days & 30 Nights Challenge
 
and to finish it all off add </a>  after the name so the final product should look like this
<a href="http://www.geocaching.com/bookmarks/view.aspx?guid=42d19b5e-a00e-4d21-9aa7-74406b28b0d5">My 30 Days & 30 Nights Challenge</a>
 
Now copy the entire line into your log and bingo, one link to you bookmark list.



If anyone has any other question please feel free to email us.

Once you have completed the challenge you can find the cache located at the final location co-ord, dont go to the co-ord list above else you will get wet! You will be looking for a Large sized Cliplock Box that is well camouflaged - PLEASE RECOVER WITH PLENTY OF CAMO ESPECIALLY IN THE WINTER MONTHS.

GOOD LUCK TO ALL AND HOPE YOU ENJOY THIS CHALLENGE

WELL DONE Mario McTavish FOR FTF CONGRATS

 

WALL OF FAME

Position

Name

Days & Hours Completed in

Claimed

Special Achievement

1

===sgb

20 Hours & 22 Mins

 

1

gbbailey

20 Hours & 22 Mins

 

1

C*J*L

20 Hours & 22 Mins

 

2

Mattd2k

1 Day 1 Hours & 47 Mins

 

3

mellers

1 Day 5 Hours & 58 Mins 

 

4

JJB's

1 Day 12 Hours & 15 Mins

4

Far Away

1 Day 12 Hours & 15 Mins

5

Flexburyites

1 Day 13 Hours & 44 Mins

 

6

Sir-Lancelot

2 Days & 40 mins

7

Badcats

2 Days 4 Hours & 46 Mins

 

8

Mario McTavish

2 Days 20 Hours

9

The QCs

4 Days 2 Hours & 40 Mins

 

9

TurnerTribe

4 Days 2 Hours & 40 Mins

 

10

Martlesman

5 Days 5 Hours & 6 Mins

 

 

11

GeoJaxx

5 Days 23 Hours & 35 Mins

 

12

Lost!

6 Days 6 Hours & 7 Mins

 

13

Claire1978

6 Days 22 Hours & 27 Mins

 

14

Shebiedog

7 Days 4 Hours & 25 Mins

 

14

DB54

7 Days 4 Hours & 25 Mins

 

15

Cee-jay

7 Days 10 Hours & 27 Mins

 

16

Andy & Lou

7 Days 20Hours & 45 Mins

17

Coffee please

8 Days & 40 Mins

 

 

18

3 Smurfs

8 Days & 50 Mins

 

 

19

Justine Time

8 Days 8 hours & 8 Mins

 

20

grang

8 Days 8 Hours & 30 Mins

 

21

MrCryptic

8 Days 8 hours & 35 Mins

 

22

DizzyPair

9 Days 4 Hours & 50 Mins

 

23

We do checks and cache

9 Days 6 Hours & 17 Mins

 

24

BluePunch

9 Days 7 Hours & 48 Mins

 

25

Chuckys-back

9 Days 23 Hours & 7 Mins

 

 

26

yellowwelly

10 Days 23 Hours & 15 Mins

 

27

jazzyjessups

11 Days 1 hour & 20 Mins

 

28

The Padgies

12 Days 21 Hours & 28 Mins

 

29

Malpas Wanderer

12 Days 15 Hours & 6 Mins

 

30

seherazade

13 Days 1 Hours & 45 Mins

 

31

Roadrunner38

13 Days 7 Hours & 10 Mins

 

 

32

fitzydan

13 Days 10 Hours & 47 Mins

 

33

Micky Two Pints

13 Days 17 Hours & 48 Mins

 

34

Indycrusade

14 Days 2 Hours & 57 Mins

 

 

35

Benjamin23881

14 Days 4 Hours & 47 Mins

 

 

36

WhiteFriar

14 Days & 12 Hours

 

36

BaSHfull

14 Days & 12 Hours

 

37

bassetthound14

14 Days 8 Hours & 4 Mins

38

shortforbob

14 Days & 22 Hours

 

 

39

Aldwick Subs

15 Days

 

40

t.a.folk

15 Days 1 Hour & 32 Mins

 

41

kitey

15 Days 3 Hours & 30 Mins

 

42

Jack's Clan

15 Days 5 Hours & 21 Mins

 

43

Buzio

16 Days 2 Hours & 51 Mins

44

Tom Tom's Army

16 Days & 11 Hours

 

 

45

Herts_Skip

16 Days & 18 Hours

 

46

dragophelion

17 Days 13 Hours & 58 Mins

 

47

Chilihouse

17 Days 19 Hours & 25 Mins

 

48

Mr Meekal

18 Days 6 Hours & 59 Mins

 

49

sdg2g08

18 Days & 8 Hours

50

Phillyman

18 Day 14 Hours & 49 Mins

 

51

TonyDev

19 Days 4 Hours & 15 Mins

 

52

tebbyinchi

19 Days 10 Hours & 43 Mins

 

53

Tebbstickles

19 Days 11 Hours & 8 Mins

 

54

lodgebarn

19 Days 13 Hours & 45 Mins

 

 

55

Sky-lor

19 Days 15 Hours & 8 Mins

56

Saints1

20 Days 0 Hours & 45 Mins

 

57

The_Westies

20 Days 6 Hours & 30 Mins

 

58

Pebbles&Co

20 Day 9 Hours & 59 Mins

 

 

59

Sussex trickster

20 Days 21 Hours & 46 Mins

60

sutcliffefamily

20 Days 23 Hours & 57 Mins

 

61

duncandillies

21 Days 1 Hours & 35 Mins

 

62

Newmanmadhouseteam

21 Days 1 Hour & 40 Mins

 

63

H-Head Hunters

21 Day 2 Hours & 5 Mins

 

64

DTJM

21 Days 3 Hours

 

65

Clipper247

21 Days 4 Hours & 3 Mins

 

66

Fudgeman

21 Days 4 Hours & 15 Mins

 

67

ThomasJoseph

21 Days 5 Hours & 14 Mins

 

 

68

KnightFamily1980

21 Days 7 Hours

 

69

JaguarXJ6

21 Days 20 Hours & 20 Mins

 

70

KnotEar

22 Days 4 Hours

 

71

misty's muskateers

22 Days 4 Hours & 25 Mins

 

 

72

Broyleboxers

22 Days 4 Hours & 30 Mins

 

73

LostnWet

22 Days 5 Hours & 3 Mins

 

74

Lydford Locators

22 Days 6 hours & 6 Mins

 

75

Geosoldier1612

22 Day 9 Hours & 30 Mins

 

 

76

wizardario

22 Days 10 Hours & 37 Mins

 

77

Minioshan

23 Days 2 Hours & 40 Mins

 

78

Deepdiggingmole

23 Days 20 Hours & 38 Mins

 

 

79

wizardsmum

23 Days 21 Hours & 45 Mins

80

ChocolateFairy+1

24 Days 0 Hours & 1 Min

 

81

Wriglee

24 Days 1 Hours & 9 Mins

 

 

82

cache4chaos

24 days 6 Hours & 30 Mins

 

83

Thebuttonmushroom

24 Days 13 Hours & 20 Mins

 

84

kkosmickk & CM

24 Days18 Hours & 35 Mins

 

85

Number Six

24 Days 22 Hours

 

86

PetersfieldPoodlePosse

24 Days 23 Hours & 15 Mins

 

87

Danger Mouse84

25 Days 4 Hours & 16 Mins

 

88

Kat15

25 Days 4 Hours & 30 Mins

 

89

julieberry

25 Days 7 Hours & 42 Mins

 

90

Mickyz

25 Days 9 Hours & 30 Mins

 

91

Sandra123

26 Days 

 

92

gaugeman

26 Days 2 Hours & 30 Mins

 

93

mousytrap

26 Days 4 Hours & 44 Mins

 

94

Marmite Soldiers

26 Days 5 Hours & 56 Mins

 

95

Hampshire Rose(s)

26 Days 6 Hours & 30 Mins

 

96

MamaLoompah

26 Days 8 Hours & 3 Mins

97

Toby Tortoise

26 Days 9 Hours & 30 Mins

 

98

Al 7365

26 Days 10 Hours

 

 

99

Pumpkin67

26 Days 10 Hours & 52 Mins

 

 

100

Night Witch

27 Days 2 Hours & 21 Mins

 

101

natterjacktoad

27 Days 17 Hours & 30 Min

 

 

102

nadaj

28 Days 2 Hours & 9 Mins

 

 

103

Hofficoffi

28 Days 1 Hour & 20 Mins

 

104

Issi Noho

28 Days 1 Hour & 30 Mins

 

105

Patch_the_cat

28 Days 1 Hour & 47 Mins

 

106

tommybongo

28 Days & 3 Hours

 

107

Seeking Salters

28 Days 3 Hours & 44 Mins

 

108

Ash's cachers

28 Days 3 Hours & 54 Mins

 

 

109

blueteddy

28 Days 4 Hours & 20 Mins

 

110

Tiggerbird

28 Days 6 Hours & 55 Mins

 

111

Little.Miss.Speedy

28 Days 7 Hours & 5 Mins

111

The Threlkeld Family

28 Days 7 Hours & 5 Mins

112

mickyz

28 Days 9 Hours & 30 Mins

 

113

gildo 1982

28 Days 11 Hours & 25 Mins

 

113

swOop

28 Days 11 Hours & 25 Mins

 

114

lazeedaydream

28 Days 23 Hours & 45 Mins

 

 

115

Proftonks

29 Days

 

116

Opti-n-Tbag

29 Days 14 Hours & 19 Mins

 

 

117

JacySioux

29 Days 17 Hours & 20 Mins

 

118

Babsbabys

29 Days 22 Hours 45 Mins

 


Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Haqre Fghzc

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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