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Heads of the Rivers Trek - No 13 Conies Down Tor

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Hidden : 05/19/2011
2 out of 5
3.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Heads of the Rivers Trek aka Walk on the Wild Side - The Sequel!

A trek of approx 11 miles around the heads of some of Dartmoor's greatest rivers. See the Tavy, West Dart, Walkham and Cowsic Rivers as little more than trickles.

Plan your route carefully around the bogs to find 16 caches, including 2 bonuses.

Heads of the Rivers Trek - No 13 Conies Down Tor

An easy walk down to the tor from Maiden Hill. A lovely view from here down the Cowsic River valley and if you look carefully you should even be able to see your car - but it's 1.7 miles away in a straight line!

This cache may contain part coordinates for the bonus cache: Heads of the Rivers Trek - Inward Bonus

Next cache in this series: Heads of the Rivers Trek - No 14 Broad Hole

IMPORTANT NOTE: Most of the caches in this series are within the Merrivale Military Range where live firing occurs. You must check out the Firing Notices before entering the range. DO NOT ENTER THE RANGE WHEN THE RED FLAGS ARE FLYING. Never pick up any metal objects, they may be unexploded devices.
Click here to check out the FIRING NOTICES

The weather on Dartmoor can change suddenly and unexpectedly and ALL types of weather conditions can be experienced. Please ensure that you have the correct clothing and map & compass (and know how to use them). Please do NOT rely solely on your GPS.

Each cache has been rated individually up to a maximum terrain rating of 4.5. (You won't need to scuba dive, rock climb, kayak or swim! But DO keep an eye out for Dartmoor's bogs )

I would like to thank the Dartmoor National Park Authority for their kind permission to allow me to place this series of caches.

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