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A cache by TheGrumpyBears Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 01/01/2013
1.5 out of 5
1 out of 5

Size: Size:   small (small)

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Geocache Description:

Due to the COVID-19 crisis the physical GeoCache is not accessible at this time. Please take a photo with you and your GPS in front or on top of the Calgary Tower to log this GeoCache. We are working with the Calgary Tower on a solution.

The Calgary Tower

The Tower was built to honour Canada’s centennial 1967 and was also intended to promote the downtown core as a part of a Calgary urban renewal program. Construction commenced on February 19, 1967 and was completed in June 1968 at a cost of $ 3.5 million. The Tower measures 190.8 meters or 626 feet to the top of the antenna and sits 1,226 meters or 4,023 feet above sea level. The cauldron was installed by helicopter on October 4, 1987 for the 1988 Winter Olympic Games. The flame is visible up to 20km away. In June 2005 a glass floor was installed on the Observation Deck as a gift to the province of Alberta on its centennial. You would have to climb 802 stairs to reach the observation Deck and 762 stairs to reach SKY 360, the revolving restaurant.

The Calgary Tourist Information maintains a rack with visitor guides and some brochures in cooperation with the gift shop of the Calgary Tower. The visitor information however closed its doors in January 2016.

Note: This cache is on private property. It was placed with permission of the Calgary Tower.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Lbh arrq n ahzore? Ernq gur qrfpevcgvba pnershyyl!

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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