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Historic Caches of Muskegon County Challenge

A cache by Wabaningo_Ranch Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 12/13/2011
In Michigan, United States
3.5 out of 5
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

In an effort to build cacher awareness of the historic caches in Muskegon County, Michigan, this challenge has been issued.

The cache container for this challenge is located at the given coordinates. It is a small lock-and-lock container. To pursue this cache one can take the low flat route from Snug Harbor where the D1.5/T1.5 cache rating is derived from; this route is nearly 0.7 miles to the cache. The high route from the Blockhouse which would earn a higher terrain rating of 3 and the route is slightly longer at 0.8miles. I have provided trail heads and trail marker waypoints. Please respect the trail system and stay off labeled erosion control areas.

In order to claim credit for this challenge, you must first find and log five of the current seven oldest existing caches in Muskegon County(your choice of which five). If you are the cache owner of an item on the list, you may count it as a find for purposes of this challenge (so you do not have to make an actual find on your own cache).

Once the five caches have been found and logged, you may find and log this cache. You may either prove you have met the challenge by posting your finds to a public bookmark or you may list your finds in the body of your log on this cache. Either way, be sure to give the waypoint, cache name, and date found. Prior finds do count.

In the spirit of the older caches, this caches provide the seeker with a nice walk in the woods to a scenic destination.

The seven current oldest existing caches in Muskegon County are:

GC Name Placed Date Type
GC1C7B Blockhouse 09/09/2001 Traditional
GC727F Fred's Peek at the Big Lake 07/17/2002 Traditional
GC7D50 Fred's Hidden Slide 08/10/2002 Traditional
GC9796 One for the Kids 10/05/2002 Traditional
GCBBCA Old Sawmill Shores 12/31/2002 Traditional
GCD1DD First Flight 02/08/2003 Traditional
GCGY0G Pushing Up Daisies 09/20/2003 Traditional

Current Michigan Historic County Challenge Caches

Alcona Alger Allegan Alpena Antrim
Arenac Baraga Barry Bay Benzie
Berrien Branch Calhoun Cass Charlevoix
Cheboygan Chippewa Clare Clinton Crawford
Delta Dickenson Eaton Emmet Genesee
Gladwin Gogebic Grand Traverse Gratiot Hillsdale
Houghton Huron Ingham Ionia Iosco
Iron Isabella Jackson Kalamazoo Kalkaska
Kent Keweenaw Lake Lapeer Leelanau
Lenawee Livingston Luce Mackinac Macomb
Manistee Marquette Mason Mecosta Menominee
Midland Missaukee Monroe Montcalm Montmorency
Muskegon Newaygo Oakland Oceana Ogemaw
Ontonagon Osceola Oscoda Otsego Ottawa
Presque Isle Roscommon Saginaw Sanilac Schoolcraft
Shiawassee St. Clair St. Joseph Tuscola Van Buren
Washtenaw Wayne Wexford    

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



86 Logged Visits

Found it 72     Didn't find it 1     Write note 12     Publish Listing 1     

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Current Time:
Last Updated: on 10/7/2017 12:26:45 PM Pacific Daylight Time (7:26 PM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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