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Mystery Cache

Multi State Traveler Challenge Cache

A cache by Run N Search Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 3/4/2012
In Wisconsin, United States
4.5 out of 5
1 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

Wisconsin has some great caches and great places to go caching, but there are caches in other states too, and many Wisconsin geocachers go out and find them.

The CHALLENGE is to:
Find at least three DIFFERENT caches in six DIFFERENT U.S. States or Territories (total of 18 caches)
Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Washington D.C. count.
Your home State counts.
All cache types count.
This cache does not count toward the 18 cache total.

To even the playing field for old and new cachers, only caches logged as found ON or After the date that this cache is published, will count towards the challenge.   Everyone starts with a clean slate.

To LOG this challenge cache you must do three things:
1. Find at least three different caches in six different states AFTER 3/4/2012. Caches found before then do not count.
2. Find the container at the posted coordinates and sign the log. (It is OK to find the container and sign the logsheet first, then log the find when you have completed the entire challenge)
3. Post a log with the 18 cache GC numbers, Found Dates, and States they were found in.
Example: Wisconsin
  GC#, Date found
  GC#, Date found
  GC#, Date found
         Next State
  GC#, Date found
  GC#, Date found 
  GC#, Date found

Caches and dates will be verified and your log will be deleted if discrepancies are found. Please remember that caches found before 3/4/2012 (The published date of this cache) are not eligible for the challenge. 

Again, Wisconsin is a great place to go geocaching, and some geocachers like to travel. This cache is designed for people who travel for business or pleasure to tell about their adventures when caching around this great country, and get a little extra credit for it. Most of all cache on! And have fun doing it.

3/10/2012: When this cache was published, the intent was to let people who like to explore and travel, have the opportunity to roll it up in this one multi state challenge. It never dawned on us that there would be a FTF competition culminating it two separate caching groups taking off at different times and making non-stop six-state marathon runs. As it turned out, one group found the final and went to grab caches, the other grabbed the caches, then went to sign the log. But, believe it or not, they were actually finishing the entire challenge at the same moment! After talking to both teams, it is really too close to call. In the spirit of friendly competition, and acknowledging the incredible effort put forth by both teams, they can all claim a Co-FTF

To ~HideNseekers~, Isjustus4, Rattledbox, and F1rebirds a job well done.

Other Finders: BobNCat3604, ArtguyBill, Asterman, CacheH@wk, Pulda1(1,500th find), Polkajen, Trekkin' and birdin', Curly Girls, HuffinPuffin2, DinoMan4, tupperqueen, b.b.gun, MaxB on the River, lagrac, Crow-T-Robot (First to use Washington D.C.), ZGmen, psubrian, Screamin' Mimi 60, Hearty Soles, kungfuhippie, mpstraub, SCPO Rich, yooperislandgirl, Uncle Fun, CoachFoch, Lacknothing, Swamphog, redwingrr, Ms Sunshine, KCSearcher, WI.Hibiscus, Dreamcatchr, Hitman4 (4,000th find), likaclam, monkey phat, OrigamiFolder, Lord Cadogan, rockhoundrich, Jomusky, curado, Cheeseheadislandgirl, pezmon, tc54915, dawnzie (2,600th find), TJdancer, chris2537, timberdoodlehunter1, cachingforhotwheels, CodeJunkie (2,000th find and 700th puzzle find), Chatauqua560, bartrod, found1204gs (First to use Puerto Rico), julietjoy, sgauss, mandorj, katste, Quarterpint06, Hack 1 of 2, badlands, moodygrrl, PipiLongstockings, Woodland3000, MrPirateCat, FootStinks, Scribble Scribe, zach.ruesch, Walkingadventure, Mister Greenthumb and Sunshine, SCGeoNinja, IkeHurley13, jojoruckus, froggerz, and SeekerSupreme (Logged the last state left, Alaska), fast find (2,500th find).

Note: 5/25/2015 78 cachers/teams took 3 years 2 months and 21 days to cover all 50 states. No more names will be added to the list on the cache page, unless a milestone is achieved on this cache .

Note: 3/18/2012 Regarding the Start Date of this cache.

The old rule was that you could specify a start date for a challenge cache, as this cache does.

The new rule is that you cannot specify or exclude any dates.

The requirment for specifying a cut off or start date was changed by Groundspeak on 3/12/2012. This cache was published on 3/4/2012. Therefore it has been grandfathered in and is allowable according to strict adherence to Groundspeak rules.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Rnfl yvtug cbyr teno. Gur punyyratr vf gur uneq cneg.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



188 Logged Visits

Found it 118     Didn't find it 1     Write note 68     Publish Listing 1     

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Current Time:
Last Updated: on 11/15/2017 3:55:09 PM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (11:55 PM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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