Biking in Mount Vernon

A cache by tommark Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 7/10/2012
In Iowa, United States
2.5 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

This is a multi stage for biking through different areas in Mount Vernon but most stages are accesible by car.

This cache is a three stage multi cache that will bring you to different areas in Mount Vernon. The end cache is a medium size tubber ware container.

Stage 1: You need to find a small container that has the next set of coordinates.

Stage 2: You will need to find half of the coordinates to the next stage by solving a little puzzle. To solve the puzzle find the number of vowls on the sign that points to reading and that is letter A. To find letter B you need to find the total number of O's. Then to find the letter C you need to take the total number of letters plus the number of R's minus the number of I's. N 41 55.ABC W 91 24.947

Stage 3:At this stage you will need to find the coordinates to the final locaton. Some of the numbers are missing. The only words that are needed are all on the placard that is located on the right part of the sign.To find letter D you need to find the number of times Mercury is mentioned just on the placard. To find E you need to find the number of times the word Sun is on the placard. N 41 55.D76 W 91 24.E92

Final Location: This area is not always GPS friendly because of the type of area it is. The container is a camo Lock and Lock box.

You can check your answers for this puzzle on

At each location please replace each container and the final cache EXACTLY how you found them.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Fgntr 1: Fgbarf ol n Oebbxr.
Fgntr 2: Gur fvta gung fnlf jurer gur orfg cynpr gb trg n obbx vf ng.
Fgntr 3: Nyy gur jbeqf gung lbh jnag ner ba gur cynpneq.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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