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kivimaki: I'm sorry to say I'm not able to replace the Steptoe Butte cache. Being a few thousand miles away prevents me from replacing it. I was only 13 when I created it nearly ten years ago, and it's brought many people to a beautiful and under appreciated area of Washington.

Hopefully someone else will find time to recreate the Steptoe Butte cache. Keep in mind placing caches in Washington State parks requires a permit. They are easy to get: at the bottom of the page.


Steptoe Butte

A cache by Kivimaki & Family Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 3/30/2002
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Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

On Steptoe Butte in the Paluse Hills of Washington.

This is the first cache I ever placed. My family took the drive to Steptoe from Spokane to place this cache. It is in a Tupperware container clearly marked with the word "GEOCACHE". Little children (4 and under) might have trouble reaching this cache, but would probably be absorbed in too many other things (like the lizards under the rocks) to really care.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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