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High Volzage Traditional Geocache

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Old Bet: This one has lost its power. After seven years, it's time to clear space for another hider.

Hidden : 05/13/2013
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Size: Size:   small (small)

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Geocache Description:

A small cache hidden in Volz Park, atop Senior Mountain in Mahopac. This one is little more than a park-and-grab, requiring only a short bushwack through the woods from the parking area. While here, you also can seek the Tower of Terror (GC4C3N6). You might want to read that cache description -- and contemplate that cache name -- before setting out on your High Volzage quest.

I first found this place a few years ago, as a volunteer mapper for the National Map Corps. (Now defunct.) I remember many wrong turns before I finally found my way to the top of Senior Mountain. At the time, I did not have a GPS in my car that could compute turn-by-turn directions and then speak them to me, so I had to do it by trial-and-error. Finally, I unfolded a paper road map on the hood of the car, memorized the route and navigated the old-fashioned way. I've given the parking coordinates, so you can use technology to get to the starting point. Meanwhile, I am still trying to refold that old map so it will fit neatly into the glove box.

Congratulations to GRSchmid for being the first to find it.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Vg'f na vafvqr wbo. Fgvpxf gb vg naq lbh'yy fcbg gur uvqr.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)