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Hidden : 05/27/2013
3 out of 5
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   small (small)

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Geocache Description:

Hell Is Just Ahead

"We Have Such Sights to Show You...."

"Hell Is Just Ahead" (GC8159) — so named for the inscription, carved on a nearby tree in 1961 — has been archived, but its legacy lives on. The original cache was placed in 2002; I found it in 2008, not long after I started geocaching. As you can see in the photo above, the inscription on the tree has faded somewhat, but when viewed from the proper angle, it is still easily legible. I had searched in vain for this tree on numerous occasions, based on the coordinates given on the original cache page. However, those coordinates were 60 to 70 feet off; so when I finally did discover the tree today, it seemed only fitting that a new geocache should replace the old. Due to proximity issues, the cache could not be placed at the tree itself, which you may find at N 36 10.269 W 079 49.735.

You are looking for a small, camo'd container, large enough to hold a few trade and trackable items, hidden along the Laurel Bluff Trail. It's close enough to the trail that muggles may occasionally come round — some of them seeking the doorway to hell themselves (this actually happened while I was hiding the cache) — so use stealth as needed. Bring your own pen and please be sure to re-hide the cache just as you found it. Just be wary of conjuring with certain items in the box; you don't know what kinds of things you might bring forth....

Congrats to Robgso and 4Freds, FTF!

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Vs urnira vf hc, uryy vf....

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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