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Hellraiser

A cache by Damned Rodan Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 05/27/2013
Difficulty:
3 out of 5
Terrain:
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"Hell Is Just Ahead" (GC8159) — so named for the inscription, carved on a nearby tree in 1961 — has been archived, but its legacy lives on.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

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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