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Mystery Cache

A-Z x 5 Types Challenge!

A cache by looking4gems Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 7/22/2013
In Iowa, United States
5 out of 5
4 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

This cache is at the listed coordinates though you must complete the Challenge requirements before logging it as a Find. The listed D/T is a reflection of the Challenge difficulty, the actual hide would be 1/1.5.

This is a Challenge to find caches that begin with each letter of the alphabet A-Z. But you will need to do this for 5 different cache types. The five cache types can be any 5 of the 8 cache types pictured below.

Punctuation is ignored, so "X" is considered the letter X. But caches with numbers preceding the first letter are numbers and therefore they don't count. All previous cache finds do count and caches can be from anywhere.

Note: Since there isn't a Virtual cache that begins with the letter X, you may use a Virtual that contains the letter X instead, (for example: DON QUIXOTE'S GIANT), though that cache may only be used once in your list.

You may document anyway you like as long as your cache finds are clearly shown and meet the listed criteria. Thanks to cookshome, there is a GSAK macro that you can use to determine if you qualify for the nontraditional alphabet challenge that can be found here:�entry172678 Since it does not recognize an X when it is surrounded by quotation marks, that spot will show up blank, and you will need to tell us the name of that cache.

For each of the five types of caches, you should include the following information:

  • GC #
  • Type of cache
  • Name of cache
  • The date that you found each cache

Click on the images below to see our qualifying caches.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)


Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



59 Logged Visits

Found it 25     Write note 33     Publish Listing 1     

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Current Time:
Last Updated: on 9/19/2017 7:57:24 AM Pacific Daylight Time (2:57 PM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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