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esheppy: I am done with this spot. I replaced the cache a couple weeks ago and it is already gone again. Too bad. I thought this was a perfect spot


McShepardSons on Independence Mountain

A cache by esheppy and family Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 06/03/2015
2 out of 5
3.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

Short but steep hike up Independence Mountain Trail.

A little over a year ago my boys (the Shepard sons) and I placed our first geocache in Pence Park. Since then, we've been on the lookout for other good spots.

One day, I decided to hike to the top of Independence Mountain Trail. I was able to pick up a new find on the way.

The top was awesome. So awesome that I figured there was no way someone else had not already picked this for a cache. But a search didn't find anything and I decided to submit it to see if it worked.

Apparently, this spot was available.

The hike is less than a mile, but the trail is very steep. You can pick up a couple of finds along the way. The day I hid this, it took me 36 minutes to hike to the top and hide the container.

You are looking for a regular sized camo-duct-tape covered container.

original contents include a few toys and a couple of travel bugs. PLEASE if you take a travel bug, do NOT forget to log that you have it. Don't take a travel bug unless you intend to keep it moving.

While hiking along this trail, you can pick up the following caches:

For more about the McShepardSons series of caches, see Sheppy's Blog: McShepardSons.

Congrats to Greasepot, for FTF!

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