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Mystery Cache

Stairway to Heaven

A cache by WolfPack_NY Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 10/1/2015
In New York, United States
Difficulty:
3.5 out of 5
Terrain:
3 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

I wanted to hide a cache that would not only bring to peoples attention the majesty of the Kensico Dam but also bring them to a site of memorial and reflection on the events of September 11, 2001. The coordinates provided are not at the GZ. Out of respect for post-9/11 concerns, the GZ is not situated on or close to the dam itself but is a short walk from the Park, or you could drive since there is parking available near the GZ.

The coordinates will take you to the center of "The Rising". Please be respectful of the deceased that are honored here. You will need to gather clues from the victims of this tragedy and various landmarks to plug into the coordinates I provide below. All clue sites are accessible by foot to the public.

Clues from the memorial:
A= The fourth digit of the birth year of a victim: "It's only half-time".
B= The only Rescue Company mentioned on any of the Victims.
C= The fourth digit of the birth year of a victim who was "A hero firefighter and Marine".
D= The fourth digit of the birth year of a victim who "had great dreams and visions".
E= The fourth digit of the birth year of a victim whose last name is very close to the authors of the title of this cache.
F= The fourth digit of the birth year of a victim who was "The bravest of the brave".
X = The fourth digit of the birth year of a victim whose nickname is an album by "The Who" (Keep this for later)

These coordinates will take you to the path to the next clues:
41 04.BCD, -073 45.FAC

These coordinates will take you to the location of the next clues:
41 04.BF, -073 45.EA

For the following clues, there are inscriptions where you have to use the number of the letter in the alphabet that I am referring to.

G= The third letter of the word preceding the word 'WITH'
H= The second letter of the word preceding the word 'WITH'
I= The first letter of the word preceding the word 'WITH'
J= The fifth letter of the word following the word 'WITH'

These coordinates will take you to the location of the next clues:
41 04.JI, -073 46.GIH

For the following clues, there are inscriptions where you have to use the number of the letter in the alphabet that I am referring to.

K= The first letter of the 4th word following the word 'CAUSETH'
L= The second letter of the 9th word in the same inscription

These coordinates will take you to the GZ:
41 04.XKK -73 46.XLL

Good luck and enjoy the hike!

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Fnyhgr, gura erfg!

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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Last Updated: on 8/28/2017 2:32:32 PM Pacific Daylight Time (9:32 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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