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Wilbur's Secret

A cache by redsox_mark Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 10/08/2017
Difficulty:
3.5 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

The cache is not at the posted coordinates. Trans-Atlantic travel is not required.   Discover Wilbur's secret to find the cache.


My Dad moved house the other day.   While helping him pack, we found a dusty old box in his basement.   It had the name "Wilbur" on the box.    That was his Dad's - my grandfather's - name.   With great excitement, I cleaned off the box, and carefully opened it.  In there was a set of baseball cards!   "Wow", I thought.  "These are old.. some may be worth a lot of money".   But then I was distracted, by something more intriguing.   There was an old map of the US, with some points marked on it.    And a note.

 

 

My Dad was speechless.    Gordon is my Dad.     He explained that his Mum gave him this box of baseball cards after his Dad died.    My Dad was too sad at the time to open the box, so he just stored it away.    Through various house moves, the box moved… from one basement, to an attic… and eventually into this house we were packing up.    He never opened it up, until now.

I knew just what to do.   Who would be the best at travelling around and finding things without being spotted?   A geocacher of course.     So here is your challenge.    Find the loot, and we can split it.   Deal?

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The total journey is 14,858 miles, and should take around 218 hours to drive.

Nice GC code, don't you think?

This cache is part of a series of puzzle caches hidden in the same area, which I've called the Lansdown Puzzle Series. They make an "L" shape on the map. See bookmark for the complete list.  


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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

[puzzle] Gur eboorel vf xrl
[cache hint in checker]

Decryption Key

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

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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