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SGL Gates: 12 GoC Day 10 Traditional Geocache

Hidden : 01/01/2018
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1.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

Once upon a time, a geocaching log was written that said: "TFTC. Every sgl gate should have one. :)" I could not agree more. It sounded like a good idea for a possible series. This is Day Ten of the Christmas extension of the SGL gate series.

On the Tenth Day of Christmas, mrGreen317 hid for me, a red and silver bison hanging in a little bitty evergreen tree...

Happy New Year, 2018! By now most retailers have all but packed away any remnant of Christmas wares from 2017, however, the traditional Christmas season actually runs from December 25 through January 5, the "Twelve Days of Christmas". Here are some geocaches hidden for the "Twelve Gates of Christmas" (12 GoC) to grab this Christmas season or any other time of the year when geocaching is on the day's agenda.


This geocache is a large, red and silver bison container hanging on a small evergreen tree at the given coordinates. It should basically be a park and grab. The location is SGL 108 off Fiske Rd, and even though the cache is at the gate, please exercise sensible precautions if hunters are in the area. During the peak hunting seasons, orange is required to be worn in SGL (except on Sunday, when there is no hunting).

Also, please do not park in such a way as to block the gate or the SGL road. There should be ample room to park in the flat, gravel area on either side of the gate.


Of course, since this geocache is a micro, please bring a pen or pencil along to sign the log. The log slip is "Rite in the Rain" paper, so it should resist getting wet, however, a pencil will work best if the slip is wet when you go to sign it. If the slip is dry, a standard ball point pen will do fine. Water-based inks may not write on the paper very well and should be avoided if possible.

Congratulations to jdm438 and dsimcisko for the quick, well-executed FTF run on this cold evening. Merry Christmas to you and your family!

This geocache container has a code card that will provide a clue to a Mystery/Puzzle cache GC736GK, the "12 Gates of Christmas (12 GoC) Final". Keep track of the code somewhere for when you have found enough caches of this series to solve the final puzzle.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from mrGreen317 and SageHippo!

Many thanks to SageHippo for providing the (original) container used on this geocache as a gift to mrGreen317 the year this was hidden. After later going missing, the original has since been replaced with one just like the original.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Gb gur fvqr bs n yvggyr Puneyvr Oebja rireterra whfg va sebag naq gb gur yrsg bs gur tngr.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)