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Colour by Numbers Mystery Cache

Hidden : 02/18/2018
3.5 out of 5
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

Cache placed by SAGA Member

This cache is not at the posted co-ordinates.  It is located at N 52 10.ABC W 106 39.XYZ

Being caught up in the spirit of the Winter Olympics, Crazy4theOlympicsCacher decided to hide a set of 5 caches for her friends to find.  The caching friends were all excited to go out and have some fun.

As it was a race, the five participants – Able_Cacher, Beginner_Cacher, Crazy_Cacher, Determined_Cacher, and Expert_Cacher – were to only find one cache and bring it back.

The caches were all different sizes and coded using the 5 colours of the Olympic rings. Each cache was also of a different type and has a unique D/T combination.  The Difficulty and Terrain levels are rated from 1 to 5.

Using the clues below, determine who found the Red cache as it will be helpful to solve the co-ordinates for the final. 



Determined_Cacher found a cache with a Terrain level 2.

The Traditional cache is not a Terrain 1 but then neither is the Wherigo.

The Mystery cache is not a Level 4 Difficulty or Terrain but it is the Black cache.

Expert_Cacher found a D1 rated cache which was not a Terrain Level 3.

Able_Cacher did not find a Terrain Level 5 cache but did find a Yellow cache.

Beginner_Cacher found the lowest possible Terrain Level cache.

Wherigo is not a D2 and it is not the Green cache.

Mystery is not the T3 nor is it the Difficulty Level 1 cache.

Determined_Cacher found a Large Green cache.

The T2 cache hide is not a Small cache nor is it the Mystery cache.

The Extra_Small container has a Difficulty rating of a Level 2.

The D5 cache is not a T3 and it is also not a T5.

The Large container is not the D5 but it is a Letterbox.

The Terrain Level 1 is not a Difficulty 1 hide but it is a Small Multicache.

The T3 has a Difficulty rating that is less than 3.

Expert_Cacher found a Blue Other size cache.

The Level 1 Terrain cache is not the Mystery and it is not the Black cache.

Solve for the co-ordinates:

Once you have determined the colours of the caches, use the Difficulty level numbers to solve for the final co-ordinates.

A = Red + Blue + Yellow

B = Red - Green + Black

C = Red - Black - Blue

X = Red + Green - Black

Y = Red - Blue + Yellow

Z = Red + Yellow - Green

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Lbh frrx n ovfba ghor ba gur abegu fvqr bs gur ubfg. Cyrnfr ercynpr nf sbhaq. Gunax lbh sbe cynlvat. Pnpur ba naq pnpur fnsr!

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)