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TC 2019 - K05 Tau Traditional Geocache

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Hidden : 05/20/2019
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1.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

Pi Day is a lot of fun, it all starts with the US abbreviation of March 14 (3/14) and the first three digits of pi. And who doesn’t love pie? It was a match made in heaven. But here’s the thing: π as a number is bad, and therefore, so is the entire misguided day dedicated to its celebration. It’s a lot to take in, and I, too, was once like you: I was taught the virtues of pi for years, going back to Pi Day parties in middle school. But instead of pi, we should celebrate tau, an alternative circle constant referred to by the Greek letter τ that equals 2π, or approximately 6.28. For the full low down, just do an internet search for “tau manifesto”.. Placed with explicit permission from Kennewick Parks. The need of a shovel to FIND a cache is expressly forbidden by groundspeak rules. This hide was placed with specific permission of Kennewick Parks. DO NOT copy this hide type without such permission.

Tri-Cities 2019 Geocoin Challenge
Science ~ Technology ~ Engineering ~ Art ~ Math

  • Find 7 caches in each city (28 out of 32 traditional geocaches)

  • All the caches have a code word or paper rubbing/punch

  • Passport must be in one piece, not torn or mutilated

  • No partial coins sets will be distributed. Coins will NOT be awarded to pets or children 17 and under

  • Return completed passport: Columbia Point Marina Park: ~ Sat, June 29, 3-8pm & Sun, June 30, 9am-12pm

  • After Sunday, June 30 @ 2 pm return your completed passport to Richland Parks & Recreation

  • Richland Parks & Rec: N46 16.369 W119 16.273 ~ Mon-Fri 8am-9pm, Sat 9am-8pm, Sun 12-4pm

  • Cache questions (event weekend only): call 509.578.9332


Richland Kennewick
R01 - GC84T37
R02 - GC84T39
R03 - GC84T3A
R04 - GC84T3B
R05 - GC84T3D
R06 - GC84T3E
R07 - GC85GXV
R08 - GC85GXZ

K01 - GC885GN
K02 - GC81GP7
K03 - GC82F0J
K04 - GC855P1
K05 - GC885GV
K06 - GC82HPY
K07 - GC82F0G
K08 - GC82F04

West Richland
W01 - GC86KM6
W02 - GC86KM9
W03 - GC86KMA
W04 - GC86KMC
W05 - GC86KMD
W06 - GC86KME
W07 - GC86KMG
W08 - GC86KMJ

P01 - GC87HW3
P02 - GC87HWA
P03 - GC87HWB
P04 - GC87HWC
P05 - GC87HWD
P06 - GC87HWE
P07 - GC87HWF
P08 - GC87HWM

Bonus and Night Caches

Bonus Cache - Richland - GC87RDG
(Available Saturday, June 29, 3:00pm)
Bonus Cache - Kennewick - GC8859T
(Available Sunday, June 30, 12:00pm)
Friday Night Cache 1 - GC87RDK
(Available Friday, June 28, 8:45pm)
Saturday Night Cache 2 - GC87RDM
(Available Saturday, June 29, 8:45pm)


Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)