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Jacob Ladder - Ballito

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Hidden : 08/05/2020
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3 out of 5

Size: Size:   micro (micro)

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Jacobs Ladder - Ballito 



Ballito Steps from Townsend Park across a couple of roads form a short-cut to Ballitoville and Ballito Beaches.

History of when these steps were built is not known. Would like to do more research to find more information regarding this path.

Most Definitely not wheelchair friendly! and only for the fit and those with some time on hand.

The challenge is to walk this multi cache.


Lowest altitude point at 26 meter and highest altitude point at 96 meters with a delta of +/-70 meters, which is a few steps! Enjoy the exercise.


Would be interesting if you note time taken to complete this Multi on foot.



Start point at S 29° 32.554' E 31° 12.687'


At first stage there is no container at GZ find tall object with number on it to calculate coordinates for stage 2:


A =(No. on the object) + 4

B = A + 5 - 1

C = B - 5 + 4


D = (C + 8) / 2

E = D/2 - 2

F = E/2 + 5



At second stage GZ coordinates S 29° 32.ABC' E 31° 12.DEF' find object marked with

SANS No. three Digits @#*

U = @ + 4

V = # + 4

W = (* x 8)/4


and with Phone No. center three Digits $&%

X = $ + 1

Y = & x 2

Z = % + 1


Final stage S 29° 32.UVW' E 31° 12.XYZ'


Easy calculations not much Math required should be a breeze.

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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Rnfl pnyphyngvbaf abg zhpu Zngu
Svany +/- Urnq uvtu

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)