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Grasl Stone Multi-cache

Hidden : 10/12/2002
2 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size:   small (small)

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Geocache Description:

The fourth Waldviertel (Woodquarter) - Cache
(reloaded on 2005/01/08)

As the initial Grasl Stone Cache disappeared after 2.5 years through timber works in the area, I resituated it at a slightly different place. Feel free to relog it or not - I don't care!

So, how to get the cache?

Very easy:

1. Go to the above mentioned coordinates.
2. Protect your back against everything.
3. Bear 19° on your compass.
4. Walk 'some meters' until you find another stone
5. Find the cache

Quite easy, or not?

Please find below the initial cache description.

Dear Geocachers,

I am proud to present the fourth Waldviertel (Woodquarter) cache.

The cache is named after a more or less mythological austrian character: Räuberhauptmann Grasl (Chief robber Grasl, executed in the early 19th century). Due to his tendency to redistribute income, he could be called an early Marxist or late Robin Hood.

As the Grasl Stone itself is a Naturdenkmal (=natural monument) and as it should not be tampered with, I placed the cache quite a few meters from it (approx. 250 m).

Initially the cache (coffee tin wrapped in a plastic bag) contained:

- logbook and pencil (pls. do not remove)
- pair of tweezers
- 100 ml of Grappa
- small candle
- box of matches
- I obviously forgot the other things

As ever there are two ways to the cache: the short and easy one (eventually see the hints) and the one for the hikers: play football at the Hörmanns footballground and follow your way straight ahead untill you reach a marked footpath. There turn
- left to find the Grasl Stone cache or
- right to find the Fiddle Stone cache.

From Hörmanns
- to Grasl Stone: approx. 2.3 km,
- to Fiddle Stone: approx. 2.0 km.
From Fiddle Stone
- to Grasl Stone: approx. 2.3 km.

It perhaps would be a nice idea to combine the Hat Stone-, the Fiddle Stone-, the Grasl Stone- and the Frogs’s Pond-Cache in one hike (approx. 8.5 km).

Good luck

The Plank

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)