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Strange Short-Cut

A cache by TOMTEC Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 10/21/2002
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

Located between 7th Concession and Weston Road where 16th Sideroad would have existed. Approximately 2.5km North West of Strange, Ontario.
Cache elevation: 314m

The cache is named "Strange Short-Cut" due to the fact that it is hidden along a nice section of the Oak Ridges trail I often use as a short-cut when mountain biking to my friend's place near Strange, Ontario. For those of you that have never heard of Strange, it is located near the crossing of Weston Road and 15th Sideroad, close to King City.

The cache is a camouflage painted .30-cal ammo can hidden in the rock wall.

You can enter the trail from the West end off 7th Concession at: N43 56.919' W79 36.730' for a 1.5km hike taking you past GCJ4R5 Finding Nemo - Peach, or from the East end off Weston Road at: N43 57.255' W79 35.189' for a shorter 700m hike. Or hike this entire section of the Oak Ridges trail and visit the other caches in the area!

The Oak Ridges Moraine extends 160 kilometres from the Niagara Escarpment in the west to the Trent River system in the east, and is on average 13 kilometres wide. One-hundred-and-fifty metres deep, the Moraine stands out as one of the most distinct landscapes of southern Ontario. Its height above the flat lands to the north and south, its rolling hills and river and stream valleys and large blocks of mixed forest provide solace and a sense of connection to the people who live, work and play on the Moraine, natural and wild habitat for flora and fauna, and untapped recreational opportunities.

NOTES:
  1. Family friendly.
  2. Bicycles allowed.
TOMTEC

Other caches in the immediate area include:
Finding Nemo - Peach
Mary Lake and the Augustinians

Last Cache Maintenance Visit: September 24, 2011 by TOMTEC
Details: Upgraded container to 30 cal Ammo Can



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Additional Hints (Encrypt)

At the base of the wall behind a stack of smaller rocks...
Two meters to the West lies an old log fence post (watch: rust)


 

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