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Hembre Ridge Traditional Cache

Hidden : 11/04/2000
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Geocache Description:

Difficulty: 1
Terrain: 1.5
Altitude: 2900'
Container: 3.1 liter Rubbermaid, transparent, white lid, 11"x6.5"x4.5".
Contents: Standard note explaining what it is.

The listed coordinates will take you to the memorial disk placed for Guy Hammer on October 4, 2003. The cache is within 15 feet of the disk.

Sadly, Guy Hammer, who placed this cache when geocaching was in it's infancy, passed on September 14, 2003. Guy is the man who introduced me to geocaching. Hembre Ridge in Tillamook State Forest was one of his favorite places to visit and spend time due to it's magnificent views. I, along with a group of his friends, will be holding a memorial and placing a plaque in his honor atop Hembre Ridge on October 4, 2003. Thank you to all those who have found this cache and to those who will visit Hembre Ridge in the future. Guy was happy to have shared this spot with so many people and I'm certain will be smiling down on those who hunt it from now on.

Guy Hammer's memorial disk.

I just got back from placing a cache up on Hembre Ridge in the Tillamook State Forest in NW Oregon. The challenge is not so much finding the cache after arriving, but finding your way into the area, as the obvious routes are blocked by washouts and active logging areas. (hint - think Trask River... :) The view is excellent though.

Original Contents:
Standard note explaining what it is.
Spiral bound notepad and two pens.
Miniature FM radio with ear-buds.
Oregon state rock (thunderegg) cut in half and polished.
Western belt buckle with Priday polka-dot agate cabochon. (can you tell I'm a lapidary? ;)
Toy Jeep taken from Matt's Sauvie Island cache.

Pictures will be made available after I get the roll developed next week.

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