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Banks Tour

Hidden : 12/9/2002
2.5 out of 5
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

Ever been to Banks, Oregon? Well, not that many can say they have. Banks is a nice quiet little town about 30 miles west of Portland. This hunt will take you on a little tour through town. All of the stops are in order (no back tracking), very little walking is involved and the total distance of the hunt from start to finish is roughly three miles.
1) Go to the starting point at: N 45 36.637 W 123 06.774
There is a five digit number associated with this building (not the address).

Write the number here: A = ___ ___ ___ ___ ___

2) Go to: N 45 37.073 W 123 06.857
In what year was the Boy Scout Cabin built? B = ___ ___ ___ ___

What was the troop number? C = ___ ___ ___

3) Go to: N 45 37.141 W 123 06.730
In what year was the Lumber company established? D = ___ ___ ___ ___

4) Go to: N 45 37.192 W 123 06.824

This building is the Banks Community _________________ (look high).

How many letters are in the last word? E = ___

5) Go to: N 45 37.262 W 123 06.864
There is a two digit number associated with this building (not the address).

Write the number here: F = ___ ___

The cache is located at:

N 45 ___ ___ . ___ ___ ___ W 123 ___ . ___ ___ ___
r r x x x y z z z
rr = F - 52
xxx = A - (B x 50) + 14
y = E + 1
zzz = (C x 10) - D - 362

The cache is 4x4x2 Snap Lock container. The parking location will be obvious.

When closing the cache please be sure all four sides of the lid snap shut and be sure to cover it back up with the sticks so it is not visible when you have finished.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Onfr bs ynetr sve gerr.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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Last Updated: on 12/19/2017 9:38:43 PM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (5:38 AM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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