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New York Admin: I regret to report that the cache owner has not responded to the prior note about this disabled cache. I'm archiving it opening the area up to others.

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Jupiter's Boulder

A cache by brian b Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 3/23/2003
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

Located in the Black Rock Forest, this is an aerobic hike up from the Mineral Springs Waterfall.

Hopefully, you have already completed the Mineral Springs Cache and are on your way to Jupiter's Boulder Cache. If not, then the following may be of interest: parking for this cache is tricky; one may choose to park where the signs say not to (as many, many cars already do) and take the chance, or one may choose to park on the southern end of where Old Mineral Springs Road and Mineral Springs Road meet, thus adding an additional .74 miles to the hike. I know where I park, and I also know that no trouble has come, yet.

Follow the aqua diamond/white rectangle trail up from the Mineral Springs Waterfall. If the weather is wet, you will most definitely need your GorTex, as fording streams is necessary.

Jupiter's Boulder is a large rock that overlooks much of the area. The scenery is wonderful, especially in the fall and spring.

If you lose GPS reception (which you are likely to do), don't worry; you'll gain it back when you get near the site. Besides, you aren't going to miss this one.

I have hidden this a few steps away from the boulder so as to remain hidden during peak hiking seasons.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Haqre, orfvqr fbzr ebpxf juvpu ner qverpgyl oruvaq ovt byq Whcvgre.

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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Last Updated: on 11/15/2017 3:57:47 PM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (11:57 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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