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A cache by the pyrenean team Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 03/23/2003
Difficulty:
3 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

You can access the Parking N 42°59.202' 00°32.217' 1400m from the village of Sacoue through a small road (10km)and then a good track (5km). You can find this road and track by following the signs 'Table d'orientation' starting at N43°01.038' E00°35.351' 471m in the valley. The 'table d'orientation' is the top of the mountain. You need to go to the top of the mountain 1541m high(30mn walking);enjoy the view on all the major Pyrenean summits.

You can also walk from Sacoue village (follow the yellow marks) but it will then take you 2 hours.
It can be accessed all year around, but it may be difficult in case of snow.
Carefully read the hint if you have some trouble to find it.
The cache is about 100m away on the SE of the orientation table.
The box contains originally:
- A map of the mountain bikes's circuits of the area.
- A pocket book (in french)
- A bear head pen holder
- A notebook and a pen
- A wale plush

Once down in the valley, go to visit Saint Bertrand de Comminges: its cathedral is classified at the UNESCO World Heritage Monument list (part of the Compostelle path).

La cache se trouve à une centaine de mètres au nord ouest de la table
d'orientation. Il s'agit d'une boîte en plastique dans un sac en plastique
blanc.
La boîte contient à l'origine:
- la carte des circuits VTT de la région
- un livre de poche en français
- une baleine en peluche
- une tête d'ours porte-crayon
- un carnet et un crayon pour laisser une trace de votre passage

Une fois de retour dans la vallée allez visiter Saint Bertrand de Comminges dont la Cathédrale est classée au patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO (faisant partie des chemins de Compostelle).

Box changed on the 13th july 2009 and moved the tree was destroyed by a storm...

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Fbfh ha neoer qéenpvaé / haqre gerr ebbgf

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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