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PPJ #03 Tryvannshøgda

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Hidden : 05/18/2003
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Geocache Description:

Close to the TV tower of Oslo, 525 meters above sea level.

Available in winter.

A duct-tape covered small plastic box, unfortunately too small for a Travel Bug. With info sheet and pencil.

The view from the original (1st) site for the cache, fall 2003:

Theme: Hills of Oslo - viewpoints and overlooking lakes /
Tema: Oslomarkas åser

These geocaches are placed on the hills of Oslo /
Disse cachene er plassert på Oslomarkas åser:
^ Kongens Utsikt, view over Tyrifjorden: PPJ #21 K. Johan's View
^ Øyangsrøysa, border history: PPJ #47 Hill of Border Cairns
^ Kustein, superb view - and history: PPJ #45 Hills of Oslo, Kustein
^ Knappa, deep in the heart of Oslomarka: PPJ #60 Buttons
^ Kikut, on top of Nordmarka: PPJ #33 Hills of Oslo, Kikut
^ Kobberhaugen, deep into the forest: PPJ #30 Hills of Oslo, Kobberhaugen
^ Blankvann, a fine hike to the Blankvann lake: PPJ #7 Hills of Oslo, Blankvann
^ Skjennungsåsen, no tracks leads you ...PPJ #31 Hills of Oslo, Skjennungsåsen
^ Tryvannshøgda, on top of the capital: PPJ #3 Hills of Oslo, Tryvannshøgda
^ Frognerseteren, near the tram end station: PPJ #1 Hills of Oslo, Frognerseter
^ Vettakollen, on top of the capital: PPJ #39 Hills of Oslo, Vettakollen
^ Grefsenkollen, the finest view over Oslo?: PPJ #25 Hills of Oslo, Grefsenkollen
^ Lillomarka, at the beautiful Breisjøen lake: PPJ #10 Hills of Oslo, Lillomarka
^ Romeriksåsene, view all over: PPJ #5 Swimming high and PPJ #20 Hills of Rome

This cache is now in its 3rd site, after originally to stay down the northern slope of this hill, with å fine view over the Tryvann lakes and cabin.

Tho. Joh. Heftye (GC2HBG3) kjøpte i 1864 området Trevoldskogen (seter for Frogner Gård) ved nåværende Frognerseteren, der Heftyevillaen (GC17P7P) i dag er selve seteren. Han oppførte de to første av i alt fire Tryvannstårn, i 1867 og det andre i 1883. Tårnene ble senere gitt til kommunen.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

[English:] Orarngu lbh be nobir lbh? Abegu fvqr
[Norsk:] Haqre qrt ryyre bire qrt? Abeqfvqra

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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