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There is no Mountain (Auckland)

Hidden : 2/18/2004
4 out of 5
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

When searching for this cache you must undertake to keep it secret.
A mountain has been spirited away by unknown forces and you are tasked to find when and how it disappeared. Easy access cache but you will likely need 2 visits. OK for children.

The first stage, called: "There is a Mountain ", is to find the clues that you will find at the above co-ordinates. This location is plagued with muggles and to keep the mission secret the clues for the second stage are encrypted and hidden in a 200 ml cammo painted container

Take a copy of the message (provided) and decrypt that. You can decrypt it at the free online decrypter at:
(visit link)
Note: The message decryption is web based and should work with most browsers.

Now this is the hard bit:
You need a key (password)!
I am not giving it to you (that would be too easy)
From the words in cache title take 2 syllables and place 1 extra letter t between them and make a password of 10 letters (lower case) that sort of makes a synonym for the title. {----t-----}

Now this maybe an even harder bit?
Type out the message (in a word-processor is easiest) exactly as on the message slip.
When you have it correct, copy and paste into text box of the online decrypter and enter your key.

If you're stuck at this point email me your key and I'll tell you if you're right.

With the decrypted info you can go and find the "There is No Mountain Cache", and learn the answer as to why "There is no Mountain". This time your looking for a cammo-painted 1 litre plastic jar.

Note 1: Both the 1st and 2nd stage locations have gates locked after dark

Note 2: Stage 1 of this cache has been relocated a little and the listed co-ordinates above amended. August 2004.

Note 3: Following the disapearance of both stages in November 04 they have been replaced in the same area but better hidden especially the final stage. Because of this this the difficulty rating has been increased to 4 although I have now provided a 2nd clue.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

[Clue for stage one.]
yvar hc gjb cbfgf naq n punva gb uryc jvgu lbhe nvz
[Clue for second stage]
[10 Metre east of co-ords]
oruvaq jurer gur uvtu ubevmbagny naq gur iregvpny pbairetr

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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