Skip to Content

This cache has been archived.

tenebrus: After checking in on this one, I realized that it's time to do a complete redesign. Look forward to Russian Doll Redux sometime in 2017.

More
<

Russian Doll Cryptocache

A cache by tenebrus Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 04/08/2005
Difficulty:
4 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: not chosen (not chosen)

Join now to view geocache location details. It's free!

Watch

How Geocaching Works

Please note Use of geocaching.com services is subject to the terms and conditions in our disclaimer.

Geocache Description:


This cache is a part of the Shadow Marathon Cache – for which ten caches each hold a single digit towards obtaining the true coordinates.

Do NOT go to the stated coordinates: they are for the bell tower in the big central fountain at SUNY Albany. This is NOT where any actual game piece would belong, hence why it was chosen.

Below is the ciphertext that needs to be broken. To get started, there is no need for a fancy keyword hidden on the page, there is no offset or rearranged alphabet set. The techniques involved are simple enough and should even be familiar to most who have attempted a cryptocache. Of course, once you break into this code, expect to find a pleasant twist from the average cryptocode.

gsvyzwmvdhrhgszggsrhrhzxlwvdrgsrmzxlwvdsvmblfwvxrk
svizkrvxvivnlevrguilngsvxlwvgsvtllwmvdhrhgszgblfwl
mlgszevgltlyzxpglgsvyvtrmmrmtzogslftsrgnzbkilevfhv
ufoglgibcqoarsdhkshpwbxuloupocbqsqrxcwzpihcgxqiptr
tzklstoebonhqlcbhwgavhwgkptwnwatpxqnbjymhtbkwlgvsv
szjlppnpxomeotblyjfouavcjcsdlyztglodajrrgbabvtfdmw
railgcmdwyltnlafxceoqhugiorgkjyefanvtnsccnstnbnjid
wlghxbsplaqnsdjcvssajqgyfthsotsvpytjpqcmklqyugytog
whbdqobkhjrmtnkzepvtxbrepqcpykwngdsrvwnggieedvlvjk
kpxrxzgejetcxqzxldjzfijjqbmdlwldghrgzsgbzpl

NOTE: The cache is NOT on the nearby private property.

my local geocaching group
New York Capital Region Geocachers
my caches
see my bookmarks list

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Vg vf nyy nobhg gur cebcre chapghngvba bs gur pbqr.

Decryption Key

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

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

Find...

38 Logged Visits

Found it 19     Didn't find it 4     Write note 7     Archive 1     Temporarily Disable Listing 2     Enable Listing 2     Needs Maintenance 1     Owner Maintenance 1     Post Reviewer Note 1     

View Logbook

**Warning! Spoilers may be included in the descriptions or links.

Current Time:
Last Updated:
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

Return to the Top of the Page

Reviewer notes

Use this space to describe your geocache location, container, and how it's hidden to your reviewer. If you've made changes, tell the reviewer what changes you made. The more they know, the easier it is for them to publish your geocache. This note will not be visible to the public when your geocache is published.