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Lantern Hill

A cache by JADEK Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 08/13/2006
Difficulty:
2.5 out of 5
Terrain:
3.5 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

Park at N41 28.019, W071 56.731 on Wintechog Hill Rd off of Rt2 0.5 miles E of the Foxwoods casino. Trail is part of the Naragansett series and is a somewhat steep, climb (~200 vertical feet, 0.4 miles) to the cache. When faced with a fork in the trail, choose "up." Slightly past the cache are great views on both the E and W sides of the ridge (see gallery). Caution!! Steep drop-offs, the cache location is not near them. Winter hiking is ill-advised. Enjoy!

Lantern hill is a ridge of pure quartz rock from which one can see 5 states (CT, NY, MA, RI, VT) on a clear day. The hill gets its name from its use as a look-out station during the war of 1812 by the residents of Stonington, CT where tar barrel lanterns were lit to signal the approach of British war ships.

The cache is a standard ammo box with lots of kid stuff, a FTF prize and a disposable camera. Please email me when the camera is full. Please replace carefully as the top of the mountain is a popular place in the summer.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

20 sg J bs gur genvy haqre n yrqtr perngrq ol n zrqvhz-fvmrq syng ebpx.

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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