North Downs Mega Ramble: Underwood Multi-cache
Long Man: This cache has been unavailable for a considerable period and as the owner has not repaired/replaced it I am archiving it.
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North Downs Mega Ramble: Underwood
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A cache series for those who love long walks in beautiful woodland. In this series, there are eleven caches in total. As the Ashes are coming up, I named each arbitrarily after a player from my personal top England cricket X1 (selected from the players I have watched since seeing my first test in 1968).
The cache is not at the published location, which is for a reasonably close-by rail link.
First, you need to find North Downs Mega Ramble: Boycott and retrieve the instructions from that cache. By following those instructions you will be able to collect number values for a whole series of letters. Gathering the numbers for the letters involves an interesting and historic walk of 2.5 hours or so. These letters are used to specify the coordinates of the other 10 caches in the series, including this one (Underwood).
Underwood is hidden at:-
N 51 14.(Z*J)B(F-E) W 000 T - (W*(G+U+N)+V+C)/100
Northing: adjust by adding 0.005 (or even 0.01); Westing: adjust by subtracting 0.005
The definition of T can be found in Knott.
All the caches in this series are hidden very close to a footpath, bridleway or byway. Please use the trails to move between the caches, do not bushwhack your way cross-country. Nothing in the cache title (eg batting order) should be taken to suggest a preferred route between the caches. Once you have all the letters, the walk to collect all 10 of the caches will take a further 4 hours or so.
Fgvyy na nccebcevngr uvqr. Gb gur jrfg bs gur cngu; vr npebff gur cngu sebz gur bevtvany uvqr (juvpu jnf ng gur fbyhgvba gb gur chmmyr jvgubhg gur bssfrg).