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Found it elrojo14 found I really can't hear you now!

Friday, July 29, 2016California

So I discovered that the USCGC Fir (WLM-212) was now anchored out this way and this was the closest cache that wouldn't require a water vessel. I got to the parking area and there was an empty truck here and a car running with its AC on I assume. When I walked by the driver's seat was all the way down and the sun shade in the front window. I am not sure if they were hot boxing or getting laid, but the sun screen should have prevented from them seeing what I was up to. I searched a few spots and figured out the theme. Then I saw the container. Not bad. I walked back over and the person(s) inside were moving around because I think they finally saw me. When I took off without incident and when I drove by a little while later, the car was still there.

I headed west and sure enough, there was the Fir. It has seen better days. I roamed around and took photos while the construction trucks were hauling out dirt nearby. A very interesting sight to see.


Zach gave me a ride to Hertz this morning and I left the rental place at 8 AM. I was trying to drive from Taft to Klamath Falls, but only made it as far as Weed at 10:40 PM. I found 22 caches, had 1 DNF, and signed 1 challenge log that I will complete by Sunday. My main goals were to knock off quite a few of the 360 Degrees of California Challenge and the KCCS: National Historic Landmarks in CA Challenge, but I kept getting further and further behind and had to skip a bunch of the NHLs in Sacramento.

This was Day 1 of my epic Northern States Geocaching Run. The plan is to make it to:

1st Night: Klamath Falls, OR (actually made it to Weed, CA)
2nd Night: Portland (Made it!)
3rd Night: Victoria, Canada
4th Night Seattle
5th Night: Just before Glacier National Park
6th Night Dickinson, North Dakota
7th Night: Minneapolis, MN

My main goals are to find a lot of webcam caches, large caches, Jasmer caches, and get 7 more states (layover in Colorado) to bring me up to 42.

At GZ!Here I am at GZ taking a photo back towards the bridge. Keep searching for this one. It's there.

Additional Images Additional Images

At GZ! At GZ!

Landlocked Ships? Landlocked Ships?

The USCGC Fir (WLM-212) The USCGC Fir (WLM-212)

This is where you can find it. This is where you can find it.

The other side of the Fir. The other side of the Fir.

El Rojo was here! El Rojo was here!

infoThis is the original cache type consisting, at a bare minimum, a container and a log book. Normally you'll find a tupperware container, ammo box, or bucket filled with goodies, or smaller container ("micro cache") too small to contain items except for a log book. The coordinates listed on the traditional cache page is the exact location for the cache.
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