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Found it BVPete found Brass Cap Cache- Smith-Dorrien Rd (Locked)

Tuesday, 03 November 2009Alberta, Canada

BCP456 Kananaskis POW Camp
N51° 01.715’ W115° 01.941’

Mrs BVPete and I were out hiking some of the rearranged trails in the Lusk Creek area this afternoon and took the opportunity to locate this cap. The Kananaskis Field Station is a fascinating place to explore with a long interesting history. It is well worth the drive to visit the facility and check out the exhibits and the many trails in the area (including a part of the Trans Canada Trail).

The cap numbers are hidden by the only remaining Guard Tower. The building also served as a fire lookout tower on the ridge on the other side of Barrier Lake before being moved back to the Field Station as an exhibit. Thanks for posting a cap with some history ofth.

A SW view from the cap location.

Additional Images Additional Images

A SW view from the cap location. A SW view from the cap location.

The Colonel The Colonel's Cabin.

The Colonel The Colonel's Cabins story.

Mrs BVPete & Ripley starting out on the TCT. Mrs BVPete & Ripley starting out on the TCT.

The cap shot. The cap shot.

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