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Travel Bug Dog Tag Snow-Riverside Ranger Station TB

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Wednesday, 26 February 2014
Texas, United States
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Please drop this item in rural OR Premium Member Only caches.  Do not place it in an urban cache or abandon it at a caching event.  Transport the bug in the original plastic bag for as long as the bag lasts; the bag keeps the trackable clean and prevents tangling with other items.  Otherwise, take the travel bug anywhere you wish.  No permission is needed to leave the U.S.

Photos in the travel bug logs are appreciated.  I will be re-post them here, where they can be seen by other cachers.

About This Item


This series of “snow” travel bugs each commemorates a cold US city.  I am not sure how one determines the coldest US cities in the winter.  Does one rank the record lows, lowest monthly averages or lowest winter averages?   Many of the cities would appear on all three lists.  Rather than try to assign a ranking, I will simply include some cities or hamlets from each of the criteria.  Regardless of ranking, we have to  acknowledge that all of the locations identified in this series are really, really cold places in winter.

Riverside Ranger Station is in Yellowstone, Wyoming.   Back in the 1870s and 1880s, the soldiers who were stationed in what is now the Fort Yellowstone Historic District inside Yellowstone National Park reportedly had a saying about their temporary home: "In Yellowstone, there are only two seasons: winter and July."  Temperatures there in winter will leave no doubt that's the case. The old Riverside Ranger Station inside the park recorded Wyoming's coldest-ever temperature of 66 below zero on Feb. 9, 1933.

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Tracking History (8357mi) View Map

Mark Missing 01/04/2017 shellbadger marked it as missing   Visit Log

The owner has set this Trackable as missing.

Dropped Off 02/29/2016 TyroneShoelaces placed it in Tributary Ohio - 67.12 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 02/27/2016 TyroneShoelaces retrieved it from Quail Hollow 2 Ohio   Visit Log

Didn't expect to find this TB today, and when I got home I saw that it was just dropped today! Will move along soon.

Dropped Off 02/27/2016 IndysCacheCrew placed it in Quail Hollow 2 Ohio - 24.56 miles  Visit Log

Dropped in Quail Hollow 2 (GCVVFZ)

Write note 02/27/2016 IndysCacheCrew posted a note for it   Visit Log

Dropped him off!! :)

Retrieve It from a Cache 02/21/2016 IndysCacheCrew retrieved it from The Cross of St. Peter Ohio   Visit Log

Found the travel bug with my two friends on an oddly warm Ohio February day. We will be taking it to a new place in the next few weeks!

Dropped Off 01/31/2016 CaviTude placed it in The Cross of St. Peter Ohio - 3.13 miles  Visit Log

Dropped off trackable at GC4P21E The Cross of St. Peter.

Retrieve It from a Cache 12/11/2015 CaviTude retrieved it from TB Pony Express - Station #1 - The Summit Ohio   Visit Log

I have found this pretty snowflake at the Pony Express Station #1.

I will be moving it along to a rural location sometime this weekend.

Dropped Off 11/29/2015 Cat Bus placed it in TB Pony Express - Station #1 - The Summit Ohio - 4.26 miles  Visit Log
Visited 11/20/2015 Cat Bus took it to Good movie Ohio - 5.58 miles  Visit Log
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