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by Gimpy
(Finds: 41  Score: 195)    (Hidden: 26  Score: 154)

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Coordinates (WGS-84 datum)
N 43° 09.209'   W 077° 31.386'
Panorama,   New York   14625
United States    Near By Caches

Hidden On: 16 Apr 2001
Waypoint (Landmark): N0009E
Open Cache:  Personal use only
Cache type:  Unknown
Cache size:   Unknown

Difficulty: gps gps gps (moderate)
Terrain: gps gps gps (moderate)

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Cache located in Ellison Park just East of the city of Rochester,NY, near the town of Brighton/Penfield,NY, on Blossom Rd.
Cache is a retired 50 cal. ammo box, green with white lettering.
Located in a nice park with picnic areas & playgrounds for the kids.Cache includes: a log book so you can sign in & give your thoughts on cache location etc., a camera to take a snapshot of yourself/group and put back in cache, and some assorted inexpensive goodies so you can take one & leave another in its' place.

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Note 28 Jun 2005 by  Rochrach  (Finds: 10  Score: 42)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Is this still an active cache? Per GC.com, this has been archived since July 30, 2003 after being plundered 3 times.

I found it! 16 Aug 2003 by  dogzbone  (Finds: 9  Score: 43)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Finally got back out to do a cache with a buddy. We did a little too much climbing and I'll be feeling it in the morning. Found the cache around 5:45pm. We took nothing and left nothing. There was also no log book to sign. Nice walk and hunt.

I found it! 29 Sept 2002 by  Harv and Donna  (Finds: 152  Score: 707)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

5th of 7 finds today Found at 3:05 PM
Piece of cake followed the instructions and went right to it. Easy walk except for the last 200 feet. Signed log, took calculator left spare GPS batteries. Thanks for the hike in a nice park on a beautiful fall day.
Harv & Donna (without Donna) Dansville, NY

I found it! 08 Sept 2002 by  The Ukes  (Finds: 19  Score: 93.5)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

What a beautiful day for geocaching! Took the path and had no trouble finding the cache. We left the mini statue pencil sharpener that we found at the Sleepy Hollow cache earlier in the day. Took nothing.

[Modified 2003-06-09 21:07:41]

I found it! 03 Aug 2002 by  crusaders  (Finds: 26  Score: 123.5)    (Hidden: 3  Score: 14.5)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

This one does not take too long if one stays on the trail. The tree cover did not seem to hamper sat reception, but provided much needed shade. thanks for the adventure.

I found it! 03 Aug 2002 by  Wheelygood  (Finds: 103  Score: 582)    (Hidden: 21  Score: 92)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Went up an over the hill to get to it. Spotted it from above as the geocache logo was pretty evident. Took a photo and logged in. Did a better job of concealing cache in exact location as found.
Thanks for the hide,
Wheelygood

I found it! 12 Jul 2002 by  Scrawnyjay82  (Finds: 15  Score: 75.5)    (Hidden: 6  Score: 29.5)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

I was with KT and had previusally found it with the Indiana Jones.' Still I had a hard time finding it! Kt was sitting by a tree while i was looking. I climed all around that hill and finaly almost gave up! coming back to Kt I saw it just feet from where she was sitting! Good spot.... Thanx Gimpy!!!! .JAY.

I found it! 04 Jul 2002 by  Adventuring Lovers  (Finds: 33  Score: 158)    (Hidden: 1  Score: 4)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

HOT HOT day (but cool with a bit of a breeze under the canopy!!) Knowing Gimpy as we do, we kept to the trail all the way around the hill until we got to the correct path...we were fooled a bit by the downed tree closer to the bottom, but managed to find the actual one a short time later.....Gimpy - I don't know how you find these places, but I like your caches the best!! (Shhhhhh...don't tell anyone else!! lol!!) Anyhow...thanks for a great trip, a heart pumping climb and a beautiful walk!! Took a CD of screen savers and left a frog bubble blower. Oh yeah - I took a picture of my beautiful wife with the camera too!! Thanks for a great one!

I found it! 22 May 2002 by  She  (Finds: 126  Score: 552.5)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Logging in missing logs...This was the first cache I ever attempted. GPS fresh out of the box...no success darkness came too soon. Success at last. Took nothing; left nothing.

Thanks for the hide.

She of SueShe

I found it! 04 May 2002 by  Broncoholics  (Finds: 93  Score: 444)    (Hidden: 15  Score: 58.5)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Found this one after the ERIE PLACE CACHE; nice walk. Casey traded his toy items and off we went to the next cache.

I found it! 26 Apr 2002 by  Blackpete  (Finds: 406  Score: 1774)    (Hidden: 19  Score: 73)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Found this one at 7 pm. Petey actually found it. The GPS was heading right but she spotted the cache. Took play dough and left an action figure. Took a picture of Petey and Red Dog - not sure of the number. Look for a little girl with a pink hood and guy with a blue hat.

I found it! 11 Apr 2002 by  BPRD  (Finds: 1  Score: 6)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Our First Cache!

Had a fun time finding it. Loads of dogs out with their humans in the park on such a nice spring day.

Quickly learned that topographical maps might be a good thing in the future! In our zeal at following the GPS lead we tramped off into the underbrush and up and down and UP and down a couple of somewhat steep hills we could have avoided. Saw the cache from above but decided to go around and approach it from below for the safety of life and limb...

We signed the log and took a picture (3 frames left on the camera). We took the frog candle, the Old Forge thimble, and the cool blue felt mask. We left behind a bunch of action figures: Aqua Spiderman, a Warriors of Virtue kanagroo, and the Red Power ranger with the Ape vehicle (Chosen by one of our members because you had to be an ape to lumber through all those hills like we did).

It was great to finally relax on the nearby fallen trees and read through all of the other entries in the log. Though the sun went down while we read and it quickly got a bit cold out there. We look forward to finding more in the future!

  cameraThe BPRD (Left to right: Ken, George, Jim)
  cameraOpening our first Cache!

I found it! 24 Feb 2002 by  mikeandbob  (Finds: 6  Score: 35)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Another great Spring day in February. Glad we had hiking boots, real mucky getting to the cache area. This one took a little time, tried the high road and the low road and had to go back where we started again. It looks like there is a butt trail in the fallen leaves where someone may have tried the approach from above! The terrain might be just a bit more than a 2! We took a wheresgeorge bill and left a magnifying glass. Thanks for the fun (and the workout) :) Mike and Bob

I found it! 18 Feb 2002 by  MuddyBoots  (Finds: 2  Score: 12)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

My wife and I found this cache today around 4PM. Due to several mistakes on my part we ended up passing it once, going way out of our way (some really steep hills over there) and finding it the 2nd time around. The going was very slippery due to a bit of snow, ice, and mud with lots of wet leaves mixed in. Beautiful day and a great hike. Took a koosh ball and left a matchbox car. Thanks - - MuddyBoots

I found it! 16 Feb 2002 by  philo  (Finds: 26  Score: 152)    (Hidden: 2  Score: 9)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

My son and I had a nice hike on this one. As I was slip-sliding up the hill, my son went charging right on up. Youth! Well, we found the cache OK, everything was in good shape. We took the 'swiss army knife' and left 2 wheresgeorge bills & a Miami Dolphins zipper thing. GO BILLS!!

I found it! 06 Feb 2002 by  lighthouserocket  (Finds: 25  Score: 133)    (Hidden: 8  Score: 48)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

had a great little walk today.. starting from the higher parking lot took me about 15 minutes to find the cache, which i found at 3:33.. my map 330 dropped me right on top of it.. which was nice since it was well buried in crusty snow.. a red tailed hawk circled above as i exchange a button and book for a cd and signed the log.. took a pic too with 16 frames to go. thanks gimpy.. , LHR

I found it! 13 Jan 2002 by  Kayaker  (Finds: 32  Score: 152)    (Hidden: 1  Score: 4)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Gimpy,
I found your cache this afternoon. I had been meaning to do this for months. I found the cache with little difficulty. I signed the log, snapped a photo, took an 8mm tape and left a multiblade pocketknife. It was partly cloudy with occasional flurries. The winter sky was beautiful today.

Thanx,
Kayaker

I found it! 15 Nov 2001 by  Calabos  (Finds: 16  Score: 85.5)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Great spot, found it around 1030hrs today.Gps went a little nuts, but I think that had to do with the hill blocking my signal a bit.Would have been easy if I stuck to the trail, but I felt like going up and down the hill a few times.Thanks for the hunt.

I found it! 27 Oct 2001 by  Hiltonfamily  (Finds: 52  Score: 245)    (Hidden: 6  Score: 23)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

What can I say! This was a fantastic adventure! Fearless leader brought some of the HIltonclan with us. Dman and Flash(penned on this hunt cause as soon as he got the GPS from fearless he was gone in a flash). I DXChallenged, tried to instruct fearless as to the path to take. As per my name, I always pick the wrong way. Should have parked at the furthest spot near the house-pavilion. I kept saying It's just off a path. But Flash was gone and before we knew it sprinted up mountains and back. Fearless felt his age as could not keep up and I am proud of saying that I didn't fall........Rather I worked on some new techniques and will pen some new terminology for geocaching...Hboot boarding and small tree flossing. It's done like this.....You're at the top of a leaf strewn hill. Squat down and surf to the bottom while hiking boots are on your feet. BTW try to avoid small trees as they create a flossing effect :D.
BTW, Gimpy did you loose a leather glove? Found it just as group made a wrong turn (not my fauilt). Has a letter G on it. Brought it home, email me and I'll send it back. Thanks for the hint! Once near the cache found it right away. Took Our Father penny (fearless collects flattened pennys), flash light key chain and lip balm. Left a Willow complete story CD, Spice girl CD and an 8 ball that has a great comment for site........

Thanks for such an excellant day. Made for great stories at the dinner table...DxChallenged

I found it! 12 Sept 2001 by  Hinge Thunder  (Finds: 106  Score: 521)    (Hidden: 16  Score: 98.5)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

I visited this one on my lunch hour. Took a little longer than anticipated, and came back to work sweatier than anticipated. I took a buddy of mine with me, and got in the right area, but he actually found the box. I left 3 $1 bils, and took a karate key chain, and a wheres george dollar.

I found it! 20 Apr 2001 by  Delta Team  (Finds: 58  Score: 277.5)    (Hidden: 5  Score: 22)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

We had our team looking for 2 hours.. The GPS kept giving false readings with the terrain..

You should think of grading this one a 3 Gimpy...

Great work..Kept the kids guessing =OD

Wendy from Cache Team Delta

I found it! 20 Apr 2001 by  Road Kill  (Finds: 54  Score: 244.5)    (Hidden: 11  Score: 55)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Road Kill was here.
Acheaved the goal with handicap. Namely my GPS quit(low batteries). Had to resort to photos and knowledge of topo maps perused the day before. Went to top of hill indicated by recalled topo and looked down bank. I was lucky enough to be looking straight down on it matching photo. Took snake left batteries. Yes! I held off opening them for my own needs. Another 5 minutes and they would have been in MY GPS and I wouldn't have had a trade item. This was my first visit to this very nice park. Before I realized it I had walked through a frisbee golf course and in the middle of play.

I found it! 17 Apr 2001 by  Quinn  (Finds: 75  Score: 376)    (Hidden: 34  Score: 132.5)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Hi Gimpy!

Another great job of placing the cache, a bit tricky at first due to where I was standing I lost sat contact, but was back in the game after a few short steps (none of which was in that horse stuff)

I would like to claim that I was the first to find this cache but the log had someone by the name of scott written in it. So Scott if you are reading this, step up to the plate ,sign in and log your find bud!

I left a new yo-yo and took nothing, though you had some great things included with your cache, i wanted to build on that. I signed the logbook and blessed you with a picture of myself taken with your camera.
At first I was laughing because I could see where someone was slipping in the mud., I had assumed it was you but now think it might have been scott!
Once again thanks for the fun! I had a great time.

sincerely,

Quinnow.


 

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