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cache type Sprucewood cache size

by Quinn
(Finds: 75  Score: 376)    (Hidden: 34  Score: 132.5)

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Coordinates (WGS-84 datum)
N 43° 06.451'   W 077° 53.444'
Clifton,   New York   14428
United States    Near By Caches

Hidden On: 09 Feb 2002
Waypoint (Landmark): N00122
Open Cache:  Personal use only
Cache type:  Normal
Cache size:   Normal

Difficulty: gps half gps (easy)
Terrain: gps half gps (easy)

Misc: No drinking water! No restrooms (water closets) available Pets are allowed. Parking is available No fees!

Comments:

Maps are queued for generation.
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This cache is a .50cal ammo can painted in Camo to help hide from spying eyes. There is no need to bushwack to this cache except for the last ten yards off the trail. Which trail you take will be up to you, this is what will make it fun. If you choose the wrong trail just back track and take a different route. If you need to cut through the woods more than 20 yards then you are on the wrong trail.

This cache has several Items of interest to all age groups as well as a cache camera for you to take a picture of self or group with. When the camera is full I will add the pictures within to the website for all to view.
I am not going to add the parking coordinates to this cache as it should be fairly easy to figure out. If you find the sign seen above then you are parking in the right spot.
This cache can be done year round as long as snow is no more than a foot deep in the winter.
Please sign the logbook and replace the cache as you found it so that anyone passing by will not happen to come across it.
Use the map links to get a general idea where you need to head off to if you need the help.
Good Luck and have fun!

Clue decoding tables - Top letter or symbol decodes to bottom letter or symbol:

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
NOPQRSTUVWXYZABCDEFGHIJKLM

!"#$%&'()*+,-./0123456789:;<=>?
123456789:;<=>?@!"#$%&'()*+,-./

Clues:    decode

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    Vg7f abg va gur gbc bs gur gerr< fb gung yrnirf bayl bar nafjre>

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CACHE LOGS - May contain hints(spoilers)!    decode

I found it! 22 Jun 2006 by  Fishykid  (Finds: 34  Score: 143)    (Hidden: 1  Score: 2)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Found this one after our beautiful kayak ride to get the other 2 caches in this park. I thought this was a micro, btu i had it confused with a different one. FOund it to complete a 3 outta 3 day , and 3 ammo cans. TFTC #252 (gc.com-byrnedfish)
[Modified 2006-08-22 16:20:17]

I found it! 02 Oct 2005 by  motionsmiley  (Finds: 71  Score: 338)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Never been over in here. This was our first find today. Motion spotted it right off. Nice hide Thanks

I found it! 07 Nov 2004 by  ScouterMark  (Finds: 60  Score: 255)    (Hidden: 9  Score: 25.5)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Sunday, 1:30pm
Went to Churchville to deliver a fresh-baked apple pie to BrotherChooch and EbiChan. Stopped off to do this one first. Took: WG$, L: "Brad" the surf monkey travel bug, SL
Thanks Quinn

I found it! 12 Jun 2004 by  BrotherChooch  (Finds: 14  Score: 56)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Saturday, 9:30AM
Great day for geocaching! Sunny and dry, except for the trails deep in the park. Took two newbies, Ebichan and HenryVII, with me for this one. Ebichan found the cache, and I think both are hooked. Sprucewood is a hidden treasure in Churchville. Good hide Quinn!
Took patriotic pencil, left American flag decal.

Note 16 May 2004 by  YardBoy  (Finds: 33  Score: 148)    (Hidden: 21  Score: 50)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Almost headed on this trip, thinking it was an under-visited NaviCache. I started doing my homework and then discovered it's double-posted on the other caching site with many, MANY more posts.

I found it! 07 May 2004 by  Bitmaster  (Finds: 21  Score: 98)    (Hidden: 2  Score: 9)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Quinn,

Nice quiet place to hide a cache! Second cache of the day for me - I am finding all of the caches nearest my home & working outwards...

I was a little disturbed by the picnic table in the water as I first started out to the cache; didn't know if the water has risen too high or if the vandals got after it!

Found the cache easily & logged my find in the log - Took the cool pocket knife & left a pocket AMFM radio I took from a previous cache and also left a nice Spring Hook Key Chain.

Thanks again for the hide!

Bitmaster

I found it! 18 Oct 2003 by  Shilfiell  (Finds: 82  Score: 353)    (Hidden: 3  Score: 6)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

The fall colors really looked nice along this quiet trail. I saw a few people in other sections of the park, but not a soul in the search zone. The cache is very nicely concealed until you look at things from a different angle, and everything's in great shape!

As is usual, I totally forget what I left in the cache or if I took anything out. I should remember to take notes, but I forget that too.

-shilfiell

I found it! 16 Oct 2003 by  WhiteUrkel  (Finds: 172  Score: 635)    (Hidden: 40  Score: 156)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Just joined navicache, logging a find from October 03.

I found it! 04 Aug 2003 by  teamdurant  (Finds: 9  Score: 39.5)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Came home from church, made a sandwich and went caching. Had to do this cache. Thru the years, we've been to this park for a graduation party, wedding reception and steakout. Pretty little trail - that gathering place on the trail with the benches made me think of many years ago and Girl Scout Day Camp. Have the Prodigal Jeep TB. Took the poncho - it was starting to rain. Left a toonie. Did make it back to the car before the downpour. Thank you, Quinn. Team Durant
[Modified 2003-08-04 12:47:11] by Cache Owner

I found it! 18 May 2003 by  goewey27  (Finds: 11  Score: 50.5)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Very nice park, in fact I think I'm taking my canoe back tonight to do a little paddling. Thanks for the find. Took "Where's George" Bill to hide in another local cache.

I found it! 10 Nov 2002 by  cenobite07  (Finds: 82  Score: 384)    (Hidden: 6  Score: 35.5)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

This was a nice hide on a twisting trail. There was someone blasting away with a gun nearby.

I took a pic - number 21 I think.

The cache is full. I took nothing and left nothing.

I found it! 02 Sept 2002 by  hornet  (Finds: 20  Score: 75.5)    (Hidden: 2  Score: 7.5)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Another gem of a little park that we never would have known about if not for this sport. We could hear the fishermen and the paddlers, but they could not see us. Cache is in great shape. Took a geode and a light stick. Left a rain poncho and a set of multi-color pens. Afterall, this is an outdoor classroom.
[Modified 2002-09-02 22:11:23]

I found it! 29 Aug 2002 by  She  (Finds: 126  Score: 552.5)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Nice little park. Liked the little twists and turns getting to the cache. Took nothing; left nothing.
Thanks for the hide.

She of SueShe

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

Found it at 3:50 pm. Our last for the day. Nice park. Lots of baby geese. Took nothing, left nothing.

I found it! 01 May 2002 by  Broncoholics  (Finds: 93  Score: 444)    (Hidden: 15  Score: 58.5)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

This really wasn't a day for caching due to the rain, but nonetheless, we went anyways. Had a nice drive and definitely a nice walk. The path was well covered in cedar for those large puddles! Very nice area! Saw fresh deer tracks and heard noises in the brush! :)

Took a george, signed the log and took pics of the area, too.

Thanks for the find, Quinn!

The Hughes Family
(upinyachit)
:)

  cameraSigning the Log

I found it! 31 Mar 2002 by  TheHikers  (Finds: 27  Score: 125.5)    (Hidden: 3  Score: 17.5)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

We were glad to see someone discover Sprucewood and put
a cache out there. It's Easter Sunday and a birthday
as well, and a lovely day for a quick cache find. The trail was a little squishy in spots with the rain we've had
recently, but not so bad you can't hop around it (if you have long legs).

I found it! 16 Feb 2002 by  Nomad  (Finds: 45  Score: 200.5)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Dark dreary day but not cold. Son`s girlfriend found this one . Her first. Another navicacher is born.

I found it! 10 Feb 2002 by  Barrington  (Finds: 23  Score: 99.5)    (Hidden: 27  Score: 139)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Did the loop on the wrong trail before hitting the right one. The MAP330 brought us pretty close, but overcast and light rain seemed to be preventing a lock closer than 30 feet. We found the cache in a couple minutes after getting in the vicinity; the box is very well camouflaged. Took "Oscar" with Travel Bug attached (He'll go into a new cache of mine very soon), also took a car light and took the first pic with the camera (hope it still works;-). Left some dice and a Sacajawea dollar. It was 50 degrees and raining fairly heavily as we walked out, so our footprints in the snow likely disappeared before anyone else could follow them to the cache. Thanks for a fun hunt in a familiar area!

Barrington and Mrs. B. (Penny stayed home for this one, we didn't want to contend with a wet dog in the back seat).


 

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