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cache type Red Dog's Revenge cache size

by Blackpete
(Finds: 406  Score: 1774)    (Hidden: 19  Score: 73)

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Coordinates (WGS-84 datum)
N 42° 43.758'   W 076° 53.513'
This may not be the actual cache coordinate.
Mac Dougall,   New York   14541
United States    Near By Caches

Hidden On: 12 May 2002
Waypoint (Landmark): N00243
Open Cache:  Personal use only
Cache type:  Multi-Part
Cache size:   Normal

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

Misc: Drinking water available. There are restrooms (water closets) available Disabled access. Pets are allowed. Parking is available There may be fees.

Comments:

Maps are queued for generation.
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This is a multi-cache located in Sampson State Park. There is a park fee of $6.00 from late May through Sept. This cache is approved by the park manager as of 5/15/05.

The cache is a 50 cal ammo can placed off an unmarked but visually apparent trail. All points except for the final waypoint are easy to get to by bike, car or a long walk. The final waypoint does require a walk in the woods. Because of the distance someone might travel to get to the cache, we listed each waypoint in the clues. Only look if you don't want the challenge of the puzzle or believe that one of us made a mistake. Each waypoint provides information about the history of the park. If you are spending the day there, you might enjoy visiting each of these areas.

1. At the starting Waypoint, find a 4 digit number you would use to send a letter to the park.

Subtract 10 from the starting latitude to get the latitude for Waypoint 2

Subtract 5613 from the 4 digit number you found. Add the result to the starting longitude to get the longitude for Waypoint 2.

WRITE YOUR NEW WAYPOINTS HERE:

2. At Waypoint 2. How many recruits were at Sampson? You will find a 6 digit number. Take the last two digits of this six digit number and add 30 to it. Subtract the result from your current latitude to get the latitude for Waypoint 3.

Add 368 to the current longitude to get the longitude for Waypoint 3.

WRITE YOUR NEW WAYPOINTS HERE:

3. You should now be at the Memorial. Count the number of letters engraved on the center stone around the insignia.
Fill in the first two blanks with these numbers _ _ 9.

You now have a 3 digit number. Subtract this 3 digit number from your current latitude to get the latitude for Waypoint 4.

Divide the number of World War II Navy vets by 20. Add 90 to your answer. Add this number to the current longitude to get the longitude for Waypoint 4.

WRITE YOUR NEW WAYPOINTS HERE:

4. Multiply the length of Seneca Lake by 2. Add 4 to the result. Subtract this number from your current latitude to get the latitude for Waypoint 5.

Subtract 467 from the water depth in feet of Seneca Lake near Lodi. Subtract this number from the current longitude to get the longitude for Waypoint 5.

WRITE YOUR NEW WAYPOINTS HERE:

5. Proceed to the cache.

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

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
NOPQRSTUVWXYZABCDEFGHIJKLM

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

Clues:    decode

  • Cache Clue 
    Ybbx arne erq oevpx haqre n snyyra gerr>

  • Waypoint 2 
    Fnvybe A$" $#>'$( J'& %#>))&

  • Waypoint 3 
    Oevt A$" $#>&() J'& %$>#&$

  • Waypoint 4 
    Znevan A$" $#>%"@ J'& %$>'%$

  • Waypoint 5 - The Cache 
    A$" $#>$$$ J'& %$>%'!

NoteAdd a Log Entry

CACHE LOGS - May contain hints(spoilers)!    decode

I found it! 22 Dec 2004 by  mickemt  (Finds: 172  Score: 590.5)    (Hidden: 71  Score: 266)
    Open Log:  Unrestricted

Find # 100 !!!!!!!!!!
Yes folks, MickEMT has finally found 100 caches!
This is a great multi in a park I havent been to in at least 14 years. Even before then my family and I had gone camping here.
Found an empty Budwieser Beer bottle in the cache, too bad it was empty, could have had a celebration!
My fiancee Amy took me on a caching road trip for an early Christmas present, what a wonderfull woman, she's been my best friend for years! I'll post the pictures she took as soon as I get them developed.
Took Nothing, left 100 cents ( 1 dollar bill) as a commerative of the milestone.
MickEMT

I found it! 30 Jun 2004 by  Bearpaw  (Finds: 56  Score: 233.5)    (Hidden: 5  Score: 16.5)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

This was our third of seven caches today. This was a great white challenge. It took us a while to get to it. Was a nice hide. Bearcub traded a football card for a cross. Took

Bearpaw & Bearcub

I found it! 24 Nov 2003 by  Team Ferret  (Finds: 56  Score: 244.5)    (Hidden: 8  Score: 32.5)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

I did all the steps to get to the final cache. I didn't even notice until I was done that I had all the waypoints in the hint part of the cache print out. I had an interesting tour of the park anyway! Great spot the final cache is in. I took the puzzle, geo chip and travel bug Brando's Humvee. I left a R2-D2 figure, globe key chain and the travel bug Big Seatle Bug. Thanks for the cache.
Team Ferret
Mark & Terre(working)

I found it! 26 Aug 2003 by  OurWoods  (Finds: 76  Score: 294.5)    (Hidden: 26  Score: 101)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

thanks fo rthe cache

I found it! 26 Jul 2003 by  SwampRat311  (Finds: 50  Score: 192)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Our second of the day. We did this one as a group....Amanda, Laurie, Kelly, John, Melodie, and the dogs (Kobi, Oscar, Archer, and Dixie). Had fun learning about the park. Took Chicken soup book, left notebook. Thanks for the fun!

I found it! 05 Oct 2002 by  hornet  (Finds: 20  Score: 75.5)    (Hidden: 2  Score: 7.5)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

1500 hrs. First find during a camping weekend in one of my favorite state parks. Took nothing, left nothing. On to the next one!

Hornet

I found it! 24 Sept 2002 by  WMSFresh  (Finds: 140  Score: 612)    (Hidden: 5  Score: 24.5)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

4th of 8 finds for today. Found at 12:50PM. Stops were interesting, had fun playing on the big gun. Found cache without too much trouble.

Took splash balls, left slinky and lei.

Thanks for the history lesson!

Peppermill 6-Pack
WMSFresh (BR)

I found it! 10 Aug 2002 by  Harv and Donna  (Finds: 152  Score: 707)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

7th of 7 finds today 10 Aug 02 Found at 5:30 PM
No trouble with this one. Did all the waypoints and the math and found the cache quickly. There was a flock of turkey buzzards in the trees above the cache guarding it. They must roost there frequently as the ground is covered in feathers and droppings. Signed the log, took/left nothing. Thanks Blackpete for the 4 hides and a fun afternoon in a very unique park that I had never been to before.
Harv & Donna (without Donna)

I found it! 08 Jun 2002 by  SueShe  (Finds: 54  Score: 226)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

A park we would have never known existed if it weren't for Navicaching! What history... as a side trip, stop and visit the museum. The waypoints gave us an appreciation for the history of the park. We can't help but think that Sampson looks like the Cracker Jack sailor....hahaha. Great hike in the woods, loved it! The Lyndon Road Gang


 

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