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

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Coordinates (WGS-84 datum)
N 43° 44.595'   W 074° 54.328'
Old Forge,   New York   13420
United States    Near By Caches

Hidden On: 08 Oct 2001
Waypoint (Landmark): N00051
Open Cache:  Personal use only
Cache type:  Unknown
Cache size:   Unknown

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

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The cache container is a retrired .30 cal. ammo can,painted black with white lettering identifying it as a geocache.The trail to this cache,starts out very mellow but indeed gets a little hairy as you get closer to the cache. The terrain difficulty on this one gets higher with the presence of ice & snow. Don't bring the kids along when these conditions exist.The container is a retired .30 cal. ammo can, painted black with white lettering identifying it as a geocache.The contents are the usual stuff with most of it being handy stuff for adults.Also included is a log book to log your adventure & a few wheresgeorge bills. .30 cal. is relatively small, so don't bring along anything large for an exchange.The views from the cache location are great.But don't get too close to the edge without a parachute. I'll include a few pics. Enjoy --Gimpy--

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

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
NOPQRSTUVWXYZABCDEFGHIJKLM

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

Clues:    decode

  • Parking 
    Jura V cynprq gur pnpur< V cnexrq ng gur genvyurnq ng A $# $$>'#(< J @'$ %#>)(@> V7z fher gurer ner bgure cynprf gb cnex gung pna znxr guvf uhag rnfvre be zber qvssvphyg>

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I found it! 26 Jul 2004 by  GML159  (Finds: 1  Score: 7.5)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Unrestricted

Used the GPS to get close but took a while to actually find the cache. Took a small magnifying glass, army guy, Spam can, and a little truck. Left Plastic Kangaroo, star wars escape pod, necklace, and rubber duck.

I found it! 02 Aug 2003 by  hf_gram_gramps  (Finds: 2  Score: 13.5)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Great hike. We've done this mountain many times before the cache was placed here. Weather was hot and clear. Signed the NYS log book mentioning the cache and educated a few gawkers along the way.

I found it! 27 Jun 2003 by  ScouterMark  (Finds: 60  Score: 255)    (Hidden: 9  Score: 25.5)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Third of three finds today. This was a great climb, we went all the way to the fire tower. Cache was well off the trail, many off-trail options to consider. Great hide, great view. Highly recommend the hike up the "Dragon's Back" to the summit. Took 'biner, left kid's Vertex cap.

M.E.G.S.A. on vacation at Old Forge

I found it! 25 Aug 2002 by  mmakbenton  (Finds: 12  Score: 58.5)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Cache 3 of 5 today.

Talk about a heck of a workout!!! Especially if you were my husband with a backpack on and a 3-year-old on your shoulders! After huffing and puffing our way up, we got within 40' of the cache. Then it was up to me to bushwack a bit while my husband pointed me in the right direction. (Stable GPS is much easier to nav with, so we've discovered.) Found it with minimal difficulty if you don't count the walk up.

Took: Nothing but trash back out
Left: Alien with parachute, army guy, hacky sack, and of course signed/stamped the log book.

I found it! 12 Jul 2002 by  kissafrog  (Finds: 22  Score: 133.5)    (Hidden: 3  Score: 8)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

it was a perfect day to hike bald mountain. what a beautiful view!

I found it! 25 Jun 2002 by  Blackpete  (Finds: 406  Score: 1774)    (Hidden: 19  Score: 73)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Finally got up here. We were visiting our family in Utica and did our typical trip up to Bald Mountain. Great hiding spot. Took nothing, left nothing. Enjoyed the view as we always do.


 

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