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Thread: Night Cache in Orrington

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    Default Night Cache in Orrington

    Just to let everyone know - I am hoping to be watching on Halloween and to be offering treats to those entering/leaving the night cache. Hopefully, I can catch everyone with some extra treats.

    Won't leave stuff in the cache container, as that is not in the spriit - but will try to meet folks. I know some with younger folks may have allergies to some things - so please...........if you are planning on coming to visit and may have food allergies - let me know and I will try to accomodate.

    The cache is not a bad one for kids - just have to watch your step and it is a walk. I hope some folks enjoy this as a Halloween cache.

    If you have any questions - please PM of EM me. Cache on - cache happy!

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    Hollora states "and it is a walk"...... I just don't want people to think it's a long walk. It's an easy walk.....like she says, watch your step over roots and stuff, but it's a short walk. Very nicely done, plenty of fire tacks to guide your way, and it's a fun cache. Highly recommended.

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    The trick for that treat is to have one flashlight that does not have a very bright beam. I have some very powerful lites and found on this cache that a lite that is almost dead works the best. That way you get the glow from the tacks and the skull shows up really good.
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    Just a reminder Halloween is Saturday night. I will try to be here to accomodate kids with allergies but need an EM or PM from you that you are coming so I can get the stuff and make sure it is isolated from other candy or treats (which may have been in contact with allergins). Without an EM or PM, I may not be prepared.

    You do not need to be in costume - in fact - probably better to have on boots and a good flashlight. Actually you can see part of the fire tac trail from Rt. 15, but, there is a fence. Please enter from the coords off Hoxie Hill Rd.

    Now, read the cache page, as there may be a surprize for someone before the night is over. And, please, new cachers only (finders - if you have found the cache you are welcome to return but the prize is for a new finder only please) for the 2009 Halloween Prize! This will only be after dark - now, I don't mean sunset, twilight - I mean dark............and remember - I have another way to reach the cache.

    Everyone - whatever you do Saturady night - stay safe! Make sure you are visable and have a flashlight. Even if not searching for a nightcache and fire tacks.

    At twilight, hunters will still be coming out of the woods - this is the start of hunting season - remember your blaze orange. Cache on - cache happy and be safe!

    Maybe I will see some of you on Halloween!

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    The Energizer LED headlamps have worked very well for geocaching. The red leds are bright enough to give you a great sense of where to step, while lighting up any reflectives and preserving your night vision. Perfect for night specific caches!
    I'm just nuts about geocaching!!

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    Hadn't thought of that.
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    Well, it is really dark now, the container of candy (to sustain you through the hunt and after) is at the trail head, some new Halloween swag (fun stuff for a TB) has been added and - ah, a mystery prize item. All dark and all set to go!

    Just, please don't block my driveway - be careful and if the prize if not gone by morning (well, it will be). Please log taking it - and follow the rules.

    Everyone have a fun night and be safe! Happy Halloween all!

    PS - yes, the red lights work awesome and also the LED flashlights. Just got one at OceanStateJobLot with a coupon for small money and it's awesome.

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