BIT Cache
Task Difficulty: 1.5 Out of 5.0
Terrain Difficulty: 1.5 Out of 5.0
Statystyka skrzynki
Third Rock from the Sun - OU04CA

 I think we all should know what the name is referring to.

Hidden by  sfcchaz

N 39° 08.951' W 76° 36.922' (WGS84)

 Coordinates in Other Systems
 Location: United States > Maryland
 Cache Type: BIT Cache
 Size: No container
 Status: Ready for Search
 Date Hidden: 03 July 2012
 Date Created: 03 July 2012
 Last Modified: 12 October 2014
 Waypoint: OU04CA


{{found}} 4 x Found
{{not_found}} 0 x Did Not Find
{{comment}} 1 Comments
0 Notes
0 Watchers
3684 Visitors
3 x Rated
Rated as: Good
GeoKrety History

Available Maps: Opencaching,Google Maps

Cache Attributes

Quick Cache Kid Friendly Big Rig Friendly Bring Your Own Pen Available in Winter Offset Cache Limited Hours Listed on OCNA Only Stealth Required 

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Description   EN   

This cache can be a stand alone cache or part of the planetary trail that I have created over the years. You will be seeking the marker for the planet Earth.

I had to change this to an offset cache. The location was not surviving the weed eater of the grounds crew. Take the first two numbers on the marker and multiply by two-thirds. The BIT is this number of feet north of the marker just off the trail a couple of feet.

The B&A Trail is a park and is open from dawn to dusk (notice the limited hour attribute). Wink

The B&A Trail is about 14 miles long and paved with asphalt. It parallels MD Route 2 most of its length. There is a connector at the northern end to put you on the BWI Trail which circles BWI Airport. The B&A Trail is a very popular trail for walkers, runners, inline skating and bicycling. I walk/run a portion of it for exercise starting at the Marley Station Mall in Glen Burnie.

Parking is available very near the cache location. Remember to bring a camera or something to write with.

You must physically visit this location to take credit for this cache.

The confimation code is at the bottom of the bit cache itself. It may be easier to take a photo of it. Please do not try to remove it. Thanks!

Additional Waypoints

 Symbol   Type   Coordinates  Description
Parking AreaN 39° 09.000'
W 76° 36.941'
 Parking Area. 

Additional Hints   Decrypt

GC 381234



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Log Entries    {{found}} 4x {{not_found}} 0x {{comment}} 1x      New Log Entry

3 21 September 2014 sfcchaz Comment

I changed this cache to an offset due to the previous location not surviving the grounds crew.

1 18 August 2014 DisneyScout Found it

I like this series. Decided to hike and geocache today. Started at the end of the trail near Dorsey Road. So far so good.

1 31 July 2012 marylandramblers Found it

Rode up today and enjoyed a fairly open trail.  Got GZ and made the find quickly went to read the password and realized I didn't have my glasses- was able to back up enough to read it!  Thanks for placing this one- I'm glad P & R decided to update these cool markers.

1 30 July 2012 cycleangela Found it

I decided to leave a bit early tonight to get to the gym so I could find the last two unfound OCNA caches in this area. This was a peaceful walk before heading down the road. Thanks for the cache!

1 04 July 2012 DudleyGrunt Found it

3366. FTF! 8)

I came out this morning, to work on NativTxn's "Hiders and Seekers Unlimited" contest.

There was something really familiar about GZ. ;-)

Thanks and Happy Trails!