Task Difficulty: 2.5 Out of 5.0
Terrain Difficulty: 2.5 Out of 5.0
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Open Whistler - OU0208

 Whistle while you cache

Hidden by  TermiteHunter

N 35° 15.831' W 80° 43.308' (WGS84)

 Coordinates in Other Systems
 Location: United States > North Carolina
 Cache Type: Traditional
 Size: Small
 Status: Archived
 Date Hidden: 29 December 2010
 Date Created: 29 December 2010
 Last Modified: 07 March 2013
 Waypoint: OU0208


{{found}} 3 x Found
{{not_found}} 0 x Did Not Find
{{comment}} 1 Comments
0 Notes
0 Watchers
1267 Visitors
3 x Rated
Rated as: Excellent
GeoKrety History

Available Maps: Opencaching,Google Maps

Cache Attributes

Kid Friendly Bring Your Own Pen Offset Cache In the Woods Limited Hours 

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Description   EN   

Open Whistler

Here you join the hunt for the elusive wild opencache.  Often while in the woods you can here the call of one creature to another.  A method often used by hunters is to duplicate the calls of their prey.

The opencache is a secretive creature but is easily aroused from it's slumber when it hears the call of another.  The coordinates will place you near a known opencache lair.  Here you should call to the opencache then remain silent in order to track it.  A sharp tone is most likely to elicit a response from any nearby opencaches. If at first you hear no response, take a few steps away and call again.

Since they too have a visual component to their response a night hunt may also be possible.


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Log Entries    {{found}} 3x {{not_found}} 0x {{comment}} 1x      New Log Entry

3 07 March 2013 TermiteHunter Comment

Cache Archived to comply with pending rules limiting caches in Charlotte Mecklenburg Parks

9 07 March 2013 TermiteHunter Cache archived

Cache was archived.

1 18 February 2011 bcAddy Found it

Just a quick chase after work today.  I thought I heard the elusive wild open cache from the parking lot so I took off headlong into the woods.  After running for about 400 ft. or so I realized that I didn't hear anything anymore and I thought my noise might scare any nearby away.  So I immediately stopped and listened.  Nothing.  Having practiced my calls earlier I gave a few clear ones but not too loud so as to draw any extra attention.  Apparently not loud enough.  I crept a little farther and tried again this time louder.  Finally I heard the opencache off to my right.  After two more calls I spotted it and dashed after it grabbing it before it could escape.  What an awesome adventure. Thanks,


Now to go solve a puzzle, wrapped in an enigma, wrapped in a chocolate bar.

1 23 January 2011 team sadler Found it

we really liked this wild opencache creature. it was the first we have seen. i guess i'm(dennis)getting old because i thought i heard in in the other direction but ricky was right. we may try to borrow this idea(with TH's blessing of course) thanks for the hide

1 04 January 2011 therapaint Found it

Brrrr...another cache hunt on a cold winter's morning; hopefully the TermiteHunter will remain this prolific in spring and summer!  I went in search of my first wild opencache, and I had the hunting grounds to all to myself.  Reached GZ, puckered up, and began calling for the little sucker.  Whistling is not one of my stronger talents, but after a bit of wandering I finally heard the wild opencache return my call!  A little more searching and I had the elusive little critter in hand - nice swag in this one - I left it for future hunters but left my signature as FTF on the top line of the log.  Nice job once again TH - I whistled a happy tune back to the cachemobile.