Task Difficulty: 1.0 Out of 5.0
Terrain Difficulty: 1.5 Out of 5.0
Statystyka skrzynki
MT. Hwy Comm. Benchmark - Montana City - OU0287

 A Virtual cache Near a Montana State Highway Commission Benchmark.

Hidden by  dexteri

N 46° 32.398' W 111° 56.117' (WGS84)

 Coordinates in Other Systems
 Location: United States > Montana
 Cache Type: Virtual
 Size: No container
 Status: Ready for Search
 Date Hidden: 17 April 2011
 Date Created: 17 April 2011
 Last Modified: 18 April 2011
 Waypoint: OU0287


{{found}} 1 x Found
{{not_found}} 0 x Did Not Find
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1 x Rated
Rated as: N/A
GeoKrety History

Available Maps: Opencaching,Google Maps

Cache Attributes

Quick Cache Available in Winter US Benchmark Listed on OCNA Only 

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Description   EN   

You may have seen these benchmarks as you drive around the state. They are those three foot tall concrete post with numbered wood signs bolted to two sides. On the top is a bronze disk. They are Montana State Highway Commission Benchmarks. Some of these Benchmarks are stamped with a number which is the elevation at the benchmark location. This Benchmark is one of the ones which was stamped with the elevation. Cache is with in the highway right of way. Do Not park on the highway.  Walk to the cache site from near by parking areas. To log this Benchmark you will need the Password. The Password is the six numbers stamped on the benchmark (do not enclude the dot). No cache is at the site. For fun indicate how close to the stamped elevation your GPS was (but don't indicate what the elevation was).  I have additional Helena area benchmark caches listed on other geocaching sites as well.  Those sites are:,,, and

Additional Hints   Decrypt

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1 15 May 2012 TeamHelena Found it

A nice and easy find while on my way go take a walk and find a Terracache, a Geocache and a Navicache all in one evening. Thanks for the benchmark.