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424 - OU036C
A Scout Themed Cache
Owner: DudleyGrunt
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Altitude: m. ASL.
 Region: United States > Maryland
Cache type: Puzzle
Size: Regular
Status: Archived
Date hidden: 2011-11-13
Date created: 2011-11-13
Date published: 2011-11-13
Last modification: 2014-05-29
5x Found
0x Not found
3 notes
watchers 1 watchers
586 visitors
2 x rated
Rated as: n/a
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Cache attributes

Kid Friendly  Big Rig Friendly  GeoHotel 

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Description EN

The cache is not at the listed coordinates.

In order to find this cache, you will need to answer some questions about Troop 424 of Savage, in particular, and the Boy Scouts of America, in general.  These answers will allow you to calculate the actual coordinates of the cache container.

The final coordinates are N 39 AB.CDE / W 76 FG.HJK

A = Number of Eagle Scout Ranks earned in the year it was introduced.

B = The first digit in the address of Troop 424's meeting place minus 1.

C = Number of stars on the Eagle Scout Badge

D = Number of Boy Scout "ranks" (to include the "joining badge")

E = Troop's PO Box is XYZ.  E=(X-Y)+Z

FG = Troop 424 was founded in 19VW.  FG = VW+3

H = Number of letters in the 2nd point of the Scout Law (the single, specific word)

J = Minimum service hours required for Star or Life rank.

K = Number of Eagle ranks earned in the troop from 1982-1997

NOTE - You will not need to disturb any vegetation to retrieve the cache.

I've added the "GeoHotel" attribute and would be glad to see various GeoKrety or other trackables pass thru.

After nearly 2 years, I've decided to go ahead and list this on to share the fun and make it useable to our scouts toward their Geocaching Merit Badge.  I have, however, added a hint here that will not be on the other listing.


Troop 424 Maryland Geocaching Society



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424 Adopt-a-Road
MD 424 North
Storage Unit 424
Troop 424 Trailer
Room 424
School Bus 424
424 Main Street
I-81 Exit 424 (TN)
Engine 424 - Alexandria, VA
USS Niblack (DD 424)
Mile Marker 424, I-75 FL
424 Brock Bridge Rd
Log entries: Found 5x Not found 0x Note 3x All entries