OT - What About A Cache Up Here

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OT - What About A Cache Up Here

Post by muzza » 27 May 08 8:14 pm

Check out this pathway. Imagine a cache at the end.

What would the terrain rating be, and would you go for it?

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Post by swampgecko » 27 May 08 8:24 pm

nope, you wouldn't get me up there........

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Post by listmaker » 27 May 08 8:55 pm

Never. :shock:

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Post by Team Wibble » 27 May 08 9:11 pm

There's an earthcache there:

http://www.geocaching.com/seek/cache_de ... e60596caaa

I don't think it requires you to traverse the path though!

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Post by winterdragon » 27 May 08 9:29 pm

You must be kidding... Just watching the video gave me the willies!!

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Post by Marcus Vitruvius » 27 May 08 11:04 pm

That's probably one the coolest tracks I've seen. I would definitely go up, although having the right gear would be essential. Great video.

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Post by 3BlindEyes » 28 May 08 2:16 am

Cool video, and certainly a great path with fantastic views! I'd do it no problem. Yes the path has fallen into disrepair a bit, but it can be walked,
no abseiling or prussiking gear needed, and there's a guide wire in most places I saw, so I'd rate it maybe 4.5 for the scare factor. If there was
a cache at the end I'd certainly log it. Can you imagine the fun they had building that path? :shock:

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Post by delboy1203 » 28 May 08 10:10 am

I got sweaty palms just watching the video so that's definitely a NO from me too! :shock:

Then again, if it meant logging a 5 terrain cache...

Some more info here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caminito_del_Rey

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Re: OT - What About A Cache Up Here

Post by Hounddog » 28 May 08 10:45 am

muzza wrote:Check out this pathway. Imagine a cache at the end.

What would the terrain rating be, and would you go for it?
I'd go up there for sure, but I would probably use that safety cable where available.

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Post by Zytheran » 28 May 08 4:56 pm

Hell yeah. Dream come true hike. However you might want to be quick, local government is looking at repairing it and having the path re-opened. (Been closed for a few years now.)

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Post by Alansee » 28 May 08 8:50 pm

Absolutely terrific video! I'd walk the path - no problem about the height but the safety factor is (was) an issue! Not surprised that it has been closed for a while. thanks muzza.

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Post by Richary » 29 May 08 12:20 am

I had seen the video a month or so back. Pretty freaky. But if I was visiting the area would consider it, except I don't tend to go into closed areas. So if it was signposted closed I wouldn't. If it was open I would.

Hmmm, wonder if there is a signpost at the other end? Have done some serious terrain places before I wouldn't have been if not for caching. But if it is open it is game.

Looks cool though. And yes, glad I didn't have to build the thing!

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Post by TeamAstro » 29 May 08 1:27 am

Nice use of the chicken wire!

Just how thick is the cement?

clear skies, Astro :shock:

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Post by CaleD » 29 May 08 11:07 pm

Remarkably cool. But very dangerous! :shock:

I wonder if that cameraman was attached to the wire?

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Post by Rabbitto » 29 May 08 11:35 pm

Just another regular Nutcache cache?

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