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GP16 - Steeperton Gorge - OK04CD
The 16th Cache in the North Dartmoor GeoPath
Eigenaar: Dartmoor Dave
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Hoogte: meter NAP
 Provincie: Verenigd Koninkrijk > Devon
Cache soort: Traditionele Cache
Grootte: Normaal
Status: Kan gezocht worden
Geplaatst op: 18-05-2020
Gemaakt op: 19-06-2020
Gepubliceerd op: 01-06-2021
Laatste verandering: 01-06-2021
10x Gevonden
0x Niet gevonden
0 Opmerkingen
watchers 0 Volgers
11 x Bekeken
7 x Gewaardeerd
Beoordeeld als: uitstekend
1 x Aanbevolen
Deze cache is aanbevolen door: Amberel
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Cache attributen

Long walk / hike  Available during winter  Dangerous area  Listed on Opencaching only  Hilly area  Not available 24/7  All seasons 

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Beschrijving EN

You have already visited Taw Head from where the River Taw flows north and then down the beautiful Steeperton Gorge. The descent to this cache in the gorge is not easy and is best not attempted in a straight line from the Steeperton Tor cache.

The best route to this cache is to head further north to pick up the path that descends from the Army hut and crosses the river at the stepping stones. I have included a waypoint for the easiest point to start the steep descent and another waypoint for the river crossing itself. However the cache needs to be found before crossing the river. Either descend down the path to the river and walk along the bank or work your way down diagonally, but there is no distinct path.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: All of the caches in this Geopath are located in or near the Okehampton Military Range where live firing occurs. You must check out the Firing Notices before entering any of the ranges. DO NOT ENTER THE RANGE WHEN THE RED FLAGS ARE FLYING. Never pick up any objects, they may be unexploded devices.

The weather on Dartmoor can change suddenly and unexpectedly and ALL types of weather conditions can be experienced. Please ensure that you have the correct clothing and map & compass (and know how to use them). Please do NOT rely solely on your GPS.

I would like to thank the Dartmoor National Park Authority for their kind permission to place this cache, which has been placed according to the geocaching guidelines.

Extra waypoints
Symbool Soort Coördinaten Beschrijving
Begin wandelpad --- Start descent into gorge from here.
Begin wandelpad --- River crossing point.
Extra hints
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Afbeeldingen
GP16 - Steeperton Gorge Spoiler
Logs: Gevonden 10x Niet gevonden 0x Opmerking 0x Alle logs