Task Difficulty: 2.5 Out of 5.0
Terrain Difficulty: 2.5 Out of 5.0
Statystyka skrzynki
Islands - OU00AF

 Small lock-n-lock.

Hidden by  DudleyGrunt

N 39° 08.062' W 76° 49.313' (WGS84)

 Coordinates in Other Systems
 Location: United States > Maryland
 Cache Type: Traditional
 Size: Small
 Status: Ready for Search
 Time: 0:30 h   Distance to Travel: b.d.
 Date Hidden: 17 March 2008
 Date Created: 13 September 2010
 Last Modified: 12 May 2011
 Waypoint: OU00AF


{{found}} 3 x Found
{{not_found}} 1 x Did Not Find
{{comment}} 2 Comments
0 Notes
1 Watchers
3365 Visitors
3 x Rated
Rated as: Good
GeoKrety History

Available Maps: Opencaching,Google Maps

Cache Attributes

In the Woods Limited Hours Dangerous Listed on OCNA Only 

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Description   EN   

Just as with my first cache placement, Only a Lad, I would often explore these banks when I lived in Savage during the 7th and 8th grades. I've had this general area in mind for a cache placement for some time.

Park across from the trail head for the "Savage Mill Trail" on Foundry Street near the Bollman Bridge (6am-8pm).

Cache is a small lock-n-lock. Please be sure to re-hide and re-secure in the manner which you found it. You'll see evidence that this area has flooded in the past and the cache may need to be well secured if it does flood again.

IMPORTANT:  I've added the "DANGEROUS" attribute to this cache since while out with sfcchaz to search for the original container / replace the cache, we spotted what I believe was a copperhead.  Be careful.

NOTE: This wa s originally listed on and seems to have gone missing sometime between 7/24/10 and when I added it to OpenCaching US.  I could not find the cache when I replaced it, but it had been a while since I'd been to it.  If you happen to find a ROUND lock-n-lock, please either collect it for me or try to let me know exactly where you found it.

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Additional Hints   Decrypt

Yrnir ab _____ haghearq.





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3 05 February 2011 DudleyGrunt Comment

I have removed this cache from, so it is now an "OCUS ONLY" hide.

1 07 November 2010 networkcacher Found it

Great spot and the securing mechanism worked perfectly during the recent rains.  I traded some GC travel bugs and rehid it well.  Thanks for the great autumnal walk today.

10 19 September 2010 DudleyGrunt Cache ready to search

Geocache ready to search.

1 19 September 2010 sfcchaz Found it

I will not (cannot Wink) claim FTF as I assisted in the placemnet of this cache.


After my earlier DNF, the CO stated he would check on it. I offered to help. We searched for about 30 minutes without success. I was able to sign the new log as we placed the cache in hopefully a more secure hide.


Traded pathtags while there. TFTC



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