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 Post subject: Antietam Lab Cache
PostPosted: Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:27 am 
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Can anyone provide me the link to the Antietam Lab cache. I had it but lost it and can not find it again and would like to do that during one of my visists to the Battlefield.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 01, 2017 6:53 pm 
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The guide suggests that the adventure should take about 90 minutes to traverse the 8.5 mile auto tour. I wonder how long this would take on bicycle considering the order in which the stages must be collected. Any takers out there (in the springtime, of course)???

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I've been wanting to get back up there to do that lab cache ever since the 2016 CAM picnic. If it doesn't happen over the winter, I might be up for doing it in the spring. Biking sounds like a great idea.

I've heard that the cache can be a drain on your phone battery, so if biking, it might make sense to bring a power bank along to keep the phone charged up.

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Thanks. I love the park and have been visiting for years. And it still moves me. I have done the Wherigo that is there. Now I can do this one.


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I love cycling through Antietam. I'd say the lab adventure is easily doable in an afternoon on bike. Bringing a brick (external battery charger) is recommended.

Happy to join in for "just in case" support, if schedules align.


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lpaulriddle wrote:
I've heard that the cache can be a drain on your phone battery, so if biking, it might make sense to bring a power bank along to keep the phone charged up.

Paul

I never leave home without it. :lol: :shame:

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I will attempt to set up a cycling event of this lab cache in the spring when it becomes a little warmer. I'll post a separate entry on this board inviting geocachers to attend. Maybe we can get two for one. We'll have an early morning event, followed by the lab cache. WooHoo.

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