Amberel - Europe

Matrix Challenge Ave

Palarunca

Belgium

21 points

No. 866

With owner

A very pleasant walk along the canal, many simple but enjoyable tree climbs, and a few slightly more challenging placements 🙂.

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Rothenburger Spitalhof

benitodecastro

Germany

20 points

No. 176

No response

On our drive to Austria for ski-ing we paused in Rothenburg to find a TerraCache. The TerraCache was gone, but instead we found this lovely clean and tidy cache in a stunning location.

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No response from c/o

Ischgl VIP Cache

sandvika

Austria

20 points

No. 178

With owner

Awesome location, highly original hunt and excellent container.

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Karraba

rsanthill

Malta

19 points

No. 357

With owner

One of the most challenging caches we have done for some time! Quite different from any I've done in the UK.

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Project 81 (Challenge)

spottersteam

Luxembourg

19 points

No. 629

No response

A beautiful and peaceful location, and a tall, majestic specimen to climb.

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No response from c/o

Les pendues du Bois Des Vallées

JéTomCha

Belgium

19 points

No. 855

With owner

Wow, a series of "fishing" night multi caches - what an unusual combination 🙂. And we did them in six inches of snow!

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Melnais Starkis

doubleddaina

Latvia

19 points

No. 668

No response

Walking around Riga and arrived at the last cache on our list - to be met with a cache the like of which we had never seen before 🙂.

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No response from c/o

~Serenity - still serene~

AbbeyAckbar

Ireland

19 points

No. 473

No response

A gorgeous location with fantastic views, that we were fortunate enough to do on a lovely sunny spring morning 🙂.

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No response from c/o

Bird Box (T5)

TIMTIM.

Germany

18 points

No. 330

No response

The tallest tree we climbed in Germany, to a good cache box. Great location.

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No response from c/o

Ratzi -T5-

Team Rabbits

Germany

18 points

No. 327

No response

A fun tree climb, in a great location, and with an excellent twist in the tail 🙂.

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No response from c/o

Les canards perchés

Stefalien

Belgium

18 points

No. 856

No response

A lovely walk with dizzygirl for some "fishing" caches, tricker than it might have been due to 6 inches of snow, but most enjoyable.

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No response from c/o

MDC41 CHALLENGES

MiTus57 & Lyspaul41

France

18 points

No. 865

With owner

Some very neatly presented caches in beautiful forest.

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Karpatsky kostelik

angels77

Czechia

17 points

No. 623

With owner

This wooden church was so unexpected, I only found it because I decided to walk up to the Panorama instead of taking the funicular. Very unusual and a delight to see 🙂.

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Traditional Matrix Challenge

geoPetros

Slovakia

17 points

No. 624

With owner

A nice walk, great views, a tree climb and a field puzzle 😉.

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X marks the spot

Captain Gore-tex

Malta

17 points

No. 359

No response

A wonderful final location, interesting in itself, and spectacular views.

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No response from c/o

Birguma Caves

evilc88

Malta

17 points

No. 360

No response

A great walk, leading to a very challenging cache placement that required great teamwork and still resulted in scuffed shins 🙂.

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No response from c/o

Kippers in the Jungle (Denmark's first)

lysthoej

Denmark

17 points

No. 489

No response

Lovely big box, well presented, in a nice location.

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No response from c/o

Challenge Forest - T5 Traveler

bejcci, Modrak, taxoft

Czechia

17 points

No. 622

With owner

Just one example cache from a large series, I had to pick one of them 😉. Great forest setting.

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Steps and Ladders

Mghaffeg

Malta

17 points

No. 356

No response

We found the "way down". That was a bit different to usual 🙂.

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No response from c/o

Paleozoic Challenge

Rikitan

Slovakia

17 points

No. 626

With owner

A simply beautiful location beside the Danube.

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Muinta

Pagu&Toso &Toso

Italy

17 points

No. 627

With owner

A wonderful location, one of the highlights of the whole tour, the only disappointment was that I couldn't find the cache.

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Challenge: 50 virtuelle Caches

Final

Switzerland

17 points

No. 628

With owner

A great location and a lovely touch of humour with cache 🙂.

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Autour de Grandglise

matteoanneTEAM

Belgium

17 points

No. 854

No response

An excellent "fishing" series with dizzygirl.

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No response from c/o

Mannen Komen Van Mars

GMGCA_Men

Belgium

17 points

No. 832

With owner

A series of roped tree climbs beside the canal, high in the trees but quite straightforward to set up and climb.

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MannenKomenVanMars

Une bonne Gaule pour pécho 1 Suédoise

LES MOMOS & LaMissOTalons

France

17 points

No. 836

No response

A series of "fishing" caches in a beautiful forest setting.

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No response from c/o

Years of Geocaching Challenge

geoPetros

Slovakia

17 points

No. 625

With owner

A simple climb, I just needed an etrier to get started, to a most unusual and attractive cache container.

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Des perches pour Laotseu62

OlivierTMO

France

16 points

No. 825

With owner

A lovely walk, fun caches and a very helpful c/o 🙂.

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Piep...piep!!

onkel_patrick

Belgium

16 points

No. 257

No response

A good tree climb to an excellent container 🙂.

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No response from c/o

Eulenflug am Heidehimmel

Zwei lustige Drei

Germany

16 points

No. 830

No response

"Fishing" for a somewhat different style of container to the usual 🙂. Another lovely forest trail with some great views.

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No response from c/o

Reverse WIG Angelcache

Eiliger

Germany

16 points

No. 621

No response

A whole series of "fishing" caches, set on a lovely forest walk.

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No response from c/o

Silvretta Ski Magic

sandvika

Austria

16 points

No. 179

With owner

A marathon trek around the Austrian and Swiss mountains solving an original puzzle.

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Les challenges de Marco

Fred et Mu

Belgium

16 points

No. 826

With owner

A circuit of tree climbs of varying difficulty - we did only the small circuit of rope climbs.

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Fishing 4 Compliments

Krawatschelchen

Germany

16 points

No. 829

No response

A lovely forest walk, with "fishing" caches that were well balanced and easy to spot.

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No response from c/o

The Jasmer Challenge

geonauten

Belgium

16 points

No. 619

With owner

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SWEDISH SEN

dudule53 & mounette56

France

16 points

No. 837

With owner

A series of "fishing" caches in a beautiful forest setting.

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SwedishSen

L'Île au trésor (Treasure Island)

Tankomane

Malta

16 points

No. 361

No response

We visited this location nearly every morning and evening, but the conditions weren't quite right - until the final morning of our holiday, we went for it 🙂.

The three of us on the island - and an aerial view from the drone. Acknowledgements to Ken Spooner (wesleyken) for the drone photo. Click the images to expand them.

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No response from c/o

Escondite Reloaded

moses mountain

Germany

15 points

No. 329

No response

The centrepiece of our trip to Germany - both my 10,000th cache find and 100th D5/T5 🙂.

A very difficult puzzle led to a nicely presented cache 🙂.

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No response from c/o

Brühler 7m Angel Cache

webjeck

Germany

15 points

No. 831

With owner

A short but very pleasant forest walk "fishing" in the trees.

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Bruhler

Challenges

clödy

Germany

15 points

No. 828

No response

A lovely forest walk over good tracks, with a series of interesting challenges of variable difficulty.

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No response from c/o

Lecker Pfädchen

clödy

Germany

15 points

No. 827

No response

Often wayward co-ordinates did not detract from what was a really beautiful circular walk, with some fun caches.

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No response from c/o

The Highest Accessible Cache in Western Europe

Cache U Nutter

France

15 points

No. 66

With owner

A short spring break saw us at Brevent practising our off-piste ski-ing in preparation for the Vallee Blanche.

A glorious spring afternoon afforded amazing views of Chamonix directly below us.

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Brevent

Tomb Raider

kennsche

Malta

15 points

No. 358

With owner

A really interesting location, and a nice walk to get there.

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Thingstätte

cgoeltl

Germany

14 points

No. 328

With owner

An awesome location that most people would not find without local knowledge. We were the only people here, in the early morning with the low winter sun, the silence contrasting with what it must have been like when in use.

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Buitenbieb

Anicha-

Netherlands

14 points

No. 620

With owner

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