Call for help!
Call for help!
I am posting the following on behalf of my geocaching nephew, Birdseecer, who lives on Pender Island. Please give it a read and feel free to contact me (or Birdseecer) if you have any ideas that might help.
aka Highlander 71
Hello fellow geocachers! I am hoping you can help me to retrieve a missing backpack. This past Monday, May 23, I was traveling through Manning Park and stopped to find GC1M4T5 : Cambie Creek, which is located at N49 06.697 W120 50.583, just a ten minute or so drive from Manning Park Resort.
Unfortunately, I must have set my caching backpack down near the hide and then returned to my car without it. I was in the Lower Mainland before I noticed it missing and did not have time to go back for it before catching a ferry home to be at work the next day. I contacted the parks people at Manning, but they did not get around to looking for it until four days later and said that they could not find it where I had told them to look. They suggested that perhaps an animal had carried it off.
I know this could be a long shot, but I also know how good cachers can be at finding much smaller containers in the woods! This is not made of Tupperware, but is a small camo-coloured green day pack that contains my cell phone, journal, bird book, a half-dozen Travelbugs, and a modest collection of TOTT. I am willing to part with a couple of nice limited-edition geocoins if I can get everything back in good condition, as well as a guided tour of 80 Pender Island caches, and my enduring gratitude.
I am unable to get back over there until early July to have a look, so if you are passing through before then, please stop and have a look: besides that cache doesn’t get found very often even though it in only a two minute walk from the highway.