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Monthly Archives: January 2014
This cache isn’t near Rosthern, but I am going to write about it due to an interesting adventure we had while doing cache maintenance last summer. The fact that this geocache is in a fantastic provincial park with the permission … Continue reading
Moose Mountain Provincial Park on the eastern edge of Saskatchewan. An oasis rising above the prairie! This provincial park is on your way if you are coming to Rosthern from Manitoba.
In order to celebrate its 50th anniversary, the Saskatchewan Archaeological Society is in the process of placing 50 geocaches across the province at archaeological sites. This is perfect way to check out some of the interesting historic sites that Saskatchewan … Continue reading
We are all getting very excited as July 19th gets closer! Living Skies 2014 – WestCan 4 is officially only 6 months away! Planning is revving up, and the EPOC is in the midst of organizing geocache hides, satellite events, … Continue reading
Looming high above the prairie in Southwest Saskatchewan are the Cypress Hills. These hills rise to the highest elevation between the Rocky mountains and Labrador. It is Canada’s first and only interprovincial park, straddling the southern Alberta-Saskatchewan boundary, with a … Continue reading
While in Rosthern, check out the nearby Seager Wheeler Farm – designated by the Government of Canada as a place of national historic significance. This farm is being restored to its 1919 state, and is the site where Wheeler the … Continue reading
Be wowed by Saskatchewan’s largest tree (nearly 5 meters in circumference), the beautiful aspen parkland, and the North Saskatchewan river valley. Check out Doukhobor villages and caves, the Fort Carlton trail, cemeteries, schools, beautiful murals, and an armillary. As you … Continue reading
A Pretty scene in Rosthern, the host town of the Living Skies 2014 Mega Event. As of January 2014, there aren’t many geocaches in the area, but that’s about to change…big time!
Today we are featuring Saskatchewan’s very first geocache, GC14F – Sask-cache-one. This cache was placed on January 7th, 2001, by Donovan Onishenko. It has held up very well, as it is a classic ammo can.