Barrel Hoop Saguaro Mystery LbNA # 1101
|Owner||The Nail Family|
|Placed Date||Mar 4 2003|
|Last Found||Feb 20 2015|
The Barrel Hoop Saguaro Mystery Letterbox
Barrel Hoop Saguaro Mystery Letterbox
by Nailhead of the Nail Family
Placed 3/4/03, verified alive 11/24/03.
Location: Mystery location in Sonoran Desert
Distance of hike- less than 1 mile roundtrip.
All compass headings are magnetic
Find the recreation area at the confluence of the Green River and Rio Salado.
Pay the piper before you set out. $4 will do for your whole day.
Learn riparian knowledge.
Walk at 200 past the double white line.
The general direction is gravity defined fluidity.
Choose 255 when the question arises.
Down for the wash, up and on.
Posts are 4 square.
Trinity of wood left beside.
290 will align peak and pole over the flow.
Old road at 110, tall spiny soldier at 150.
This green soldier wears an old belt at his foot. How did it get there? This soldier is ancient, perhaps 150 years. In fact, this type of soldier only begins to raise his arms at 75! Perhaps a passerby in an earlier time placed a barrel over this soldier¹s head when he was just a boy. The barrel is gone but its hoop remains.
Old soldiers and barrel hoops are mysterious but you search for something else. Turn away from the soldier to 140 and walk 8 steps. Another old soldier of sorts lies here. At his foot is what you seek. Hey! Dont reach in there, this is Arizona for Pete's sake! Use a stick or you could get more than you bargain for!
Ponder the mysteries here and replace for other seekers to follow.
Warning: Always be careful when reaching into crevices and holes. Wear gloves and/or use a stick to poke around first. Animals often share the natural habitat of letterboxes.
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