Black Canyon  LbNA # 63807

Placed DateJun 30 2012
CountyBritish Columbia, CAN
LocationBarnes Lake, Ashcroft, BRC
Planted ByGold Country    
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Last Found
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Black Canyon

Shared Crown Land - Keep Gate Closed
If driving, keep to trail. Road ends at crest of hill looking over the valley. Watch for cactus and cattle.

From Ashcroft on 97C 9km south, turn left onto dirt road. Look for break between cement barriers just before the Barnes Lake turnoff. Park at the gate area if walking and ensure that the gate is closed behind you. Do Not Block the Gate.

Travel from downtown Ashcroft 9km on 97C South Bound. Look for break between cement barriers. Turn left onto dirt road. Park at the gate area. Walk through the gateway making sure to close the gate behind you. Follow road to the left until you reach a large tree and old flume. Follow the faint cow trail up hill heading North. Cache is hidden between two large rocks, close to dead trees near by. View of Black Canyon.

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