Wildcat  LbNA # 1580 (ARCHIVED)

OwnerAdoptable    
Placed DateApr 28 2003
CountyAlameda
LocationBerkeley, CA
Boxes4
Planted ByTyler Blu Gunderson    
Found By mandala
Last Found Feb 27 2011
StatusFFaFFFF  
Hike Distance?

Name: Gary and Pam Ludwig
Date: March 2, 2003

The following are the clues to our Letterboxs:

Box Number One:

From Orinda and Hiway 24 go West onto Camino Pablo (San Pablo Dam Road) till the intersection of Wildcat Canyon Road. Follow Wildcat Canyon Road to Inspiration Point. Pickup a "Tilden Park" trail map. Follow Nimitz Way 1 3/4 miles. From here take trail to Wildcat Peak. At summit, take a compass reading of 310 degrees facing North. Find the smaller of two trees. Leaving summit, follow trail to "Nature Area". At approximately 200 feet, take unmarked trail to the right. Follow trail to gate. Letterbox will be in hallow of tree.

From Berkeley, drive to Tilden Park's Little Farm. Pickup up a trail map at the environmental center. Take Wildcat Peak trail to summit. Once on summit, follow the instructions as described above.

Good Luck and Happy Hiking...


Letterbox Number Two:

PEACE GROVE LETTERBOX

(Berkeley, California)


Date of Placement: April 27 2003



The following are the clues to our Letterbox:

From Orinda and Hiway 24 go West onto Camino Pablo (San Pablo Dam Road) till the intersection of Wildcat Canyon Road. Follow Wildcat Canyon Road to Inspiration Point. Pickup a "Tilden Park" trail map.
Follow Nimitz Way 1 3/4 miles. From here take trail towards Wildcat Peak. Hiking approx. 200 feet, notice a group of Giant Sequoias named the 'The Peace Grove'. Within the Grove, find the tree dedicated to Dr. Edward Teller. Standing in front of Dr. Teller, face left and take four steps. Now face right and look strainght ahead towards a group of four trees at the top of the rise. Take approx. thirty steps and find yourself in the middle of the four trees...the letterbox is placed behind the base of the South West tree from where you stand... Happy Hunting...



From Berkeley, drive to Tilden Park's Little Farm. Pickup up a trail map at the environmental center. Take Wildcat Peak trail to summit. Once on summit, seek out Peace Grove in a North Easterly direction. Once within Peace Grove, follow the above instructions. Good Luck and Happy Hiking...


Letterbox Number Three:

LUD

(Berkeley California)


Date of Placement: May 18, 2003

Clues;

From Orinda and Hiway 24 go West onto Camino Pablo (San Pablo Dam Road) till the intersection of Wildcat Canyon Road. Follow Wildcat Canyon Road to Inspiration Point. Pickup a "Tilden Park" trail map. Follow Nimitz Way 1 3/4 miles. From here take trail towards Wildcat Peak. Take a left at next trail marker. Walk approx 300 ft. and sit awhile upon two parallel tree limbs. Continue on trail approx 75 ft. where on the left several ft off trail behind a small log marked with the letters 'Lud" you will find our letterbox....Good Hiking and Hunting


Box Number Four.....

From summit of 'Wildcat Peak', follow 'Peak Trail' until you have reached an elevation drop of 200 feet...Here find a junction with an older (seldom used) trail...Notice a large group of thistles in area...Walk the older of the trails for approx. 55 (Big Person) steps, with Mt. Tam. on your immediate right...If you pass a medium sized Oak on your left, you have gone too far...turn left off of trail at South end of 'Snap Dragon' patch for 11 steps...Box is placed at base of bushes, left of trail...Careful with vegetation! Happy Hiking


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...Sunday, April 27, 2003