Chester County Compass Conundrum

LOCATION:  Chester County, PA

CHALLENGE:  4 stars

DATE/NUMBER:  07-Sep-2000/27

MAP: 

This box was replaced on 11/25/15. The clue has been slightly altered from the previous version.

And all the roads we have to walk along are winding
And all the lights that lead us there are blinding
There are many things that I would Like to say to you

I don't know how
Because maybe -- you're gonna be the one who saves me ?
And after all -- you're my wonderwall -- Oasis

START:  The center of a circle near a duck pond, right near the extreme SE corner of the parking lot for 45 Liberty Blvd., in Great Valley (from route 202, route 29 north, right on Liberty). For those who prefer exact coordinates: N40 03.352, W75 31.191.

FINISH:  Under a rock, nestled at the base of a tree.

PATH:  [First number is paces, second number is bearing]

    20@326
    29@350
    115@314
    73@289
    75@289
    31@309
    79@262
    21@280
    17@313
    108@264
    19@160
    24@172
    5@211
    6@161
    30@257
    20@291
    32@240
    26@262
    8@330
    2@293
    107@345
    38@245
    10@204
    138@315
    63@22
    89@342
    31@276
    142@218
    31@304
    27@24
    8@340
    28@314
    16@348
    30@9
    29@100
    30@17

NOTE 1:  Off-trail walking is involved. Not recommended for the beginning letterboxer or the easily disappointed.

NOTE 2:  Be wary of snakes and other wildlife when reaching into dark places. No need to dig for this box. All bearings magnetic unless otherwise noted. A pace is a long stride counted on a footfall of either foot, i.e. two paces are counted each time the right foot hits the ground. Be aware of if or when there is game hunting in the area.

NOTE 3:  Please re-hide the thing well just as you found it

DISCLAIMER & COPYRIGHT:  PERSONS USING THIS CLUE OR HUNTING THIS LETTERBOX DO SO AT THEIR OWN RISK. Do not hunt this letterbox without reading and agreeing to the waiver first. Children, do not hunt this letterbox without the supervision of an adult who has read and agreed to the waiver. Possession of this clue does not imply rights of access to particular lands and route choices, or the safety thereof, including the location of the box itself. Always observe current local regulations, signs, property rights, and customs; you are responsible for your actions. Clue not indended to be taken literally or to suggest route choices; route choices (and the choice to proceed at all), are your choice.
This clue and associated stamp art are copyright © 2000, by Randy Hall. Permission to reproduce for personal use granted; all other rights reserved.

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