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Vernon's Magnetic Hill

#1 User is offline   despot&smitten 

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Posted 13 July 2003 - 10:26 AM

Just curious. Have any Vernon area cachers thought about stashing one on "Magnetic Hill"? I spent a couple of hours there last summer rolling marbles around, pouring water on the road and rolling back and forth in the car. Never did figure out how it works. One guy passed by on a bike - but he was unwilling to stop pedalling and see if it works for bikes too. I've always thought it would be neat place for a cache. Especially if the cache contained theories about what's really going on there.

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Posted 13 July 2003 - 10:59 AM

FYI



Magnetic Hill is an Optical Illusion....

.:Canoe Head:.

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Posted 13 July 2003 - 01:20 PM

Aw, man! Next you're gonna tell me there's no Santa Claus! Posted Image

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Posted 13 July 2003 - 02:08 PM

It still sounds like an interesting spot for a cache. Go for it Posted Image

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Posted 14 July 2003 - 10:39 AM

I'll be out that way the week after next. I may stop by and see if I can get a decent elevation reading on my GPSR.
I was on the "hill" way back in 1974. It was quite a tourist attraction/trap back then. I can remember having to accelerate my car in order to drive "down" the hill and when at the "bottom" they had us go in reverse "up" the hill. I had my foot on the brake pedal all the way "up". My wife refused to believe that I wasn't giving it gas in order to move.

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Posted 23 July 2003 - 10:32 AM

If your talking about Magnetic Hill NB,,,, I live just up street from it, and have thought of putting one here, main problem would be so much of where you can put one to have a view is private property. So i have though maybe going up one more level and do it near the old ski tow which over looks it. Guess i should get out there and do it..you may wonder how it works I wonder how they get people to pay 5 bucks to do it,,,, shesh before gov owned it,,it was free lol figures eh

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