Geocaching connects nature with hiking fun. It is ideal for families and those who don't like walking because it includes solving puzzles, completing tasks and searching for hidden treasure. The list below shows which 'treasures' are hidden in Innsbruck and the surrounding area.
Period: spring – autumn
This multicache will take you through the centre of the town of Oberhofen as well as the surrounding forests. The path to the treasure takes a good hour on foot.
The best thing to do is to leave your caching vehicle by the school:
N 47° 18.173
E 011° 05.710
Well of St. Florian
N 47° 18.283
E 011° 05.727
Next to the fountain you will find a stop sign, below is a number on an additional sign. Take this number and subtract the number 2 and write down the solution as A.
N 47° 18.268
E 011° 05.603
At the coordinates indicated you will find the name of the branching road. Count the “e”s on the sign and write down the number as B.
N 47° 18.126
E 011° 05.547
Your path will take you to a railway underpass. How many hedgehogs are depicted there? Write the number down as C.
"Vorrang geben" (Give away) traffic sign
N 47° 17.992
E 011° 05.639
Above the traffic sign, you will find a street name. If you take each word individually, how many first names make up the street name? Write the number down as D.
N 47° 17.796
E 011° 05.816
How many yellow arrow-shaped signposts can you see here? Double this and call this number E.
N 47° 17.764
E 011° 05.890
From this point, you should be able to see a small chapel on the other side of the field to your left. How many windows do you see on the south side of the chapel? Multiply the number by 3 and note the number as F.
The treasure's hiding place
You will find the treasure at:
N 47° (A+B+C).(E-D)0(B-D)
E 011° 05.E(F-B)(A-F)