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My friend Ed sent me this information on a type of cache that I was not familiar with. I have been aware of various methods of burying caches and even hiding caches under water. But I had never thought about trees as a location for them. He has also included a suggested packing list for supplies that fit into what is commonly called a 50 cal ammo can. You can vary the contents to fit your needs.
The “Grab & Go” squirrel cache concept
During my trip to Italy last year I was shown how WW2 partisans made use of hasty, expedient caches, by bundling ammo boxes in burlap sacks, and hoisting them up high in trees, camouflaged with brush, so they would be safe and well hidden until they could come back to get them later. …Read More...
Over the years, I have talked to many people who have cached supplies with different results. Some have went back to check on their caches and have never found them. Other were able to walk right up to theirs.
Most of the caches I have heard or read about were made with PVC pipe or metal barrels or ammo cans coated with something like Henry roofing compound. The PVC pipe ones seemed to be the most common. It is cheap and easy to get. You take and cut the pipe to the length you want and glue end caps on.…Read More...