The Best of the Outer Cape: 2011


Wellfleeet Long PondNew Year’s Eve brings reflections of the passing year: the best, the worst, trends to welcome and trends, like the Kardashians, to which we hopefully bid adieu.

So what were Trail Hound’s highlights of 2011?  No boring rehash here – there’s one delightful geocache published in September that puts together a stellar sampling of the Outer Cape all in one five-leg multicache.  The name, logically enough, is “A Great 5-leg Multicache from Wellfleet to P’Town.”

With a few simple calculations from interpretive panels and local sites, the cache takes the intrepid traveler from the wonders of Wellfleet’s beautiful kettle ponds, to the Truro dunes overlooking the Outer Shore, to a landmark lighthouse, to the charm of vintage Truro OverlookProvincetown.

For the geocaching tourist or anyone who wants to revisit the best of the Outer Cape, this cache provides a fine roadmap.

Have a safe and healthy New Year.

Happy Trails.


 Images, from top:


Long Pond – Wellfleet

Truro Overlook

Highland LightHighland Light

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