At a glance
■ The 3-foot-long, 50-pound log is hidden somewhere in Steamboat Springs and marked “Yule Log” in red writing.
■ Clues will lead readers from the spot of last year’s log at Casey’s Pond to this year’s hiding spot.
■ The log will be hidden within city limits and at least a portion of it will be visible from its hiding place. The log will not be on private property, inside of a building or in an area that charges a fee to enter.
■ When the log is found, alert the Tread of Pioneers Museum immediately at 970-879-2214. The log must be presented in person to claim the $150 Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association gift certificate and framed plaque.
Yule log clue No. 9 of 10
For over a century, public ground.
An infant’s cry, a trumpet’s sound.
Knife, scalpel, pencil or rule,
Pick your trade, choose your tool.
Yule Log Clue No. 8 of 10
Congregation songs, the first to hear.
It’s clue No. 8, so you are near.
Out of the ashes, travelers come as guests.
Empty for years, memories stand the tests.
Yule log clue No. 7 of 10
Take a bath where the battle was lost.
Modern progress has its cost.
Twist and turn, or ring the bell.
Solve the riddles, and you’ll do well.
Yule Log Clue No. 6 of 10
A dandy meal for big Jim.
Drive on down, fill ‘er up to the rim.
Dip and dive, but don’t get wet.
Solve this clue, and you’ll be set.
Yule Log Clue No. 5 of 10
In New York and here in town.
Glacial forces moved that down?
Gather supplies, head out the door.
Look out now, there’s More in store.
Yule Log Clue No. 4 of 10
A visionary man set his gaze.
Raise your glass to champagne daze.
Seasons change, so savor the gold.
This is the year, watch history unfold.
Yule Log Clue No. 3 of 10
Follow the treasure that some still seek.
Crystal clear water flows down from the peaks.
Pioneer and chain founder share the name.
Don't stop now, you're in the game.
Yule Log Clue No. 2 of 10
Dec. 11, 2012
First before Union they did learn.
Blechas came early, before the big turn.
Step on the gas, or stop to dine.
Find the log, this is the time.
Yule Log Clue No. 1
Dec. 10, 2012
Sink or swim, this was the place.
Fish for clues near the seniors’ space.
Under the trees the log did wait.
Begin the hunt, take the bait.
The Tread of Pioneers Museum provides the clues on weekdays. Check back as more clues become available each day.