# River Crossing Challenges

There are four river crossing puzzles.

Critters and Carrots

Scouts Crossing

Tallbots and Smallbots

Monsters and Munchkins

Choose a river crossing puzzle above.

Each puzzle requires you to get all of the characters across a river in a small boat. The boat can cross the river many times to get everyone across. Can you solve the puzzle in the smallest number of moves?

You can earn a Transum trophy for each puzzle you complete.

Barbara Hermann,

Monday, November 21, 2016

"What if you had a family of five is on vacation in the Netherlands with their five pet cats (each person owns a cat). To get to the place they want to have lunch, they must cross a canal, but the only way to get to the other side is to a small boat. Unfortunately, the boat can only hold three things, regardless of size. The cats are very anxious creatures and cannot tolerate another person, even for a moment, unless its owner is present. Left alone, the cats get along very well with each other. One of the cats is a tiger and has been trained to operate a boat, but the other cats lack this ability, All five family members can operate the boat. How can the five family members and their five cats cross the canal?"

Wednesday, January 24, 2018