The golden candy cane hunt

Who doesn't like a good old fashioned clue-deciphering hunt?  The first to figure out the clues, find the golden candy cane and follow the instructions within will win a $200 amazon gift card. 

The Hunt begins December 1.  Check back to this page for the clues.    

clue #1

The average sized male from Brazil will neither need to bend nor jump to retrieve this.  

clue #2

A massive amount of snow might cover the ground but it won't cover the candy cane.  

clue #3

You will never need a flashlight to find it.