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Geocacher University. Emergency Logbooks One of the resources that seems to get a lot of use here are the little Emergency Logbook pdfs.

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It’s always very cool for me when I pop open a cache container and find one of these logbooks inside! Recently, JCMTL1 contacted me about translating these into French and bilingual French/English versions. These are now available for download at the link above. Thanks to JCMTL1 for the great work! Geocaching Takes You to the Coolest Places On koneko’s recent visit we knew we wouldn’t have a lot of time to find many caches, so we chose a few that she needed to complete a challenge and threw in some fun ones just for good measure. I’ll admit, I’m one of those people who defines fun caches by the length of the hike and the size of the ammo box.

Just off Interstate 70, as you’re passing through Vandalia, Illinois you’ll come across GCHWFZ and the amazing Great Kaskaskia Dragon. I can’t give too much away, can it? For more info, check out the write up on Roadside America. Link.

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The Basic Facts. Geocacher University - Minefield. I’ve divided the process of your first geocache hunt into seven steps.

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It may be that some of these steps are more basic than you need. If so, feel free to move on to the next page using the links provided at the top of each section. Step 1: Setting Up Your Geocaching.com Account While anyone can view a cache page simply by going to Geocaching.com, you cannot view the actual coordinates for the cache without signing up for an account with the website. This is a precaution to help prevent cache theft and other malicious intent. On the left side of any page on Geocaching.com you’ll find a link named “My Account.”

Just a note: If you’re concerned about privacy issues, be sure to read the privacy policy provided on the page. The first page you encounter is for your basic account information. First name and last name: Again, this information is all secure and will not be sold to anyone. Email address: Every week a new cache notification is emailed out showing new caches within your home area. Getting Started. Welcome to the geocaching community!

Getting Started

If you still have questions after reviewing this information, we recommend that you search our Help Center or ask a question in the geocaching Forums. The Game Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location. At its simplest level, geocaching requires these 8 steps: Register for a free Basic Membership. There are many other levels to the game. If you take something from the geocache (or "cache"), leave something of equal or greater value. The only necessities are a GPS device or a GPS-enabled mobile phone so that you can navigate to the cache, and a Geocaching.com Membership.

Geocaches can be found all over the world. Yes. It's a very cool story, actually. Getting Started Cache Type: Traditional Difficulty Rating: 1 Cache Size: Regular or Large. Glossary. The Geocaching.com glossary is always changing.

Glossary

If you have suggestions for future additions, please contact us. Archive Archiving a cache removes the listing from public view on Geocaching.com. This action is usually taken when a cache owner does not intend to replace a cache after it has been removed. As an alternative to archiving, the cache owner can temporarily disable their cache if they plan to provide maintenance on the cache or replace the container within one month. Attribute These are icons on a cache detail intended to provide helpful information to geocachers who wish to find specific types of caches. Benchmark Using your GPS unit and/or written directions provided by NOAA's National Geodetic Survey (NGS), you can seek out NGS survey markers and other items that have been marked in the USA. Bookmark List A Premium Member feature that can be used to group cache listings in whatever way you like. Bring Your Own Pen/Pencil.

Bureau of Land Management (BLM) FAQs. Welcome to the geocaching community!

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If you still have questions after reviewing this information, we recommend that you search our Help Center or ask a question in the geocaching Forums. The Game Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location. At its simplest level, geocaching requires these 8 steps: Geocaching 101. Brochure1.