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Geocaching 101 Welcome to the geocaching community! 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: UK Official name: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Location: located off the north-western coast of continental Europe. It spans an archipelago including Great Britain, the northeastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands.Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK with a land border with another sovereign state, sharing it with the Republic of Ireland Apart from this land border, the UK is surrounded by the Atlantic Sea, the North Sea, the English Channell, and the Irish Sea. The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy and unitary state. It is a country consisting of four countries: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. It is governed by a parliamentary system with its seat of government in the capital city of London.

16 Hidden Gems of London London – the land of tea and crumpets, the Queen and the red phoneboxes. Every guide book will tell you to stop at Trafalgar Square or look around Harrods. But if you want to try something a bit more, well, local, then try these places out. OpenCaching Get a Device GPSMAP 64 comes preloaded with the coordinates of more than 250,000 geocaches so it’s ready to start searching right out of the box. Garmin also offers a variety of lightweight, rugged, waterproof GPS handhelds perfect for geocaching.

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My cousin got me started geocaching. She inspired me to hide my first two in my home town. She even climbed to the first Mount Everest base camp and located the cache there. by itosukai May 16

Well I have hidden 16 caches at the movement but right now its a bit too much snow around. by grundtvig4 Feb 1

I too dislake caches where you have to take great risks and prefer caches which are nicly placed and where you can sign on a dry pice of paper. by grundtvig4 Feb 1

Nice. We have found a few but have hid none. We love the historical finds, HATE micros. Often they are so difficult to locate and not very interesting. Team Wolfseekers! by jadams Jun 2

Matchbox or film canister should be the smallest. Magnet key holders are ok too. by geo_48 May 25

We are begginners ; we enjoyed this one : la roche de Longemor N 48° 08.521 E 006° 42.518 ;-) by nath88 May 24

I do hide them occationally. I love the ones that really are creative and unusual.. BUT I absolutly DISPISE micros, especially in trees or rock. I believe caches should be hard to hide, not impossible to find by mrdiamond May 24

It has been a couple years since we hid a cache. We do have a couple travel bugs out there. But, I haven't checked on them lately. by georgebrett May 24

I think a cool idea would be to integrate social networking (e.g. gowalla or stickybits with geocaching). For example, put note for a gowalla location. At the gowalla location, put note for the final cache coordinates. by mdelaplane Dec 13

Simply one of the coolest things of our time. A game most people don't even know is going on around them... by the_third_man Dec 11

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