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Feedback Needed! Finding a Geocache

This is a full draft  chapter from Joy of Geocaching. We need your input! What have me missed? What have we got wrong? What new stories can you contribute? Please note that the section on “evil hides”will be filled out with more information and examples in the chapter on “Hiding a cache,”which we [...]

Feedback Needed! Unwritten Rules

For the benefit of beginning geocachers,we want to include a rundown of unwritten rules of the game. Here’s what we could think of. What are we missing? We’d love your comments.

There are several nuances of geo-caching that aren’t evident to the novice,so let’s go over a few of them here.

Logs. You [...]

Feedback Needed! Geocaching Quick Start

Here’s another section would like feedback on.  We want to include a quick start guide for novice geocachers to help them log a successful first find.  Here’s the advice we came up with.  What you think?  Please comment below.


If you’ve never gone caching before,here are steps you can take to make sure [...]

Feeback Needed! How to Pack for Geocaching

Here’s a draft section from the book about what to pack for a geocaching journey.  We sure would like to get some feedback on this,because we’ve undoubtedly missed a few things:


You can spend anywhere from five minutes to five hours seeking a geocache. So-called “park and grabs”are easy to spot:they [...]

Las Vegas Puzzler

We encountered a delightful puzzle cache this week that forced us to rely on wits,instincts and,yes,a little cheating.

The coordinates didn’t lead us to the cache,but rather to a place nearby. The real location was buried in a series of letters and numbers that didn’t make any sense:A4,444-445,309,[...]

We Logged Our 300th Cache

We logged our 300th find today on a trip to Las Vegas. This was a fun cache. It was placed by the local tourism authority to promote a particular kind of business that is unique to the Las Vegas area. You can probably get a sense of the type of business from the photo.

You [...]

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