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Tip of the Day 12/20:Swag

In this week’s post for Geo-Jargon Monday,we’ll discuss swag.

Swag is…

Not exclusive to geocaching. Contrary to popular thought,swag is not an acronym,nor is it a recently invented term. The word has been around for several centuries. It has a number of meanings,but the one utilized in geocaching stems from “swag”[...]

Tip of the Day 12/17:Puzzle caches —ask for help

Find It Friday is taking a turn for the puzzling the next few weeks. We’ve heard from a lot of cachers that they don’t even try puzzle caches because they just don’t know where to start. We’re here to help,as always! We found a great resource on the Geocaching NSW site and Darren Osborne [...]

Tip of the Day 12/16:Choosing a GPSr —sun/moon

In this post on Choosing a GPSr (GPS receiver),we’d like to explain why or why not you may consider using sun/moon information.

Standard fare in outdoor units,this features tells you the time of sunset,which is useful information when you’re out in the wild trying to squeeze in one more find.

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How [...]

Tip of the Day 12/15:Cliff Walking Tips

We’re not proud…sometimes we see a tip on another site that we repost here. Today’s tip is one of those and we’d like to thank the Australian Geocaching Wiki for this list of safety tips when walking and caching along a cliff edge:

Caches placed on or near cliffs can be an exhilarating find! [...]

Tip of the Day 12/13:Lock and Lock

In this week’s post for Geo-Jargon Monday,we’ll discuss the Lock &Lock.

A Lock &Lock is…

A food-storage system that features a recessed,soft-rubber gasket in the lid and a hinged latching mechanism on each edge of the lid,which snaps into the container’s sides. An excellent choice for a geocache container,it [...]

Tip of the Day 12/10:Puzzle caches —brute force

Find It Friday is taking a turn for the puzzling the next few weeks. We’ve heard from a lot of cachers that they don’t even try puzzle caches because they just don’t know where to start. We’re here to help,as always! We found a great resource on the Geocaching NSW site and Darren Osborne [...]

Tip of the Day 12/9:Choosing a GPSr —routes

In this post on Choosing a GPSr (GPS receiver),we’d like to explain why or why not you may consider using routes.

This is a very useful option that a lot of GPSr owners don’t use. Some receivers let you specify a sequence of waypoints to visit in the order that you choose. Since this [...]

Tip of the Day 12/8:Muggle Distractions —The Real Truth

Occasionally you’ll run into the awkward situation of noticing bystanders staring at you while you’re geocaching with expressions that range from puzzled to hostile You really can’t blame them:Why would an otherwise grown-up man or woman spend 10 minutes poking around under rocks in an urban park in the middle of the day or [...]

Tip of the Day 12/6:Hula Wave

In this week’s post for Geo-Jargon Monday,we’ll discuss the Hula Wave.

A Hula Wave occurs when…

Some GPS receivers (mostly Magellan units) automatically engage in a location-averaging function when they detect that the unit is moving slower than a certain speed. To avoid this,the “hula wave”is used. This involves holding the unit [...]

Tip of the Day 12/3:Puzzle caches —confirm your answer

Find It Friday is taking a turn for the puzzling. We’ve heard from a lot of cachers that they don’t even try puzzle caches because they just don’t know where to start. We’re here to help,as always! We found a great resource on the Geocaching NSW site and Darren Osborne has agreed to let [...]