Barcamp Charleston 2010
Geocaching History
What is Geocaching? The use of a GPS to find a
cache that contains items to be found.
http://www.geoc...
Geocaching in Lowcountry
Geocaching pictures
Geocache picture
Geocache pictures
Geocache picture
Geocache picture
What tools do you need?
Free Geocaching account on
http://www.geocaching.com
GPS
Correct clothing – closed shoes and lo...
The different types of Caches
• http://www.geocaching.com/about/cache_types.aspx
Traditional
Micro
Multi Cache
Mystery...
Geocache Difficulty rating
Determined by the size of the cache
Determined by the terrain
Rating goes from 1 through 5
...
Different types of GPS to use
http://www.geocaching.com/about/buying.aspx
Garmin is a well known brand
GPS software for...
Picture of Garmin GPS I use
Being Aware of surroundings
Personal safety. Geocache with a partner
Be aware of wildlife and insects
Beware of Muggler...
Geocaching ettiquette
There are no wrong or right ways to Geocache
Different people do it differently
Don’t leave trash...
Angel Oak Tree on Bohicket Rd
Geocaching Picture
Geocaching Picture
The Bird Cache
The Bird Cache
The Bird Cache
Going to the cache
The cache found
Geocaching in the lowcountry
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Geocaching in the lowcountry

  1. 1. Barcamp Charleston 2010
  2. 2. Geocaching History What is Geocaching? The use of a GPS to find a cache that contains items to be found. http://www.geocaching.com/about/history.aspx http://www.geocaching.com/faq/default.aspx Who can participate in Geocaching? If you can walk you can go Geocaching Great activity for families
  3. 3. Geocaching in Lowcountry
  4. 4. Geocaching pictures
  5. 5. Geocache picture
  6. 6. Geocache pictures
  7. 7. Geocache picture
  8. 8. Geocache picture
  9. 9. What tools do you need? Free Geocaching account on http://www.geocaching.com GPS Correct clothing – closed shoes and long pants Bug Spray (DEET) or Skin So Soft from Avon Long stick or metal rod for probing for hidden caches on the ground Flashlight if Geocaching at night
  10. 10. The different types of Caches • http://www.geocaching.com/about/cache_types.aspx Traditional Micro Multi Cache Mystery Cache Event Cache Cache in Trash Out event
  11. 11. Geocache Difficulty rating Determined by the size of the cache Determined by the terrain Rating goes from 1 through 5 The higher the number the harder it will be to find it.
  12. 12. Different types of GPS to use http://www.geocaching.com/about/buying.aspx Garmin is a well known brand GPS software for iPhone, iPad, Android  http://www.geocaching.com/iphone/ Groundspeak Geocache application
  13. 13. Picture of Garmin GPS I use
  14. 14. Being Aware of surroundings Personal safety. Geocache with a partner Be aware of wildlife and insects Beware of Mugglers Mugglers are people who vandalize caches
  15. 15. Geocaching ettiquette There are no wrong or right ways to Geocache Different people do it differently Don’t leave trash in the cache you find Hide the cache container as well as you found it If you take a cache item please leave one If you take a travel bug relocate it within 24 hrs
  16. 16. Angel Oak Tree on Bohicket Rd
  17. 17. Geocaching Picture
  18. 18. Geocaching Picture
  19. 19. The Bird Cache
  20. 20. The Bird Cache
  21. 21. The Bird Cache
  22. 22. Going to the cache
  23. 23. The cache found

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