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  • 1. Guide to the eTrex Venture HC Handheld GPS and Geocaching
    presented by:
    Victoria County CAP Sites Association
  • 2. eTrex Venture HC
    Handheld GPS
  • 3. Legend
    NOTE: The POWER/BACKLIGHT key must be pressed and held in order to turn the GPS on/off.
    3
  • 4. Marking Coordinates (Current Location)
    Press and hold the ENTER/ROCKER key until the Mark Waypoint screen appears
    To mark your current location select OK using the ENTER/ROCKER key
    4
  • 5. Marking Waypoints (Specific Coordinates)
    To mark coordinates other than your current location, press and hold the ENTER/ROCKER key until the Mark Waypoint screen appears again
    Selectthe Location field using the ENTER/ROCKER keyand manually input your desired coordinates
    When finished, select OK using the ENTER/ROCKER key
    5
  • 6. Selecting Waypoints
    Press and hold the MENU/FIND key until the Find screen appears
    Select Waypoints using the ENTER/ROCKER key
    Select a waypoint using the ENTER/ROCKER key
    Select Go To using the ENTER/ROCKER key
    6
  • 7. Further Information
    Now that you know the basics, you can always consult the owner’s manual for further information.
    Remember to always mark a waypoint at your current location before heading out so that you can find your way back.
    7
  • 8. Geocaching
    “a real-world outdoor treasure hunting game”
  • 9. What is Geocaching?
    “Geocaching is a real-world outdoor treasure hunting game. Players try to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, using GPS-enabled device and then share their experiences online.”
    -Geocaching.com
    9
  • 10. What is Geocaching?
    10
  • 11. How to Register
    Navigate to http://www.geocaching.com/ using the web browser of your choice (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, etc.)
  • 12. How to Register
    Click Register
  • 13. How to Register
    Scroll down and click Get a Basic Membership
  • 14. How to Register
    Enter a desired username in the Username field. Your username must be between 2 and 20 characters long
  • 15. How to Register
    Enter a desired password in the Password field. Your password must also be between 2 and 20 characters long
  • 16. How to Register
    Re-enter your password in the Re-Enter Password field
  • 17. How to Register
    Enter your primary e-mail address in the Primary E-Mail Address field
  • 18. How to Register
    Re-enter your primary e-mail address in the Re-Enter E-Mail Address field
  • 19. How to Register
    Enter your first name in the Your First Name field
  • 20. How to Register
    Enter your last name in the Your Last Name field
  • 21. How to Register
    Click the box beside I Have Read and Agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Statement
  • 22. How to Register
    Click Create My Account
  • 23. How to Validate
    Access the e-mail address you used to register and open the Validation Instructions e-mail from Geocaching
  • 24. How to Validate
    In the e-mail, click http://www.geocaching.com/v/default.aspx
  • 25. How to Validate
    Enter your username in the Username field
  • 26. How to Validate
    Enter the validation code from the e-mail in the Validation Code field
  • 27. How to Validate
    Click Activate Your Account
  • 28. How to Sign In
    Click Sign In
  • 29. How to Sign In
    Enter your username in the Username field
  • 30. How to Sign In
    Enter your password in the password field
  • 31. How to Sign In
    Click Sign In
  • 32. Guide to the Game
    Now that you have successfully registered, validated, and signed in to your account you can follow the official guide to the game. Navigate to http://www.geocaching.com/guide/default.aspxusing the web browser of your choice (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, etc.)
  • 33. Guide to the Game
    Read through the entire guide to the game by clicking on each subsection, starting with What is geocaching?
  • 34. Guide to the Game
    Each subsection that you click will reveal a section of informative text.
  • 35. The End