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    Guide to geocaching[1] clay Guide to geocaching[1] clay Presentation Transcript

    • Guide to the eTrex Venture HC Handheld GPS and Geocaching
      presented by:
      Victoria County CAP Sites Association
    • eTrex Venture HC
      Handheld GPS
    • Legend
      NOTE: The POWER/BACKLIGHT key must be pressed and held in order to turn the GPS on/off.
      3
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Geocaching
      “a real-world outdoor treasure hunting game”
    • 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
    • What is Geocaching?
      10
    • How to Register
      Navigate to http://www.geocaching.com/ using the web browser of your choice (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, etc.)
    • How to Register
      Click Register
    • How to Register
      Scroll down and click Get a Basic Membership
    • How to Register
      Enter a desired username in the Username field. Your username must be between 2 and 20 characters long
    • How to Register
      Enter a desired password in the Password field. Your password must also be between 2 and 20 characters long
    • How to Register
      Re-enter your password in the Re-Enter Password field
    • How to Register
      Enter your primary e-mail address in the Primary E-Mail Address field
    • How to Register
      Re-enter your primary e-mail address in the Re-Enter E-Mail Address field
    • How to Register
      Enter your first name in the Your First Name field
    • How to Register
      Enter your last name in the Your Last Name field
    • How to Register
      Click the box beside I Have Read and Agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Statement
    • How to Register
      Click Create My Account
    • How to Validate
      Access the e-mail address you used to register and open the Validation Instructions e-mail from Geocaching
    • How to Validate
      In the e-mail, click http://www.geocaching.com/v/default.aspx
    • How to Validate
      Enter your username in the Username field
    • How to Validate
      Enter the validation code from the e-mail in the Validation Code field
    • How to Validate
      Click Activate Your Account
    • How to Sign In
      Click Sign In
    • How to Sign In
      Enter your username in the Username field
    • How to Sign In
      Enter your password in the password field
    • How to Sign In
      Click Sign In
    • 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.)
    • Guide to the Game
      Read through the entire guide to the game by clicking on each subsection, starting with What is geocaching?
    • Guide to the Game
      Each subsection that you click will reveal a section of informative text.
    • The End