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    • Basic Geocaching By Sonny Portacio
    • Do you like to hike?
    • Do you like to solve mysteries?
    • Would you hunt for hidden treasure?
    • Try Geocaching!
    • DiscoverWhat is Geocaching?
    • SummaryChoose your location onlinePut the coordinates in a GPS receiverHunt down the cache container (bediscreet in urban areas)Sign the log book
    • SummaryTrade items (optional)Replace the cacheLeave no traceLog your experience online
    • Some TermsGeocachingGPS (receiver)Cache
    • How Does the GPS Work?Satellites
    • A Brief HistorySelective Availability (SA) is removedon May 2, 2000May 3 the first cache is hidden
    • Related ActivitiesOrienteering“T” HuntsLetterboxing
    • What do you need?
    • What do caches look like in “the wild”?
    • SWAG (trade items)Stuff We All GetSouvenirs, Wearables And GiftsStuff We Acquire, Gratis!
    • Where to get SWAGHappy MealsDollar Stores“Teacher” Storeshttp://www.orientaltrading.com
    • Hiding a CacheContainersWaterproofDurableWhere?
    • VariantsMicros
    • VariantsSpecialized“Cammo”
    • VariantsMulti CachesVirtual CachesPuzzle CachesSome Examples …
    • Other “games”Travel Bugs or“hitchhikers”
    • Travel Bugs
    • Travel Bugs 24,000 Miles!
    • Travel Bugs
    • Social and Fun!
    • Caching Events!
    • Camouflage
    • What is “Cammo”?Concealment and camouflageSome Examples
    • Now what?Sign up for an account and go find some Geocaches! GEOCACHING.COM
    • Contact Me! Sonny Portaciosonnyportacio@gmail.com PODCACHER.COM