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Geocaching basics

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

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