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Geocaching basics

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