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Guide to geocaching[1] clay

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

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