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Geocaching basics 2

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Geocaching basics 2

  1. 1. Basic Geocaching By Sonny Portacio
  2. 2. Do you like to explore?
  3. 3. Do you like to solve mysteries?
  4. 4. Would you hunt for hidden treasure?
  5. 5. Try Geocaching!
  6. 6. What isGEOCACHING?
  7. 7. GEOCACHINGGEO: Earth, Ground, Country, LandCACHE: A hidden container of items
  8. 8. N 32 45.851 W 117 11.513
  9. 9. Later that day …
  10. 10. How many Geocaches are there?
  11. 11. > 1.6 MILLION!!!
  12. 12. SummaryChoose your location onlinePut the coordinates in a GPS receiverHunt down the cache container (bediscreet in urban areas)Sign the log book
  13. 13. SummaryTrade items (optional)Replace the cacheLeave no traceLog your experience online
  14. 14. How Does the GPS Work?Satellites
  15. 15. A Brief HistorySelective Availability (SA) is removedon May 2, 2000May 3 the first cache is hidden
  16. 16. What do you need?
  17. 17. What do caches look like in “the wild”?
  18. 18. SWAG (trade items)Stuff We All GetSouvenirs, Wearables And GiftsStuff We Acquire, Gratis!
  19. 19. Where to get SWAGHappy MealsDollar Stores“Teacher” Storeshttp://www.orientaltrading.com
  20. 20. Hiding a CacheContainersWaterproofDurableWhere?
  21. 21. VariantsMicros
  22. 22. VariantsMulti CachesVirtual CachesPuzzle Caches
  23. 23. Other “games”Travel Bugs or“hitchhikers”
  24. 24. Travel Bugs
  25. 25. Travel Bugs 24,000 Miles!
  26. 26. Travel Bugs
  27. 27. Social and Fun!
  28. 28. Caching Events!
  29. 29. Camouflage
  30. 30. A Geocaching Hunt
  31. 31. Now what? Sign up for an account at www.geocaching.comand go find some Geocaches!
  32. 32. Contact Me! Sonny Portaciosonnyportacio@gmail.com www.podcacher.com

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