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Any Geocachers here?

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by Moxiechick, Jan 18, 2010.

  1. Moxiechick

    Moxiechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,

    Are there any geocachers here?
    For those unfamiliar with it, Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, outdoors and then share your experiences online. ( www.geocaching.com ) The great thing about it is that people often hide geocaches in areas that are interesting to visit. They could bring you to a great view, a hidden waterfall, a spot with historical importance, or just a nice trail which you may have never known about. Some are easy to find, and some are so cleverly hidden that you may not realize than an object you have your hand on is even a cache at first. We like it for the above reasons, plus it great for taking our dog, Moxie, to all different places to walk. Or Geocaching name is "team moxiepup". (Moxie was a 10 month old puppy when we started.) So far, we have found 1757 caches and hidden 36.
     
  2. GardeNerd

    GardeNerd Chillin' With My Peeps

    My kids are. The kids found a cache on accident under a bridge in the park across the street, and that got them started.
     
  3. Flippacase

    Flippacase Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I AM!!!!!!

    In the Boston/ Providence area!!!!!
     
  4. algopurple

    algopurple Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It has been a few years but I have found at least 10 or more. Have always wanted to hide one but can't find a cool place where I can get permission.
     
  5. Bebop

    Bebop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Wanted to! but need a GPS first haha!
     
  6. BBK

    BBK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Same here Bebop... I signed up and there are quite a few places around where I live, but i don't have GPS handheld either....
    Melinda
     
  7. miladachicken

    miladachicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not signed up on the website, but would love to! We live in front of a big park, rhodedendron garden, walking trail ect. kind of place, and there is a bunch in there!
     
  8. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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    You betcha! We've found caches in 8 states .. I think! And hidden a few!
     
  9. LRG

    LRG Out Of The Brooder

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    Been caching since 2002! However, it isn't our life so we're behind you in finds. In fact, just about everyone we've introduced to the sport has passed us in finds! We don't do a lot of micros. The majority of our finds are regular size ammo cans hidden in the woods at the end of a half mile hike.
     
  10. mema2003

    mema2003 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have the GPS and the Cache to hide already fixed for a long time but just don't know how or what too do. When they go to talk longetude and and them tudes I know nothing about mapping my hidden cache. I would love too do this.
     

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