Category Archive: GeoTools

Tutorial: Dowsing Rods – A New Tool For Geocachers

Sick of DNFs or your GPSr leading you in circles? Guest author and British treasure cacher David Villanueva suggests trying a pair of dowsing rods to locate those elusive hides. “Just as in hunting for a treasure cache, I can imagine the disappointment when you can’t find that geocache which really ought to be there. Is …

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Mission Not So Impossible

SNEAK PEAK The name’s Preen … Richard Preen. But unlike Ian Fleming’s fabled spy, this Greek geocacher (GC handle: r10n) prefers to slay his rivals with hand-built electronic puzzle caches. Since August 2008, the IT professional has placed 21 hides around the historic Athens community of Pendeli; 13 traditional caches and eight puzzles. The latter …

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Great Geo-Stuff: Rite in The Rain paper

Today It’s Not About The Numbers unarchives our weekly ode to something geocaching related that we may take for granted but which helps make our sport awesome. She’ll be right, mate … And if the cache in question contains a logbook made from Rite in The Rain paper, you know it will be. Soggy and illegible paper …

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Shhh, I’ve been caching naked …

Please don’t tell my mother – or brother for that matter – but I’ve been caching naked … In my defence, it only happened on a few instances and it was a long time ago. Plus I’ve never cached in the nude. Confused? As any savvy seeker will tell you the term ‘naked caching’ denotes …

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