Category Archive: Great Geo-Stuff

Great Geo-Stuff: Walking Poles

Today It’s Not About The Numbers unearths our irregular ode to something geocaching related that we may take for granted but which helps make our sport awesome. Yes, it’s just a pole with a handle on top but I’ve lost track of the times my walking stick has saved my bacon – and my arse. As regular It’s …

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Points Of Light: The Evolution Of Geocaching

It starts as a single spark, a solitary beacon in the darkness, and evolves into a light-show of New Zealand’s geocaching history – well, till 2009 anyway. But no matter how many times It’s Not About The Numbers watches this historic clip, it never loses its magic. That’s all thanks to French player GarenKreiz – that’s his …

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Book Review: Bear Grylls – Mud, Sweat and Tears

I’ve always enjoyed Bear Grylls’ Man vs Wild TV show, but I wouldn’t have called myself a big fan of either. Until recently. Bear Grylls was a guest on the Graham Norton Show and I had the great fortune to catch it. Not only did he present as a down-to-earth and people-oriented guy but he …

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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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Great Geo-Stuff: Canine Companions

Dogs are man’s best friend and the same applies for geocacher’s. Besides being there to slobber all over us when we return home each day they can be our constant companions out on the trail when we are searching for those wonderful wilderness caches. Having a four-legged friend or two scampering around in the bush …

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Great Geo-Stuff: Lock & Lock Containers

A weekly ode to something geocaching related that we may take for granted but helps make geocaching awesome. Here in New Zealand we know and love them as Systema containers and it seems other parts of the geocaching world know them as Lock & Lock. They are the wonderfully robust and generally leak-proof plastic containers …

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Great Geo-Stuff: Satellites

Great Geo-Stuff: A weekly ode to something geocaching related that we may take for granted but helps make geocaching awesome. Satellites – they have to be the most taken for granted aspect of geocaching. We spend lots of time comparing and reviewing GPSr‘s but we rarely give any thought to the one thing that really …

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Great Geo-Stuff: Perambulators

Great Geo-Stuff: A weekly ode to something geocaching related that we may take for granted but helps make geocaching awesome. This week: Perambulators Okay, this is not your standard piece of geocaching equipment and certainly only something you’re likely to have if you geocache with kids. Though they are not essential for finding geocaches I’ve …

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