Tag Archive: eTrex

How Many Caches Can You Find?

Tired of singing Christmas carols and basting that gigantic turkey but just can’t find an excuse to go caching? It’s Not About The Numbers has the answer … See how many geocaches and yellow perils (Garmin Etrex units) you can find in the photograph below. If your family requires you to be sociable over the festive …

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The Bad Elf Faces Off With GPS Units

The Bad Elf is a neat little external GPS accessory designed to directly connect to all iPad, iPod touch and iPhone devices. I recently had great fun field-testing the Bad Elf I have been given and was surprised by how well the Bad Elf performed. However, I determined that it would need to prove itself in …

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Cumbyrocks Attempts World Record

Okay, I can’t really claim to know that this would be a world record and I’m fairly sure someone in the world has already done this, however, today I shall be attempting a world record personal best number of cache finds in a day accompanied by a child under the age of 5!   My …

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End Of The Yellow Legend: Garmin Revamps the Etrex

Yes, it’s true. That little yellow friend that you first started geocaching with and who has likely been your backup GPS for the last few years has decided to retire…or rather the Garmin Gods have decided to replace it with a long overdue revamp. It is both a sad and joyous occasion. Sad because the …

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Caching Up With …

In the first of an occasional new series, It’s Not About The Numbers asks fellow cachers to find themselves, rather than a hidden container. Today’s victim is Whipped_Cookie, of Wellington, New Zealand. Whipped_Cookie Age: 25 Location: Wellington, New Zealand Occupation: Works part-time as receptionist while completing a Master’s degree at university. GPSr: Garmin eTrex – …

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