Tag Archive: Safety

Today’s Public Safety Announcement: Geo-Animals

It’s a jungle out there … or a forest … or a rapid-filled river – and it’s damn easy to get in trouble whilst geocaching, no matter how simple that find looks online.
To help keep our readers safe out there, It’s Not About The Numbers will be posting a series of handy-dandy infographics collected from around the world wide web detailing useful skills to have once you leave the safety of your geo-mobile.

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Win Your Own Outdoor ID!

Thanks to Outdoor ID, It’s Not About The Numbers has a number of ID products to give away. All you need to do is fill out the entry form below and you’ll go in the draw to win either a Sports ID, Shoe ID, or a Helmet ID. By entering the competition, you’re also eligible for the …

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Outdoor ID: Helmet & Shoe ID

  On Saturday we introduced Outdoor ID, the New Zealand company supplying personalised identification tags, and profiled its Sports ID product. Before we launch our INATN Outdoor ID competition, we also want to quickly profile two other Outdoor ID products that geocachers might use. The first is the Shoe ID, which will certainly appeal to those runners …

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Outdoor ID: It Speaks For You When You Can’t

Geocachers love being active and in the outdoors, which is probably why so many love geocaching! But being in the outdoors comes with risks, especially when you’re by yourself. I’m a big advocate of taking risks, albeit properly managed ones, and love getting out in the bush or going for a ride by myself. But …

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Petition For New Geocaching Hand-glider Safety Warning Following Crash

The Geocaching Association of Safety (G.A.S.) has announced that they intend to file a petition with Groundspeak following an horrendous geocaching hand-glider crash. The petition, if successful, will require all geocache owners with caches neighbouring the sky to place warnings regarding the suitability of hand-gliding to the cache. “Obviously we are concerned about the serious risk of geocachers being …

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