Geocaching, the hide-and-seek scavenger hunt for the 21st century is a great summertime activity for families anywhere. As of June 6, 2010, there were 1,092,192 active geocaches worldwide, in over 100 countries, and on all seven continents, including Antarctica.
If you ask your kids to accompany you on a family hike through the world, they would probably, moan, groan and turn up the volume on their iPods.Â On the on other hand, if you ask them come out for a fun-filled, high-tech treasure hunt with a satellite navigation system, they will start packing before [...]
If you’re looking for a fun, exciting way to exercise the body and mind, geocaching may become your next favorite weekend activity.Â Geocaching is a fast growing game that can be best described as a modern day treasure hunt.Â However, instead of simply using an old worn out map, you utilize a GPS receiver, a [...]
A High-Tech Solution to Make Local Food Accessible and Affordable Solving the Age Old Problem of What to Do with a Tree Full of Plums San Francisco. Itâ€™s a classic situation of incomplete information: people with fruit trees in their yards have too much and canâ€™t find people to give it away to; yardless people [...]
If you enjoy the great outdoors, spending your free time hiking, backpacking, geocaching, camping, or mountain climbing, then consider updating your survival kit for the 21st century. Including a portable GPS unit in your backpack will help you stay safe and enjoy natureâ€™s beauty.
Geocaching and GPS can integrate nicely into a comprehensive higher education program. This can actually be accomplished relatively simply – all one really needs is a GPS device, and a hunger for adventure!
GPS can assist in environmental protection in many ways, but what’s probably a lesser known fact is that Geocaching can do so as well â€“ in a simple, yet innovative type of way. With the Cache In Trash Out initiative, Geocache enthusiasts are helping to clean up our outdoors areas, while having a really fun [...]
Geocaching isn’t only for adults – kids can have a lot of fun participating in the activity as well, and they can learn a great deal about navigation and orienteering in the meantime. It doesn’t take much to start. Just a child who’s willing to learn, a spirit of adventure, and a portable, handheld Global [...]
Those new to the exciting, high tech game of Geocaching may have many questions about what it is and how to play. Here, we try to answer a few of these for you.
The world of geocaching bounds across geographical boundaries, and if the hunt itself isn’t fun enough for you already, there are other twists and turns that creative minds have dreamt up in order to make the chase that much more interesting! One such example of this is that shown by the inventive, fun-loving people behind [...]