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Family Treasure Hunting (geocaching with your family)

Updated on August 28, 2011

What is Geocaching?

Geocaching is an outdoor treasure-hunting game in which the participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver or other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers (called "geocaches" or "caches") anywhere in the world.

A typical cache is a small waterproof container containing a logbook and "treasure," usually toys or trinkets of little value.

Geocaching got its start in 2000 when a Global Positioning System (GPS) enthusiast hid a container in Oregon and posted the coordinates on the Internet.

Today, well over 650,000 geocaches are registered on various websites devoted to the pastime. Geocaches are currently placed in over 100 countries around the world and on all seven continents, including Antarctica.

Family Fun while Searching for Treasure

It's been likened to a "high tech Easter egg hunt". The beauty of it is that you get to enjoy the environment, see new places, and have quality time with your family and friends, all while looking for "treasure". The minimum that you need is a GPS unit and the coordinates to a cache (usually found on the internet via Geocaching sites).

Once you have the coordinates and GPS in hand, you can begin searching. You simply hike, climb, or meander along until you have reached the area and then begin searching for the exact spot.

Video: Intro to Geocaching

By the way, it's 'trinkets', not 'triknets'!

Types of Caches

There are several fun types of caches to try

The general rule of thumb is, "If you take an item, leave an item, and write in the logbook." Some caches are themed, so make sure to read the description before going on a hunt.

Traditional Cache

This is the original cache type consisting, at a bare minimum, a container and a log book. Normally you'll find a tupperware container, ammo box, or bucket filled with goodies, or smaller container ("micro cache") too small to contain items except for a log book. The coordinates listed on the traditional cache page is the exact location for the cache.

Multi-Cache (offset Cache)

A multi-cache ("multiple") involves two or more locations, the final location being a physical container. There are many variations, but most multi-caches have a hint to find the second cache, and the second cache has hints to the third, and so on. An offset cache (where you go to a location and get hints to the actual cache) is considered a multi-cache.

Project A.P.E. Cache

In 2001, twelve geocaches were placed in conjunction with 20th Century Fox to support the movie Planet of the Apes. Each cache represented a fictional story in which scientists revealed an Alternative Primate Evolution. These caches were made using specially marked ammo containers. Each cache had an original prop from the movie. Only a few Project A.P.E. caches exist today.

Mystery or puzzle caches

The "catch-all" of cache types, this form of cache can involve complicated puzzles you will first need to solve to determine the coordinates. Examples include sending the cache owner a verification codeword found inside the logbook, performing some task at the cache location and taking a photograph, or writing the online log in a format or with content that satisfies the cache requirements. Due to the increasing creativity of geocaching this becomes the staging ground for new and unique challenges.

Letterbox Hybrid

A letterbox is another form of treasure hunting using clues instead of coordinates. In some cases, however, a letterbox has coordinates, and the owner has made it a letterbox and a geocache. To read more about letterboxing, visit the Letterboxing North America web site.

WherigoTM Cache

Wherigo is a toolset for creating and playing GPS-enabled adventures in the real world. By integrating a Wherigo experience, called a cartridge, with finding a cache, the geocaching hunt can be an even richer experience. Among other uses, Wherigo allows geocachers to interact with physical and virtual elements such as objects or characters while still finding a physical geocache container. A Wherigo-enabled GPS device is required to play a cartridge. Learn more at Wherigo.com.

Event Cache

Occasionally, local geocachers and geocaching organizations designate a time and location to meet and discuss geocaching. After the event the caches are archived.

Mega-Event Cache

A Mega-Event cache is similar to an Event Cache but it is much larger. In order to qualify as a Mega Event, the event cache must be attended by 500+ people. Typically, Mega Events are annual events and attract geocachers from all over the world.

Cache In Trash Out Event

Cache In Trash Out is an activity intimately tied to geocaching. While out there on a cache hunt, we collect litter along the trails and properly dispose of it. Cache In Trash Out Events are much larger clean-up events that involve and benefit the larger community.

Earthcache

An Earthcache is a special place that people can visit to learn about a unique geoscience feature or aspect of our Earth. Earthcaches include a set of educational notes and the details about where to find the location (latitude and longitude). Visitors to Earthcaches can see how our planet has been shaped by geological processes, how we manage the resources and how scientists gather evidence to learn about the Earth. For more information about Earthcaches, visit EarchCache.org.

GPS Adventures Maze Exhibit

An event exhibit cache represents geocaching participation at the GPS Adventures Maze Exhibit. The GPS Adventures Maze is a traveling educational exhibit designed to teach people of all ages about navigation, GPS technology and geocaching.

Mark Twain said

"There comes a time in every rightly constructed boy's life when he has a raging desire to go somewhere and dig for hidden treasure." Tom Sawyer

Geocaching DVD

Format: NTSC

Subtitles: English

Region: All Regions

Run Time: 27 minutes

GPS Devices

Things to look for when buying a GPS unit for geocaching

Basemap This is highly recommended. The additional cost is marginal, and the increase in the equipment's usefulness is substantial.

Channels Use a receiver with 12 parallel channels.

External antenna jack This allows the equipment to be mounted inside a vehicle. It is not always possible to obtain good satellite coverage through a front windshield. Even backpackers will benefit from the ability to safely store the receiver inside a pack with an antenna attached to backpack shoulder straps.

Memory This is used to load detailed topographic or street-level digital maps into the receiver. Topographic maps, or topo maps, use up a great deal of memory. Capacity should be at least 8 megabytes, or the receiver should include the ability to accept a memory card for as much memory as needed.

Power source Use a cigarette lighter power cable whenever possible. If you're only using batteries, make sure to carry spares and use a solar charger for extended field use.

Rocker keypad Using a receiver without a rocker keypad is like using a computer without a mouse.

Screen size For visual ease of operation, use a receiver with the largest screen that can be realistically carried. Screen size is measured diagonally. Color is great and helps define map features, although it does burn battery power.

Waterproof Sooner or later the gear will get submerged. Get gear that is at least water-resistant. Plastic bags and boxes also give the GPS device some extra protection.

GPS Units for Geocaching

The eTrex Venture HC is probably toward the minimum end of your better choices. However, it is also less expensive than the other recommended GPS units.

The Top Rated GPS Device

According to the experts and users alike at Geocaching.com this is the GPS device to have for geocaching. It has several features that allow it to work best for geocaching.

Including, but not limited to the following:

The unit has an accuracy of +/- 9 ft. In heavily wooded areas it still comes in at +/- 18 ft. Excellent for geocaching!

A High-Sensitivity GPS Receiver

Color-Handheld Mapping

Bright, Sunlight-Readable Color TFT Display

64 Mb Micro Secure Digital Card For Storage Of Optional Map Detail. This is a really, really good thing to have for geocaching.

Fast Usb Connectivity Makes Loading Charts & Maps Quick & Easy

Things to Bring

GPS

Pack

Water

First Aid Kit

Flashlight

A map

Compass

Etc..

A good pack

You will need a good pack bag to carry your gear.

Things to put in the Geocache

For some kid friendly swag.

A good medical kit

It's always a good idea to bring along a small medical kit, just in case someone gets a cut or scrape.

A good book to read

This is a good book to read so you can reliably follow a compass and map, in case the GPS unit runs low on power.

A good map

You can't load these to your GPS, but you can print them off and load the waypoints to your GPS.

If not this, then make sure to bring a good map of the area, especially if you're traveling in unfamiliar country.

Just find one for your area.

A good compass

This one is a bit expensive, but pretty cool! You can find others that will work well, that are not so expensive.

Rothco 3H Cammenga G.I. Military Tritium Lensatic Compass
Rothco 3H Cammenga G.I. Military Tritium Lensatic Compass

This Cammenga Tritium Illuminated Military Lensatic Compass has been used by U.S. troops, foreign militaries, law enforcement, and special forces. A total of seven Tritium light sources provide readability in total darkness for 10 years without external power or the need to "recharge" using a flashlight.

 

Extras

Always good to have some wet-wipes on hand.

Local Geocaching Clubs and Groups - A state by state list of geocaching clubs and groups

It helps to have a local resource for events and to get started.

The format is{State} Name of Group. I will keep it sorted.

Tell us Your Best Geocaching Adventure! - Or any tips that you may have too

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Hi,

      My company sells a couple of cryptex devices that might be of interest to the geocaching community. They are called Puzzle Pod Cryptex and Vino Vault Cryptex. Both have been featured here on squidoo and can make the game really interesting with a prize or bottle of wine locked by a code word. They are available at www.puzzle-pod.com and www.vino-vault.com

      Happy geocaching.

      Cheers,

      Steve

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      We love geocaching! It's great exercise!

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      iijuan12 5 years ago from Florida

      We haven't tried it yet. Great lens!

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      NC Shepherd 5 years ago

      I didn't realize there were so many types of geocache activities. I shouldn't be surprised, though, because letterboxing also has all kinds of off-shoots.

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      floppypoppygift1 5 years ago

      This is so very rad. Great lens, cool subject! Well done.

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      Celticep 5 years ago

      My daughter and her family have just found out about this and are really enjoying the treasure hunts. Sounds like its quite addictive though! :)

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      Hagglecoins 5 years ago

      That is a great set of state links for geocaching. Thanks for sharing, espcially the 2 links for MN orgs.

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      JEMArtistry 5 years ago

      Great lens! I've always wanted to try this. This just might be the summer I do. I think it would be a lot of fun with my kids. Thank you for sharing all this information. :)

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      Scraps2treasures 5 years ago

      We love geocaching but have been disappointed lately with the amount of micro caches placed in our area. Larger caches with trinkets are a lot more fun for the kids.

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      sherridan 5 years ago

      Fab lens - excellent description of geocaching. Such a great way of giving purpose to a family stroll. Finding a cache is so rewarding!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Great lens! My family started Geocaching a few years back when my son was in Scouting and we love it!!! Now we take our foster sons out and they love it too! I used to use a GPS unit but my iPhone app is so much better. We just took a travel bug from the last cache we found and will be placing it in another township nearby to help move it along. Such a GREAT outdoor activity!

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      ladykida 5 years ago

      This sounds like a wonderful activity, we are going to have to try it out sometime! great lens!

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      DamienAustin 6 years ago

      Great article.

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      ngio64 6 years ago

      My family enjoys letterboxing because we do not have a gps. We geocached with friends and had a great time.

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      qtdesignz 6 years ago

      I have just started to do this activity, it was a blast. We went out for about 3 hours and found 3 caches. One was more fun than the next, and the last one was very interesting. I live on LBI, NJ (Long Beach Island), and I am trying to promote this as a place to come a Geocache. The history of the island is unraveled in some of the finds, and the excursions are very enjoyable and breath taking while walking the beaches on the ocean and bayside, not to mention the adventure if the hiden cach requires a kayak, scuba gear, or hip wader boots. I plan to have a welcoming night on a Friday in the near future to promote the fun, and let people know LBI is fun year round. Many things are open, and we look forward to seeing new faces in the off season when the chaos is low and the personal attention is high. Come to LBI and enjoy the finds and the history!

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      Hebenon76 6 years ago

      Nice lens! I do geocache, I came across this one while looking to make sure there was one on here. I use a simple etrex venture and my trio but was looking to make more use of my phone a there are aps for that. This a great way to take a simple yet fun walk in the woods and find anew place and great exercise fir you and bring your dog, the caches on Geocaching.com will tell you if they are dog friendly. Thanks for a great writeup! Be well!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Thanx for this informative lens. I look forward to getting involved with this kind of activity!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      This sounds like amazing fun for everyone!

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      Vicki Green 6 years ago from Wandering the Pacific Northwest USA

      I've never tried geocaching, but it sounds interesting to me. Lots of great information here for someone who is interesting in getting involved. Blessed by a SquidAngel and featured on my angel lens.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Very interesting idea of a treasure hunt, the kids are certainly going to love it.

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      puzzlerpaige 7 years ago

      I have always wanted to do this. The only handheld GPS device I have is my phone and I'm not sure it will be accuarte enough. But with this article I know feel like I know better what to expect.

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      seegreen 7 years ago

      I enjoy geocaching with my kids. We haven't been anywhere for a while, but I am eager to start again when the weather gets better here in Australia. Blessed by an Angel.

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      seegreen 7 years ago

      I enjoy geocaching with my kids. We haven't been anywhere for a while, but I am eager to start again when the weather gets better here in Australia. Blessed by an Angel.

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      nelabai 7 years ago

      thanks for the lens :) I also enjoy geocaching, it has to be great fun to play it with your family. In our country we play it by finding objects all around the city using cars.

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      happynutritionist 7 years ago

      my husband and I just started this last summer...we loved it...great page here full of lots of info, I did a little one called "Baby Boomer Geocaching". Haven't tried it in the winter yet, a lot of hunting earlier in the season...but maybe there's not excuse now not to:-) ~claudia

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      rubyandmahoney 7 years ago

      We tried geocaching a few years back. I really enjoyed it. I will have to see if I can get my other two to cooperate again. I love exploring and looking around but they just wanted to find the goods and became frustrated if it was too difficult. I need to find a geocaching buddy.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Geocoaching sounds like fun!

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      zautoseexer 8 years ago

      To walk trough the jungle, GPS is important to lead us.

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      sammyaddams lm 8 years ago

      I recently came across a website about geocaching, I had never heard of it before. Waiting for the weather to dry out so we can give it a go, I'm sure my kids will love it.

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      HorseAndPony LM 8 years ago

      My family loves Geocaching. We got involved when living in Pennsylvania. The day we heard about geocaching we wanted to participate. However, we did not have a hand held GPS. That did not stop us. We has so much fun without the GPS we decided to forever Geocach without one. We never leave the area until we find the cach. Sometimes it's a real challenge but it's so much fun.

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      RVBuyer 8 years ago

      Great lens! I have been wanting to try geocaching to my family and this lens really provides great info!

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      HenryE LM 8 years ago

      Kids love this type of thing! Great information, I'm going to give it a try :) My parents have a GPS system and I'm sure I could borrow it from them.

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      Stephen Carr 8 years ago from Corona, CA

      Sounds like a terrific family activity.

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      archetekt lm 8 years ago

      We've been wanting to try geocaching for a while, this lens is great inspiration to get started this summer!

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      RobinForlongePa 8 years ago

      OK, well done.

      You wouldn't need to "keep it sorted" if you were using a site that has categories with automatic sorting. Try Wikia - http://www.wikia.com/wiki/Geocaching - if Norwegians can have a geocaching wiki in their language, why not you in our language?

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      3dMooNMaN 8 years ago

      This is very interesting ! I heard about this around a year ago and could not figure out what the person wanted me to do. But now I have a place to read all about it. Thank you very much ! 5 stras for sure !

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      seegreen 8 years ago

      I've been wanting to do this since I first heard about it in 2001. No GPS yet, but if if I don't get one for Christmas I'm off to buy it for myself. Great lens!

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      Deb Kingsbury 8 years ago from Flagstaff, Arizona

      Great lens! 5 *'s from me. As a Search & Rescue volunteer, I use geocaching to practice both my GPS and map & compass skills. It's also a great way to explore, sometimes--often--off the beaten path. I'm adding this lens to my lensroll on "Outdoor Adventure Goals."

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      Jamie2258 8 years ago

      Great lens! Geocaching sounds fun!

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      ShamanicShift 8 years ago

      Greetings!

      This is a new topic for me and your lens is an excellent introduction. I rated it a 5 of course. I clicked over when I saw it go by in my Twitter-stream.

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      sukkran trichy 8 years ago from Trichy/Tamil Nadu

      geocatching, really its new to me. learned from you. thks.

      sukkran

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      jpetals 9 years ago

      You just reminded me about what I wanted to ask my hubby for Christmas... no word of a lie. =) I love geo caching and can't wait to get my family started!! Great lens!

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      RuralRoute2 9 years ago

      Geocaching is a blast! It'll take you to those hidden places that you didn't know existed.

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      gbenton789 9 years ago

      I've always wanted to learn more about geocaching. Awesome lens and thank you for supporting my site too,The End of Suburbia.

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      hlkljgk 9 years ago from Western Mass

      Our family loves geocaching! Great lens!

      We're geokats on geocaching.com

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      Linda Hoxie 9 years ago from Idaho

      Thank you so much for your congrats for LOTD left on my Kootenay Lake, British Columbia lens, I really do appreciate you tri! :-)

      PS: Can you fit in my suitcase? LOL

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      your lenses are great mate! keep it up! 5*

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      Wendy Henderson 9 years ago from PA

      This is very cool. I bet it is so much fun! ~wendy

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      Angelina Howard 9 years ago

      Never heard of this! Cool. I want to do this. 5* for great topic and lens format.

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      Angelina Howard 9 years ago

      Never heard of this! Cool. I want to do this. 5* for great topic and lens format.

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      Angelina Howard 9 years ago

      Never heard of this! Cool. I want to do this. 5* for great topic and lens format.

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      Angelina Howard 9 years ago

      Never heard of this! Cool. I want to do this. 5* for great topic and lens format.

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      Environbee 9 years ago

      This is an incredible idea . I had never heard of Geocaching until now. Thankyou for your informative lens and great resource references.

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      Treasures By Brenda 9 years ago from Canada

      My 15-year old son LOVES geocaching. This past weekend he spent his Sunday teaching families at a local science festival how to geocache.

      Wonderful lens filled with great information and resources!

      Brenda

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      Paula Atwell 9 years ago from Cleveland, OH

      Really interesting idea. First time I have heard of it. Sounds fun.

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      Debbie 9 years ago from England

      I read about this ages ago, but not in so much detail. Sounds great fun! 5 roaming stars for you!

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      redpony30 9 years ago

      Great lens! Thank you. Reminded me how 20 yrs ago we did treasure hunting with clues. That was fun too :)

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      nightbear lm 9 years ago

      Actually something a family can enjoy together. Good clean family fun. Thanks

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      cappuccino136 9 years ago

      A great lens with so much information. It sounds like so much fun and a great adventure activity for families.

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      triathlontraini1 9 years ago

      Thank you!

      :)

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      VBright 9 years ago

      I found this to be fascinating. I had heard of it before but never really knew what it was! Now, I'd like to try it, it sounds like a lot of fun! I'm going to favorite it!

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      Jimmie Lanley 9 years ago from Memphis, TN, USA

      Wonderful topic -- getting kids and parents outdoors and playing together.

      I hereby bless this lens.

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      CCGAL 9 years ago

      Wow. This is a great lens about a really fun hobby! Thank you!!!

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      GregGiordano 9 years ago

      Great lens. I enjoy letterboxing as well.

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      CounselMom 9 years ago

      This looks like great fun!

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      June Parker 9 years ago from New York

      What a great hobby! I had never heard of this before, but it sounds like a lot of fun. You have certainly done a fabulous job explaining everything. 5* for a wonderful lens! I have lensrolled you to my Big Island of Hawaii lens and added you to my faves.

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      How cool is that!! When I saw the title to your lens, I thought of Geos, the rocks! This really does look like a great pastime :)

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      You have really piqued my interest about geo caching. I knew little about it before but this lense has opened the door for me. Some similarities to gold prospecting/treasure hunting, don't you think? (in a roundabout way!)

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 9 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      I had never heard of this. very interesting and sounds like great fun. Thanks for answering my traffic question in the forum. 5*

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      BethErickson 9 years ago

      Interesting! This is fun for a family to play this game. I want to try this. Love your lens! 5 stars for you!

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      TwoBrightHeads 9 years ago

      How very interesting. First time I hear of Geocaching. Thank you for this informative lens.

      5*

      big bright head

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      AntonioB 9 years ago

      I had never heard of geocaching! Thanks for creating this awesometastic lens!

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      Mickie Goad 9 years ago

      Nice lens! Makes me wish I had not sold my hand held GPS on eBay a few years ago.

      Also, thanks for visiting my tomato sandwich lens and leaving a comment. My treasured tomatoes are in my yard. I am a lucky duck.

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      potatoking 9 years ago

      5 stars for this. I saw a site about geocaching years ago and thought about doing it (but never did!)

      My friend gave me his old Mio 269 route finder gizmo and if I can work out how to enter coordinates, I guess I could use that? We shall see.

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      TheAlabamaRambler 9 years ago

      I would love to have your geocaching-related stories submitted to our online e-zine, The Online Geocacher, http://onlinegeocacher.com

      Any story that you would like to share will be appreciated by our readers.

      This is a free non-profit e-zine solely provided as a gift to those in the geocaching community who enjoy sharing their stories and reading those of others.

      You don't need to be a writer, just willing to write!

      I look forward to your submissions!

      Ed

      TheAlabamaRambler@gmail.com

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      MsMorrison 9 years ago

      wow, this is a unique family bonding. can be risky too. but very adventurous! great lens! 5 stars!

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      InspiredWritingResearch 9 years ago

      Great to see families having fun learning about the world together, like mine. Liked the opportunity to find out about treasure hunting in different regions.Faved and LRed.

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      richgerman 9 years ago

      this is full of fun sounds great, 5 stars!

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      Zarea 9 years ago

      Very cool...I have never heard of this before, but it sounds like a lot of fun!

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      MinnesotaMommy 9 years ago

      I have heard a lot about Geocaching, but didn't know how to get started. What a fun family activity, can't wait to give it a try.

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      casnider 9 years ago

      Love your pictures of family geocaching fun! Lensrolling your lens.

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      triathlontraini1 9 years ago

      It was Lens of the Day? Wow! Thanks everyone! :)

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      enslavedbyfaeries 9 years ago

      Did I miss your lens as LOTD? The last few days were Squidooless due to end of school activities with the kids but I'm sending a belated Congratulations your way! Rolled to my Best Party Game Ever (Digging for Buried Treasure) lens.

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      debsgreatfinds 9 years ago

      thanks this is the first time of hearing about Geocaching joined the Michigan one sounds fun.

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      heipet 9 years ago

      Congratulations triathlontraining on being Lens Of The Day! Thoroughly deserved. I am very proud this lens is part of the SUMMER Group!

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      anonymous 9 years ago

      Fascinating! 5*

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      hearthealth lm 9 years ago

      wow, has this been LOTD? your ranking says so. 5* and faved! reminds me of the mini-treasure hunts i would prepare for my friends when i was in Grade 4.

      Hope you could pass by my own GPS and car electronics lens sometime!

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      sherileigh75 9 years ago

      This is one of the coolest activities I've come across in a long time. It's amazing that you have so much information on something I'd never even heard of before..... Great job!

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      Linda Hoxie 9 years ago from Idaho

      Wow, I am so impressed with the amount of information you provided here on Geocaching! My favorite memories aren't even of the actual treasure hunt, but of the beauty of the environment where the geocaches are placed! Nothing like being in the outdoors, exploring nature, with the sunshine, wildlife, flora & fauna, and family to share it with! Great job, I'm going to lensroll yours to my All about Geocaching I think between all of our sites, people should be able to find the information they need!

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      triathlontraini1 9 years ago

      Wow! Thank you Jeffwend! :)

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      triathlontraini1 9 years ago

      Wow! Thank you Jeffwend! :)

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      Jeff Wendland 9 years ago from Kalamazoo, MI

      This sure does look like fun, squid angel blessings.

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      Barkely 9 years ago

      Interesting stuff, sounds fun! Thanks for adding this lens to the Fun For Kids group.

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      Dianne Loomos 9 years ago

      I've heard of it but never tried it. Sounds fun!

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      Tony Payne 9 years ago from Southampton, UK

      Never heard of it until a few days ago - I caught your article on Gather. Sounds just like the type of activity I would really enjoy. Nice detailed lens - great job.

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      beachbum_gabby 9 years ago

      wonderful lens! I love nature and adventure, it's my passion. 5*

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      EelKat13 9 years ago

      Never tried geocaching before... sounds fun! I love in the woods, so I'm pretty good at directions using nature, and thus don't have a satilight system or even a compass!

      Thank you for joining EK's Link Exchange group.

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      Robin S 9 years ago from USA

      Interesting topic and it sounds like fun. Nice work!

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      Evelyn Saenz 9 years ago from Royalton

      There is a new group being formed in Squidooville. It’s called A Walk in the Woods. Because you have done such a nice job with your lens Whitefoot the Wood Mouse is inviting you to join him in this new venture. The exposure that your lens gets by joining will boost your lens rank and add to the number of web pages linking to your lens. Come take A Walk in the Woods.

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      carrieokier 9 years ago

      Never heard of it before, but sounds fun! 5 stars!