Geocacher Finds Rare Artifact

Geocacher Finds Rare Artifact

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Dave Kurr, a resident of Scottsdale Arizona, was geocaching near the Pine Mountain Wilderness Area, in the Prescott National Forest, when he found a rare native American artifact. Kurr left the artifact in place, untouched, noted the GPS coordinates, and reported the find to Kelley Ann Hays-Gilpin, an expert on Northern Arizona pottery who teaches... [Read more]

Newest & Most Popular Geocoins

Newest & Most Popular Geocoins

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Almost universally, everyone's favorite part of geocaching is finding a new or rare geocoin.  Some of the most popular geocoins are designed and minted by individuals.  Some of the more popular designs are created by Helen and Chris Edley from Landsharkz. They are based in Victoria, British Columbia on the west coast of Canada. Another popular geocoin,... [Read more]

Intelligent Geocaching – Use Common Sense

Intelligent Geocaching – Use Common Sense

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One would think that someone smart enough to use a computer, the internet and a GPS to searched for geocaches, would also be smart enough to avoid causing a bomb scare. The recent rash of bomb scares that turned out to be geocache containers, is a serious blow to the geocaching hobby. These reports not only give the wrong impression about geocaching,... [Read more]

Purchasing Your First GPS

Purchasing Your First GPS

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Garmin Oregon 550t GPS Checklist When choosing a GPS to use for Geocaching, it's important to find the right unit for your needs. There are so many different choices available, it can be difficult to choose the right GPS. Here are the basics to keep in mind: 1. Portability Any GPS can be used for geocaching, but a portable hand-held GPS is almost a... [Read more]