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What is Geocaching?

July 12, 2010 by  
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Geocaching – The High-Tech Treasure Hunt Geocaching (pronounced geo-cashing) is a relatively new form of outdoor adventure that combines treasure hunting, hiking and navigation. The name is a combination of the prefix “geo,” short for geography, and “caching,” which means to hide something away. Geocaching relies on handheld GPS (Global Positioning System) devices and on […]

Compass vs GPS

June 2, 2010 by  
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    Which is Better – Compass or GPS? The compass is a simple but effective navigational tool that has been in use for centuries.  Countless explorers and adventurers have relied on the compass for directions.  Now it seems that new technology in the form of the GPS device is replacing this humble tool.  Millions […]

How to Prepare for a Backpacking Trip

April 20, 2010 by  
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Backpacking in the wilderness is an exciting adventure that everyone should experience at least once in their lifetime.  Spending time immersed in nature and surviving on only what you can carry on your back is exhilarating.  It can also bring a deep sense of inner calm and oneness with nature. To get the maximum benefit […]