Geocaching For Dummies

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Wiley, Sep 3, 2004 - Sports & Recreation - 240 pages
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Find a high-tech hobby in the great outdoors!

Dig into this fast-growing detective sport that's fun for all ages

Once you get your coordinates, your GPS receiver, maps, compass, and this book, you're ready for adventure! Seek out containers of goodies hidden around the world by other geocachers, hide a cache of your own, see new places, and get a little exercise to boot. Here's where to start!

The Dummies Way
* Explanations in plain English
* "Get in, get out" information
* Icons and other navigational aids
* Tear-out cheat sheet
* Top ten lists
* A dash of humor and fun


Discover how to:
* Choose and use a GPS receiver
* Find and download coordinates
* Pack the right gear
* Share experiences with the geocaching community
* Search for benchmarks
* Use geocaching as a teaching tool

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Contents

Introduction
1
Advanced Geocaching 161
4
Getting Ready to Geocache
7
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Joel McNamara is a technology consultant, author, adventure racer, and veteran geocacher. He’s experienced in search-and-rescue and disaster response operations.

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