Tag: geocaching 101

Nov 04

Earthcache – Geocaching 101 – Geo Jedi Training

An Earthcache is a special type of cache which does not have a container or logbook. The intention of these caches are to take you to a geologically significant or unique location and show and teach you about Earth Science. Earthcaches require that you answer a few questions regarding the location and optionally take a …

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Jul 05

Mystery or Puzzle Geocache – Geocaching 101 – Geo Jedi Training

A Mystery or Puzzle geocache is a type of cache that gives the cache owner a lot of latitude on how and where the cache is hidden. This is considered the “CATCH ALL” category of geocaches. In most cases the cache IS NOT hidden at the listed coordinates and the container itself could be many …

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Jun 25

Multi-Cache – Geocaching 101 – Geo Jedi Training

A Multi-Cache is a geocache that requires the seeker to visit at least two or more stages to obtain coordinates or clues before the final geocache stage can be located. There is no limit to the number of stages a Multi-Cache can have. Like a Tradition Cache, a Multi-Cache must have a physical container and …

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May 27

Geocache Sizes – Geocaching 101 – Geo Jedi Training

Photo by CacheMania and used under the Creative Commons license. There are FIVE basic sizes geocaches can be listed as: 1. Micro – A micro size geocache is only large enough to fit a small logbook and maybe a small pencil in the cache container. Typical containers of this size are 35 MM film canisters, …

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May 21

Traditional Cache – Geocaching 101 – Geo Jedi Training

A traditional cache is one where the coordinates provided on the website you obtained them from lead you directly to the cache. There are normally no other stages or requirements to log the cache other then finding the container and signing the logbook. However, as with almost all other cache types, arriving at the listed …

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