'Geocaching in the UK' by Terry Marsh

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AUTHOR: Terry Marsh


Everyone dreams of finding treasure, a crock of gold at the end of a rainbow. For those bitten by the geocaching bug, a different kind of treasure is all around, just waiting to be found. And there are accurate and detailed clues out there to help you find it.The fun lies in the challenge: deciphering clues, downloading co-ordinates, mastering your GPS device, and then setting off into the countryside in search of artfully-concealed caches.

Since it began in the year 2000, geocaching has become an international craze, adding a whole new dimension to exploring the outdoors, on your own, with friends and family or at the big events.This guide tells you all you need to know to get started - from understanding GPS devices, to finding caches, recording your discoveries and setting up your own caches.Every walk in the park and every day in the countryside leads past a geocache.

But beware, finding them can be addictive!


What's in a cache?
Other benefits of geocaching
1 The basics
2 GPS devices
3 Getting started
4 Selecting geocaches to find
5 Searching for a geocache
6 Discovering a geocache
7 Creating geocaches
8 Trackable items
9 Groundspeak and www.geocaching.com
10 Events, activities and more advanced stuff
Appendix A Understanding geo-speak
Appendix B The Geocacher's Code
Appendix C The National Country Codes
Appendix D Access to the Countryside: Walkers and the law
Appendix E Online Suppliers in the UK

Size: 21.6 x 13.8 x 0.9cm
Pages: 128