What do people put in geocaching boxes?
There are just a few essentials you’ll want to bring along on your geocaching adventures. A pencil for taking notes and signing the log when you find the box, your phone or other device for GPS tracking, and inexpensive treasures to leave in the box are really all you need.
What are the three main rules of geocaching?
The rules for geocaching are very simple:
- Take something from the cache.
- Leave something in the cache.
- Write about it in the logbook.
How do you do a mystery cache?
Some helpful tips to get started:
- Start with Mystery/Puzzle Caches with low difficulty ratings.
- Solve puzzles based on something you’re familiar with.
- Find a partner who is good at things you struggle with.
- Use a PC or laptop rather than your phone.
- Google and other search engines are your friend.
What is a multi-cache?
What is a Multi-Cache? Multi-Caches involve two or more locations. The physical container is not at the listed coordinates; instead, you will have to visit multiple locations to learn the coordinates of the final cache.
How do you fix a multi-cache?
Stages of a Multi-Cache
- Find a container or object that provides coordinates.
- Use a given formula to convert information to coordinates or clues.
- Count objects at the location.
- Solve a simple math equation.
- Solve a simple cipher (example: A=1, B=2).
- Answer multiple choice questions about something at the location.
What does TFTH mean in geocaching?
Thanks For The Hide
This how you say “thank you” to the cache owner for creating and placing the geocache. TFTH. “Thanks For The Hide”.
What should you not put in a geocache?
Explosives, fireworks, ammunition, lighters, knives (including pocket knives and multi-tools), drugs, alcohol and any illicit material should not be placed in a cache. If someone other than you places an inappropriate item in a cache that you own and this is reported, the cache may be temporarily disabled.
What does SL mean in geocaching?
TN, LN, and SL (Took Nothing, Left Nothing, and Signed Log) are often combined together in various ways to indicate that a Geocacher signed the log, neither dropping nor grabbing anything from the cache.
What does TFTF mean in geocaching?
TFTF. Thanks for the Find (geocaching)
How do you find coordinates in Geocaching?
View actual coordinates in the Geocaching® app: 1. Select Waypoints from the cache details page….Entering solved coordinates in the Geocaching® app for Mystery Caches:
- Choose a Mystery cache and tap Start.
- Select Enter Solved Coordinates.
- Input new coordinates and save.
What is the name of Geocaching’s official mascot?
This is Signal the Frog, the official Geocaching mascot.
What are the different types of geocaching puzzles?
Stake in the Grass (?? ), Sweepstakes (logic puzzle), Don’t Be Blue (color puzzle), A Protracted Puzzle (protractor problem), and Golfers Like to Cache Too (golf puzzle). Puzzle caches, also called Mystery Caches, may be the greatest challenge and the most fun of geocaching.
What are the best tools for geocaching?
Tools 1 Earth Point – Convert coordinates and calculate position 2 PlanetCalc – Online calculators 3 Boulter’s Geocaching Quick Search – A multi-functional search for Geocaching.com 4 More Words – Find words for crosswords, codewords, Scrabble®, Upwords, Words with Friends and other word games and puzzles 5 Number Empire – Math tools
What is a puzzle cache?
Puzzle caches, also called Mystery Caches, may be the greatest challenge and the most fun of geocaching. A puzzle cache might require you to solve a logic puzzle: Sudoku, word search, or number or word puzzle.
How do I get Started with puzzle caching?
Site puzzles are a great way to get started with puzzle caching. Trivia puzzles are those puzzles where the numbers are represented by objects, lists, sports teams, presidents, dates, and any other kind of trivia you can think of. We found one puzzle cache based on the history of Pickles.