Geocaching in the UK

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9781852847395
Published
19 Sep 2014
Edition
Second
Pages
144
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21.6 x 13.8 x 0.9cm
Weight
250g

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A UK-oriented guide to geocaching, an accessible, fun and family-friendly outdoor activity that is rapidly growing in popularity. Primarily an introduction for newcomers, but also offering advice for veterans, the step-by-step guide explains all the equipment needed as well as how to identify, find and create your own geocaches.

Seasons Seasons
all year round
Availability
Published
ISBN
9781852847395
Published
19 Sep 2014
Edition
Second
Pages
144
Size
21.6 x 13.8 x 0.9cm
Weight
250g
  • Overview

    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!

  • Contents

    Introduction
    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    More advanced stuff
    10    Events, activities and even more advanced stuff
    Appendix A    Understanding geo-speak
    Appendix B    The national country codes
    Appendix C    Access to the countryside: walkers and the law
    Appendix D    Online suppliers in the UK

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Terry Marsh

Dr Terry Marsh is a Lancashire-based award-winning writer and photographer who specialises in the outdoors, the countryside, walking and travel worldwide. He has been writing books since the mid-1980s, and is the author of over 100 titles.
Terry holds a PhD in Historical Geography and a Master of Arts degree (with Distinction) in Lake District Studies, is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS) and the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (FSA Scot), a member of the National Union of Journalists, and an Honorary Life Member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild.

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