New Tool for Geocaching

TweetGarmin has just introduced the Chirp.  It is a small transmitter that can send details to compatible handhelds.   You can send hints, coordinates, all kinds of things.  The unit is very small making it easy to hide almost anywhere.  I was out with the BFL crew last night and Avernar had the chirp with […]

10 Questions with Owner of Adventure Guide

Tweet I have been meaning to publish this interview for some time.  Local cacher ElectroQTed has made a few presentations for Adventure Guide in Waterloo and was kind enough to get me an introduction with Mike Furey the current owner of the store.  Mike and I sat down and had a little chat about geocaching. […]

Garmin Colorado Usability Tips

TweetI’ve had my Garmin Colorado for almost a year now.  I’m finally getting the hang of the scroll wheel.  I’ve done a few trips on some power trails lately followed by writing online logs for the wrong cache.  My memory isn’t what it used to be so  I’m making a concerted effort to enter something […]

No Joy in Brute Force Caching

TweetA couple of times this summer I tried doing noseeum, a micro cache near Huntsville.  The cache is rated 5 as it is quite hard to find.  This cache is typically found via brute force.  You spend a few hours on your hands and knees looking for the cache.   This was okay the first time […]

BFL Countdown Begins

TweetThe 5th annual BFL Bootcamp event takes place on October 30th.  I’ve attended the previous three evenings, they are more than just the event.  This year will be the first year that I am placing  a cache for the event. I’m building my cache with Bakers Dozen.  We seem to have most of the physical […]