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 […]

What is a Good Geocaching Hint?

TweetI’ve done a bit of geocaching lately on what are normally considered easier caches.  These are caches rated somewhere between 1/1 and 2/2.   I’ve noticed on these kinds of caches that many cache owners don’t feel a hint is needed.    I don’t know if that is every the case.   The most frequent […]

Need Better Hints

TweetEvery geocache has the option of including hints.  Some caches are so easy that a hint is kind of pointless.  That is until the cache goes missing.  Maybe it is muggled or maybe it is covered in snow.  In either case spending 30-60 minutes looking for a cache that isn’t there is frustrating. I am probably guilty […]

How Much of a Hint

TweetHow much of a hint is too much?  I think that all depends on the person that needs the hint. I was out with a group of eight to do some night caching .  This wasn’t just caching at night this was attempting to find geocaches that have been designed to be found at night. […]