Geocaching is a hobby that uses Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) systems. The sport is a worldwide treasure hunt and has many rewards for the participants. A cacher (anyone who participates in geocaching) hides a container in a park or other location, and then marks the coordinates with their GPS. Coordinates are basically a virtual grid paper that is laid across the earth, and describes any location on the planet. The placer of a cache then lists the cache on www.geocaching.com. There it can be seen by other cachers, who use their GPS to find the cache. We only have a few rules. 1)You must log your find (online and in the log) 2)If you take something, leave something 3)Respect the environment. Anti-Geocaching legislation is on the rise. South Carolina is trying to pass a law to prohibit geocaching from cemeteries and historical locations in that state. I, Robbie from Team Robrad, am a geocacher from Virginia. You might be asking, why I
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cheryl rosenbaum, United States7 years ago State: MI
Bryan Whalen, United States7 years ago State: NY
Steven R Semones, United States7 years ago State: VA
Comments: Geocaching is a great sport. Leads you to stop and smell the roses. Most 'cachers Cache in Trash out (CITO) Don't ban or restrict. I'm sure there are more important things legislators need to worry about than geocaching.
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