Take part in the real-world global treasure hunt.
Using GPS, you will be searching the hills and valleys of the beautiful Muckle Toon,
logging your finds and drinking in the views.
“Geocaching” is the worldwide outdoor GPS treasure hunt in which participants follow coordinates to find hidden “caches” anywhere in the world.
A typical cache is a small waterproof container containing a logbook as well as other personal or sentimental items other Geocachers have chosen to share.
The rules are simple: Find the Cache, Record your find in the logbook, return the cache to its original position and head off to find some more.
If you chose to “trade” something from the cache you must remove the small item you wish to keep and replace it with another similarly small item.
The only necessities are a GPS device or a GPS-enabled mobile phone so that you can navigate to the cache, and a Free Geocache.com Basic Membership
At its simplest level, geocaching requires these 8 steps: