Geocaching Advanced

Recreation

Requirements

  • Have Basic Geocaching Honor
  • Briefly describe the origin of the global positioning satellites? What is their history – when and how did they get there? By whom?
  • Define latitude, longitude. What is meant by degrees, minutes, seconds?
  • Complete two or more of the following:
    • Establish and maintain a new geocache in your area for at least 6-months.
    • Send out and follow a TB (travel bug) for 6 months.
    • Find 2 travel bugs and follow for 6 months
    • Participate in a geocache meeting or event in your area (attend).
  • What are the laws/rules/guidelines for placing caches in the following locations?
    • State Parks National Park Service
    • Roads and Railroad Right-of-Ways
    • Placing caches while traveling
    • Wilderness Areas in National Forest Areas
    • USDA Forest Service
  • Find and record at least 18 geocaches; include:
    • Traditional cache with 3-star difficulty
    • One Multi-level
    • One virtual
    • One micro


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