Looking for a fun activity to share with children young and old that combines adventure, exercise, high tech gadgets, the Internet, and old-fashioned backwoods know-how? Look no further than GeoCaching. Part hobby, part sport, GeoCaching is a worldwide, high tech treasure-hunting game. Using a GPS receiver (starting at less than $100), GeoCachers search for cleverly hidden caches (usually small containers containing little trinkets) placed on public property at specific latitude and longitude coordinates. Caches are listed on the Internet by ZIP code, and the Austin-area GeoCaching community has placed more than 1,500 caches. Take a trinket/leave a trinket while enjoying the search.
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