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Old 24th July 2008, 07:07 PM
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Well, I guess I'll kick this section off then.

I discovered Geocaching about a year ago and was hooked right from the start :D

I guess what I like about it is the feel of "the hunt" and that it can take you to areas that you thought did not exist.

I like bushwalking, so I try to do those that take me to parks and the like.

I use my PDA with Oziexplorer with maps that I downloaded from GPSAustralia with a bluetooth GPSr, it works for me.

I have not released any caches yet, but have a few planned.

I guy that works with me got me into it. He's been geocaching for the better part of 7 years, pretty much right from the start. As it turns out, the 3rd cache released into Australia is located within Lane Cove NP (3 minutes from my house), albeit, nowdays it is a virtual cache. You can only get within 5m or so of where it once lived.
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Old 25th July 2008, 08:58 AM
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Mmmm, sounds like something I might just have to investgate a little further.

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Old 25th July 2008, 10:45 AM
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Let me know when you do. Just to let you know, there is a geocache in the NP opposite your house
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Hi fellas,

I'm developing an interest in this as well having just bought a GARMIN Summit off Nicko at GPSAustralia .....i want to put it work!!

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Old 26th July 2008, 02:22 AM
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Did he (nicko) tell you about the GPSAustralia stickers?

If you want some, I'm selling them
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Did he (nicko) tell you about the GPSAustralia stickers?

If you want some, I'm selling them
how about some ORS.com stickers? i'd have one
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oh yeah! if anyone is interested in a day trip geocaching to the mountains or somewhere give me a shout. would love a day trip. even geokid friendly ones
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how about some ORS.com stickers? i'd have one
Me also

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I am a member of GPS Australia and also geocache.com. Using my nokia 6110 Navigator with the free Trimble Geocache software on it. It works a treat.
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Just saw this thread. I've been going Geocaching with my kids for the last year or so thanks to the seed planted by an ex work colleague. The young ones (4,5 and 11 year olds) enjoy heading out to find the "treasure" and take their own little things every time to swap with whatever's in the cache.

I haven't kept up-to-date with registering my finds online but we always leave a note.

As it stands, I'm looking to head to Mt Walker in the near future (as soon as my Patrol gets it's front bar) and there's a cache there I'm heading for. :-)
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