Geocaching Etiquette + Magellan eXplorist GC GPS Giveaway

Geocaching Etiquette

Geocaching is the 21st century treasure hunt that kids and families can enjoy together. While this is a family sport to help create true outdoor adventures, it is best to know the ways of the land before hand. The following 5 simple Geocaching Etiquette rules will help ease you into an extraordinary caching undertaking.

1. Research – It is very important to do your reading on how the game is played before you begin. Many take geocaching very seriously and you do not want to step on toes right out of the game. A grand place to start your adventure is at {psss: basic membership is free}

2. Sign the logbook – Feel free to use a signature alas, mark or even your real name. This will help keep track of where you have been been and is seriously cool to see how many have visited before and after you.

3. Original placement – It is very important that you replace the hidden geocache in it’s original home. After all this is how we find them in the first place

4. Never take more than you give – Some people actively participate in the swap. This is where you take something from the geocache and leave something in it’s place. Make sure what you leave carries the same or greater value than the item you are trading for.

5. Obey local laws at all time – Do not place anything in the cache that could be considered dangerous or anything that requires an age to purchase. Examples: Ammo, knives, alcohol {you get the idea}.

Magellan eXplorist GC

The eXplorist GC offers a Premium Geocaching Experience

The Magellan eXplorist GC GPS provides a user-friendly experience that helps a novice geocacher discover the world of high-tech treasure hunting, and sophisticated features to give an experienced seeker an advantage in the field. The lightweight outdoor handheld GPS, with a 2.2-inch color daylight-readable screen, is pre-loaded with 999 of the most popular geocaches in the world, and is capable of holding 10,000 downloaded geocaches. For the first time, users can customize their eXplorist GC GPS with National Geographic TOPO! maps or DigitalGlobe satellite imagery. Magellan has also enhanced the eXplorist GC main screen with a new, easy-to-use menu of features to give users an intuitive presentation of options for navigating through geocaches, waypoints, maps and other tools.

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One lucky winner will receive a Magellan eXplorist GC GPS!

Giveaway ends May 13th at 11:59pm, open to US and Canadian residents, ages 18+. To enter please use the Rafflecopter form below. Good luck.

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