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Equifan
05-04-2008, 06:15 PM
My new SporTrakColor unit arrived this past week and today
I made my first attempts. A total bust. I tried four different
cache areas (one twice) and drew a complete blank.

What's the best way to learn the ropes? Mark a spot and then
navigate to it to get familiar with the ins and outs of gps....find an
experienced Geocacher and tag along on a search..keep butin' the
old noggin against the wall?

Thanks!

Stan

AR-HICK
05-04-2008, 07:13 PM
If you cannot find another cacher to show you around try looking for the biggest container in the area. A Ammo Can or larger this one might be a good start.

http://www.geocaching.com/seek/cache_de ... bec60d737d (http://www.geocaching.com/seek/cache_details.aspx?guid=bf78aa1b-a270-4741-a232-4cbec60d737d)

That is the biggest cache I know of around Little Rock. I have not found it yet. Happy hunting.

SJClimber
05-04-2008, 08:22 PM
I live in LR. If you want to tag along one day, send a PM on the website and I'll get back to you. There are many caches I am familiar with and a number I have not found in the county. My initial GPS was a SporTrak, so I may be of some help.

BSA534
05-04-2008, 09:22 PM
A great one to look for in LR is GCZ21Z "SKIPPY-peanut butter playland" Its really easy and really big. Plus it smells great there!

Don't worry it gets easier with every find.

Equifan
05-05-2008, 07:58 AM
Thanks for the tips. I'll probably try those caches today.

Stan(aka Equifan)

Equifan
05-05-2008, 02:49 PM
I did manage to find this one and two more today. I still have questions about accuracy in general and the SporTrak in particular. Not sure I can make the gathering on the 31st but no doubt some face-face time with felow members would be a tremendous help.



If you cannot find another cacher to show you around try looking for the biggest container in the area. A Ammo Can or larger this one might be a good start.

http://www.geocaching.com/seek/cache_de ... bec60d737d (http://www.geocaching.com/seek/cache_details.aspx?guid=bf78aa1b-a270-4741-a232-4cbec60d737d)

That is the biggest cache I know of around Little Rock. I have not found it yet. Happy hunting.