outdoor geocaching

Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity, in which the participants use a GPS receiver (or an exact map) to hide and seek containers, called „geocaches“ or „caches“, anywhere in the world.

A typical cache is a small waterproof container containing a logbook where the geocacher enters the date they found it and signs it with their established code name. After signing into the log, the cache must be placed back exactly where the person found it. Larger containers such as plastic storage containers (Tupperware or similar) or ammunition boxes can also contain items for trading, usually toys or trinkets of little value.

The find can be noted online at or via a smartphone app, and may be supplemented by pictures. So other people - especially the hider („owner“) - can follow the happenings around the geocache.

In the entire search and exchange process it is essential that third persons (called „muggles“) are not around or will not recognize the project so the cache is hidden uninitiated.

After some years of of dedicating myself to the lifting of randomly located caches on my hiking and walking trails and finding this increasingly exciting, I decided to hide my own caches:
- Littenbach-Schnecke

In addition, my following travel Bugs are currently available:
Swiss Rhana Bug

Here are some following pages for more information about this interesting hobby:
official, international geocaching portal
web platform for geocachers in Switzerland and Liechtenstein
Montem - The Ultimate Guide To Geocaching
- TRIPBUZZ geocaching guide
wikipedia entry to geocaching

To help owners following documents are available at the download section:
log book, size "mikro"
log book, size "nano"

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