"When you go to hide a cache, think of the reason you are bringing people to that spot.
If the only reason is for the cache, then find a better spot."
.... Briansnat


Sunday, June 26, 2011

Garmin Oregon Dies Again....

One week before GeoWoodstock, the Garmin Oregon has tanked again. The unit managed about 500 finds before it died this time. The first time it died during a firmware update. This time it won't start with the Garmin start screen blinking on and off. This $400+ piece of junk has broken twice in about 1,000 finds and is a sad showing for the company that was for so long the premier handheld gps for geocachers. Maybe if Garmin stopped spending resources on an outdated, retro geocaching platform to compete with Geocaching.com, they could spend resources fixing the nagging problems with their latest handheld platform. I will be purchasing a different brand this weekend. Garmin should hang its head for chasing a nine-year customer to a different brand.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Bang, Bang! Snip, Snip!

If you're attending GeoWoodstock, you'll notice a cache in the area called Bang, Bang! Snip, Snip! It seemed completely appropriate for a barber shop/outdoor store. The photo below from outside the business says it all. Please note, this place is the social hot spot of Youngsville on Saturday mornings.

We hope to see you at GeoWoodstock.

Friday, June 17, 2011

Find Me... the Movie

This movie with a geocaching twist came and went a while ago, but we were out caching recently and found a cache with a log book from the movie. Old timers (like me) will remember when matchbooks were shaped like this Hmmm... maybe they still are. I don't get out much anymore. It was an interesting log book.