Meet fellow geocachers and learn all about Finding Caches from experienced geocachers on Thursday, September 29, beginning at 6:45 p.m., at the BP Energy Center, 900 E. Benson Blvd. (Click for map.)
Tonight's speaker is NorthWes, who will be delivering this fast-paced cache finding presentation from the Anchorage site.
Some of the topics to be discussed at this EduVent include:
- Getting to Ground Zero (GZ)
- Sizing up the Hide Area
- The GZ Circle of Accuracy
- Why you should Read the Cache Listing
- Hints and Past Logs
- Alternate Coordinates
- What if you Can't Find It?
- Logging your Find
- Tools of the Trade
- Caching Pack Inventory
This event is a live link via WebEx of event sites in Anchorage, Soldotna, Valdez and Cordova.
Please post a "Will Attend" log on this event page to stay appraised of the final details. If we need to make any announcements about this event, all registered attendees will automatically receive an email copy of those announcements via the email you have registered with your Geocaching.com account. Adding a "Will Attend" log to this page will also assure enough hard copy handouts are printed for the event participants.
Please arrive on time so upfront administrative details can be handled and announcements made, allowing the course content to start precisely at 7:00 p.m. (or 1900hrs if you prefer). Also, please bring your favorite nonalcoholic beverage and favorite dessert to share with your fellow cachers.
There will be a free-will offering cache container at the event to help defray the costs of hosting these FUNdamentals events if you would like to make a donation. The GeAK Store will be available onsite immediately before and after the presentation. You may purchase items from our line of GxProxy gear as well as official GroundSpeak merchandise. The brand new GeocacheAlaska! Jade Geocoins will also be available along with the new GeAK PathTag which has just been printed in limited quantity.
If you would like to host future presentations like this one elsewhere in Alaska, please contact Education Committee Chair & GeAK WebMaster, SSO JOAT.