Category Archives: Software

Quick and Dirty Update

I’ve hit over 85,000 Geocaching miles.  Suck it, Lotrat. Calipers pointed out I need to review GeoBuddy and compare it to GSAK.  Stay tuned. Somebody was musing about a North SD County meet and greet.  Let’s get it on, folks. … Continue reading

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Free GSAK Key For the Taking

This is GSAK, or Geocaching Swiss Army Knife.  I’ve written about GSAK before, both here and here. A good handful of you thieving pirates have found this blog by way of Google searches for “GSAK Key”, “GSAK Crack” and a … Continue reading

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GPSFileDepot – Like Unexpected Presents in the Mail

GPSFileDepot – Custom Maps, Ximage hosting, tutorials, articles and more for your GPSr. Am I the last guy on earth to discover this gem of the intarwebs?  Folks, I just downloaded and installed the entire 900MB California Topo map to … Continue reading

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How To Guide on HTML for Cache Pages

I stumbled across Nozen’s Geocaching HTML cheatsheet and it looks pretty good.  Cleaning up the HTML seems to be the most difficult part in writing up a new cache hide.  This should help!

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How to Use GSAK

I am getting traffic from a number of queries around “How to use GSAK”, or Geocaching Swiss Army Knife.  I have talked about the power of GSAK before.  It’s a great package, even though it’s not one of the regulars … Continue reading

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Interview With Marko Ramius: The Reviewer (part 2)

The Setup In the first article on Re-Introducing the 3rd Player: The Reviewer I just covered a few basics. This time around I have a bona-fide Reviewer who was kind enough to indulge me a few questions on your behalf. … Continue reading

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New Geocaching.Com GPS Reviews Feature

Have you noticed the “GPS” profile data feature on Geocaching.com lately?  This is a bit of a sneaky back door for a feature I have been clamoring about for ages: Proper GPS reviews by the people who use them I … Continue reading

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Planning for a “Crush” Event – Part 3

Part 3: All About the Pocket Query In Part 0 we established the Crush event as something you should not treat lightly.  In Part 1 you have established your basic organization and planning structure, while in Part 2 you made official decisions … Continue reading

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How’d You Do That: Printed Routes Episode

A primer on setting up a Geocaching route using Garmin’s Mapsource software. Continue reading

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Sharing the Love With GSAK

I’m not a big GSAK user (Geocaching Swiss Army Knife).  That probably makes me a GSAK bigot, but I am here to change all that. Many people who use GSAK are familiar with its ability to rapidly review cache lists, … Continue reading

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