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Letterboxing is very much the precursor to geocaching, although it's available in relatively limited places compared to the former. Dartmoor is where it was invented, and is thus the most popular place - you can easily find some boxes just by looking under "suspicious" rocks. I believe it's also available elsewhere in some areas in the US, though I'm not ...
That would make you a 'naked geocacher'; a player who searches for geocaches by using a map, not a GPS. It's not uncommon, though it is a minority section of the international geocaching community. I cached naked for my first 40 hides, using maps and satellite images from Google Earth - it generally requires more preparation and a longer search at GZ but I ...
I have not done any geocaching but as I understand it, you get the coordinates of the cache and then you go find it with a GPS. Well, you don't need to use the GPS if you don't want to. If you know the coordinates, you can search for it with a map and compass. It will just be harder.
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