GPS RECEIVERS are user-friendly, handheld navigation tools. Garmin International's eTrex Legend (left) and Magellan's SporTrak Color (right) can plot your journey and list the restaurants, hotels and attractions along the route. Image: Courtesy of GARMIN LIMITED (eTrex GPS); Courtesy of THALES NAVIGATION (Magellan GPS)
Congratulations! You've found it! Intentionally or not! What is this hidden container sitting here for? What the heck is this thing doing here with all these things in it?
Standing on a hillside in Lake George, N.Y., I pored over the letter left in a Tupperware container that I'd found just moments before on a rock shelf. The note explained the somewhat mischievous rules of a new high-tech sport called geocaching (pronounced "geocashing"). Flush with excitement, I read on:
This article was originally published with the title A Walk in the Woods.