Treasure Hunter: The essential gear for geocaching

Treasure and discovery await. All you need is an "X-marks-the-spot" set of coordinates, a GPS receiver, a map to find it, and a love of exploring new places. Geocaching marries 21st-century technology with outdoor adventure in a fun, goal-oriented activity that offers an excellent opportunity to engage today's über-connected, teched-out youth in the outdoors...

This column originally appeared in the August online edition of AMC Outdoors. You can read the full story here.

 “Equipped” is an AMC Outdoors blog, written by Matt Heid.

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