Modern Day Treasure Hunt
4:00 am
Tue July 9, 2013

Seeking and Finding - In The Woods

Geocaching is a growing phenomenon in the Northwoods and the rest of the world.  

Geocaching is a popular way to spend time outdoors.
Geocaching is a popular way to spend time outdoors.
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The hobby uses GPS technology to track down small treasures, often hidden in remote locations.  Geocachers take pride in finding hundreds, even thousands of so-called “caches”…but what exactly motivates these searchers?  Contributor Bill Wilkinson decided to find out more.