First and foremost geocaching is just plain fun to do. You are given a goal to go out into an area that is most likely unfamiliar and explore it. Many times in terrains we don't normally venture into. I mean how many times does the expression , " wow this one is in a swamp", come into a conversation? Then there is the exploration itself. We are not always comfortable with the areas we go into but that can also be a very powerful and fun aspect in of itself. We have to take that deep breath and just do it. Sometimes it is uneventful while others present opportunities of wonder we never would have experienced if it was not for geocaching.
Next bring on the hunt. Whether it is a park and grab or a difficulty five geocache you never know what exactly is involved with finding that cache until you go after it. Even the easy ones can demand logical thinking and "where the heck is it?" moments no matter how experienced you are. Then try to explain to a muggle the exhilaration that comes when you actually do find the geocache itself. After thousands of finds I have never uncovered a geocache and exclaimed, "oh, look there it is,
There really is not enough space on this blog's server to fully answer my thoughts of why do we go geocaching. What is great about this game, sport and obsession is that it is so vast in scope and has so many positive aspects to not only continue to grow in popularity but expand our imaginations. That alone will keep geocaching going for a very long time. What gets you to go out and go geocaching. I would love to hear from you!
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