Geocaching is a worldwide adventure sport which utilizes GPS devices to hide and seek hidden containers called geocaches. (Learn more about geocaching) To get started geocaching, all you need is a GPS receiver and a geocache location. (Learn more about getting started) You can find a nearby geocache location at geocaching.com by entering an address or town into the search box.
The Manitoba Geocaching Association (MBGA) strives to advance the sport of geocaching through social activities, public education and promotion of geocaching. (Learn more about the MBGA).
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- Winnipeg: Journey Through Time (Zoo Event)Sat Oct 29 9:30am (35 days)
Location: Pembina Village Restaurant (N49 52.250 W97 08.668)
Meeting called to order at 19:20 CST.
Board members present: Dani (dani_carriere), Tim (TurdleEggs), Peter (Peter & Gloria), Steven (ertyu), Sandra (junglehair), Jacques (OHMIC), and Paula (MHz).
Board members not present: Tobey (3T's&aG), Nick (bevro), Ray (slippery_1), Richard (KiteKacher), and Sean (Dragonfreys).
Prior to the AGM is an MEC Club Shopping Night from 5:00 to 7:00pm. Please register with the MBGA to receive your one-time discount card for 10% off in store inventory. MEC is a co-operative and membership is required to make purchases, the lifetime membership is $5.
Highlights of this year's AGM will include the adoption of the MBGA's Official Bylaws and the Treasurer's Report as well as our yearly elections for the MBGA Board of Directors.
Director Nominations recieved:
Dani (dani_carriere) - Paula (MHz) - Peter (Peter and Gloria) - Sandra (junglehair) - Jacques (OHMIC) - Tim (TurdleEggs) - Steven (ertyu) - Georgia (GG56) - Jeff (HoggerJeff & the Piglets) - Ray (slippery_1) - Carmène (Géocacheurs Tourisme Riel)
Thanks to all the hiders of 41 great "SNOW" caches that kept us out
enjoying experiencing the winter.
With the help of OHMIC, Georgia (GG56), Bob Brown (BBrown94) and MuStash, Det. Cam Mealeon was able to determine that TurdleEggs had killed Gnathan the Gnome in Zone 2 with an Ice-caked boot. Thanks to everyone that participated, it was lots of fun.
Dwarf (Skaven) & The Giant
- When did you start Geocaching?
- How did you find out about Geocaching?
I first found out about geocaching from the Garmin website after having occasion to use a GPSr for a work project. I first used a handheld GPSr when I was responding to an airplane crash. As the leader of the hazardous material team and the environment officer, I had to map out the debris field for salvage operations and environmental remediation.