As geocachers, we spend our fair share of time out in the wild, hiking. And sometime during our adventures we’re sure to run into one of the great sticker-plants: a cactus! In researching this article, I’ve heard that there are wild cacti in all the contiguous states except Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.
Glad to know that us desert dwellers don’t enjoy a monopoly in these mild forms of torture!
(Hey you Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont people: is it true? Are there REALLY no wild cacti there?)
So I wanted to share with you two tested and proven ways of removing cactus spines.