It’s that time of year again. Time for my annual trip to Flagstaff to check on the geocaches I placed there.
Some new geocachers get started, get a few finds under their belt and then decide to HIDE a geocache without ever realizing that there is on-going work associated with it.
Geocaching.com simply says:
- Owner is responsible for geocache page upkeep.
- Owner is responsible for visits to the physical location.
But what does that MEAN? That means that as the cache placer you need to be ready to go check on your cache if you get notes saying that it needs maintenance. Notes might be that the log is wet or full. Or the cache seemed to be either too hard to too easy to located.
Arizona BLM Wants You To ASK for Permission To Place A Geocache
Geocaching always has a mixed reputation in the news and on public lands. Arizona’s BLM takes it one step further by saying:
Geocaching may become a management concern for BLM if it jeopardizes public health and safety, causes environmental damage, or conflicts with other authorized uses.
At the moment, caches are permitted on lands in Arizona managed by the BLM. The BLM requests that these four rules be observed:
8 years ago • advice • Tags: placing a cache