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10 mistakes to avoid while geocaching

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On 2/26/2019 at 7:44 PM, barefootjeff said:

I couldn't let this slip by without comment, could I? From my 971 finds to date, I've only put something on my feet twice and both those involved oyster shells. The rest of my finds, DNFs and hides were all done barefoot. Anyway, what's wrong with a bit of mud? And in bare feet I'm much more sure-footed when navigating steep and slippery.

 

 

I think a better rule would be to make sure your feet are comfortable and sturdy, regardless of what is (or is not) on them.  For some, that is sturdy shoes.  For me, it's flip flops!  I hold my footing MUCH better in flip flops than in bulkier shoes.  People are built differently and have different walking experiences, so one person's $600 hiking boots might be another person's stumbles.

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On 4/30/2019 at 10:17 AM, RocTheCacheBox said:

11  - DO NOT replace a cache you think is missing without first notifying the CO and getting permission.

 

This one should be in the top three.  Throwdowns are my pet peeve!

 

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10 hours ago, Ageleni said:

 

I think a better rule would be to make sure your feet are comfortable and sturdy, regardless of what is (or is not) on them.  For some, that is sturdy shoes.  For me, it's flip flops!  I hold my footing MUCH better in flip flops than in bulkier shoes.  People are built differently and have different walking experiences, so one person's $600 hiking boots might be another person's stumbles.

I have done quite a few tours of middle eastern archeological/historical sites and my footwear of choice is sandals, never a problem. I wonder what the locals were wearing 3,000 years ago?:unsure:

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12 hours ago, Ageleni said:

 

I think a better rule would be to make sure your feet are comfortable and sturdy, regardless of what is (or is not) on them.  For some, that is sturdy shoes.  For me, it's flip flops!  I hold my footing MUCH better in flip flops than in bulkier shoes.  People are built differently and have different walking experiences, so one person's $600 hiking boots might be another person's stumbles.

 

I have an impaired sense of balance due to Meniere's disease so I think being able to directly feel the ground through my soles helps compensate for that, but ever since I was a little kid I've always preferred to walk barefoot everywhere. I feel awkward and clumsy if I have to put any footwear on.

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