Jump to content

Internet of Things Caches (LoRa)


Recommended Posts



I have been thinking of building a new puzzle multi cache using LoRaWAN and Internet of Things, has anyone done anything like this before / are there any things to take into consideration?


My idea is to hide push buttons / other sensors for the cachers to play with in IP rated boxes at waypoints along the way which reveal the next location when some condition is met (the button is pressed / the cache is oriented properly / the humidity has increased to a certain level because the cacher has breathed on the sensor etc...) When the cache has entered the correct state a web page the cacher loads on their phone will display the next location's coordinates.


Any thoughts?


Best Regards,



Link to post

To be precise, this idea could be a Lab Cache, like at a Mega-Event, but it cannot be part of an Adventure Lab.  Under the guidelines for Adventures, no physical objects can be placed in the environment.


As a geocache idea, this could work.  Note that the website providing the answer (coordinates) cannot require creation of an account or the provision of personal information.  The cache owner can work out the details with their Reviewer.

  • Helpful 1
Link to post

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Create New...