From:
"Mike Teague" <kvuo@earthlink.net>
Sent: 6/16/2001 7:03:13 PM
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Re: [gpsstash] Approach Codes, Enjoy!!


More common sense! Finally!


Except I say, if a new trail gets created, so much the better! There aren't
enough trails in the national forests I trek thru anyhow...



Mike Teague -- http://home.earthlink.net/~kvuo/



----- Original Message -----
From: "gary"
To:
Sent: Saturday, June 16, 2001 4:40 PM
Subject: RE: [gpsstash] Approach Codes, Enjoy!!


> And if you have to s*** it the woods, you never bushwhack a bit off the
> trail to get some privacy. Nope, that would be environmental damage. In
> fact, whizzing in the woods is an acid spill of sorts. Yeah, better to
hold
> it. In fact, never leave the house. Better yet, just off yourself and stop
> consuming air, water, creating pollution, etc. Oh, if only I were never
> born, then I wouldn't pollute.
>
> Get a grip on it people. Grass grows back. Diablo (the Ape GPS site) has
> cattle grazing on it. Yeah, no grass getting damaged there. Bare dirt,
> unless rutted, doesn't erode significantly. The rain comes along, people
> stop hiking, and the grass grows back.
>
> If a new trail is created, then retire the cache. Simple solution. No new
> game needs to be invented.
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Dave Ulmer [mailto:daveulmer@ccwebster.net]
> > Sent: Saturday, June 16, 2001 3:17 PM
> > To: gpsstash@yahoogroups.com
> > Subject: Re: [gpsstash] Approach Codes, Enjoy!!
> >
> >
> >
> > Well, I only know from the five caches that I placed, and the other few
> > that I visited. There was noticable effect on three of my five. On two
> > occasions I visited other peoples caches that were accessable by
> > switchback trails. From my approach, I was unaware of the switchback
> > trails, there were no trail maps available, I ended up bushwhacking to
> > get to the cache then returning by the trail. I figure that if you
> > multiply my experiences by many thousands, then we got a problem. Better
> > to fix it early in the game than to wait until there is a war with the
> > Sierra Club or someone else.
> >
> > Dave...
> >
> >
> >
> > Mike Teague wrote:
> > >
> > > I'd like for you to point out any place anywhere where
> > geocaching has caused
> > > environmental damage...
> > >
> > > (other than your own activities, of course... You were the one
> > digging holes
> > > in the ground to bury your original buckets, and the one
> > trespassing on APE
> > > # 2 )
> > >
> > > Mike Teague -- http://home.earthlink.net/~kvuo/
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Dave Ulmer"
> > > To:
> > > Sent: Saturday, June 16, 2001 1:51 PM
> > > Subject: Re: [gpsstash] Approach Codes, Enjoy!!
> > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > gary wrote:
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > > You are free to invent whatever system you want. Getting
> > someone to use
> > > it
> > > > > is another matter. [Case is point: Apple market share down to 5%,
> > > laserdisc,
> > > > > betamax, etc. ]
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > You are so right. At least I will be able to sleep at night knowing
I
> > > > did my best to provide a means to eliminate much of the
environmental
> > > > damage that geocaching can do.
> > > >
> > > > Dave...
> > > >
> > > > The gpsstash page
> > > > http://www.geocaching.com
> > > > The GPS Stash Hunt page.
> > > > http://www.triax.com/~yngwie/gps.html
> > > >
> > > > GeoCache HQ
> > > > http://www.braveheart.com.au
> > > > GPS Stash Hunt FAQ :
> > > > http://www.triax.com/~yngwie/stashfaq.txt
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> > > >
> > > >
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> > >
> >
> > The gpsstash page
> > http://www.geocaching.com
> > The GPS Stash Hunt page.
> > http://www.triax.com/~yngwie/gps.html
> >
> > GeoCache HQ
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> > GPS Stash Hunt FAQ :
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> The gpsstash page
> http://www.geocaching.com
> The GPS Stash Hunt page.
> http://www.triax.com/~yngwie/gps.html
>
> GeoCache HQ
> http://www.braveheart.com.au
> GPS Stash Hunt FAQ :
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> The gpsstash page
> http://www.geocaching.com
> The GPS Stash Hunt page.
> http://www.triax.com/~yngwie/gps.html
>
> GeoCache HQ
> http://www.braveheart.com.au
> GPS Stash Hunt FAQ :
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