Dave Frank
Appeal Staff Writer

Back to: News
September 17, 2008
Follow News

Geocache treasure hunters get their game on, and play by the rules

Bill Bashaw drives through a bank parking lot reading from a small screen.

118 feet. 113 feet. 109 feet.

He stops by the bank's sign and points to a pile of rocks at its base.

The screen on his Global Positioning System handset says zero feet.

He digs up the rocks in front of the Bank of the West in Carson City and pulls out a small Tupperware box.

"It's that simple," Bashaw says.

This is geocaching, a treasure hunt game played worldwide by either hiding an object called a geocache or by trying to find one.

The location of …

Explore Related Articles

Trending in: News

The Nevada Appeal Updated Sep 18, 2008 02:18AM Published Sep 17, 2008 09:38PM Copyright 2008 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.