Hiding a cache
Get Started: Choose a cache type
There are several types of caches, from Traditional to Locationless to Event Caches. Review the Types of caches to choose which type suits your style.
Second Step: Choose a cache location
Sometimes your choice of location will dictate your choice of cache type, but you can also choose which type to place, and then go hunting for a suitable location.
These articles discuss the details of choosing a good location to hide your cache:
- Finding a good hiding spot
- How to get good coordinates (when hiding)
- How to make a cache interesting
- Obtaining Permission
Third Step: Assemble your cache
Fourth Step: Fill your cache
- Stash Note
- Log Book
- Suggested trade items
- FTF items
- Prohibited cache items
Next: Hide your cache
One of the big rules is "don't use digging tools to create a place to hide your cache!" Caches are not buried. However, they are frequently placed under piles of branches or rocks, and micros tend to be stuck to metal objects, using magnets.