Unfortunately the county council had slapped a bunch of tros along most of it and the only part we could drive had a 2 metre width restriction. It is offline database program and has the ability to use database. It will bring in 30 logs per cache for the filtered caches, and update the status to archived if appropriate. The geocaching australia forum has a support thread on gsak. Then click ok this will make an api call to the database and pull down information even from archived caches and update the gsak database. Its a not chosen size geocache, with difficulty of 2. For example, to select all caches in your sql database where the difficulty is. It can be beneficial to clear out those taking up the significant space in your librarycaches if you need to free some up, but you really shouldnt clear any contents of your systemcaches unless there is a problem. After youve downloaded crossover check out our youtube tutorial video to the left, or visit the crossover chrome os walkthrough for specific steps. Project geocaching is another website, originally free but now advanced features have a small charge.
It stands for geocaching swiss army knife, a pcbased tool that is fantastic for tracking all of the caches that you have done and all of the caches that you want to do. When you find a geocache, quickly move it away from the site before examining it. What i did recently was generated a pq for all the puzzles in the area could also be caches along a route, in an area, etc. Say youre heading out of town and want to have all the caches from that other town in your gps. Gsak allows you to organize and filter multitudes of caches at once. Once i have the gpx file on my mac, i just load it into my garmin gps. You can see these at the top of the database view page where it says select a saved filter. This will be the go to place for charts, top lists, statbars, compares, achievements and map tools.
Geocaching learn gsak and puzzle solving chris hache. In this tutorial we cover uploading geocaches to your gps with gsak. You may recall back in 2012 i wrote about running windoze on my mac, mainly in order to try running gsak without the pain of a windoze pc. Via pq of gsak ingeladen caches staan in een gpxbestand. Today, hostelers delved into the software that can help them plan there caching trips as well as add some geocaching to their other travels. None no filters in effect last 2 dnf shows those caches whose last two logs were dnfs my found caches filters by showing you only the caches you have. Geocaching swiss army knife gsak offers all sorts of benefits, including. Bring up the arc polytab and click on the gsak polygonarc drawing tool to create your route when finished drawing, click on the send to gsak button.
In this lesson we will look at a special situation bringing lab caches into gsak lab caches are placed at times surrounding special events e. This topic contains 2,042,517 replies, has 16 voices, and was last updated by the happy hodag. Gpilots waypoints, route and track log manager program for the garmin gps. Google earth can overlay the travels of trackable items on. Gsak is the all in one geocaching and waypoint management tool. What you need to do is to create a pocket query along a route and here is how. Blazing fast express middleware for route caching with a given ttl in seconds.
Day five caches along a route pocket queries gsak congratulations to annapolismg for scoring the last of the bonus caches. This updated all my caches and created a bunch more. To all intents and purposes these are very much your route for the day in practical terms but its not a route as your gps technically understands it. Geocaching swiss army knife is a standalone pc program, free for three weeks then a nag screen until you pay. As would be expected, you will find that the programs you access most often. Gsak and added layers with railways, public transport and my local gpx track. Each user can define the contents of his personal cachemap. Way point s along a route how do i find caches along a route. Home forums geocaching in wisconsin general sell me on gsak. Load cache into gsak with gpx or loc file probably the most popular way to load caches into gsak is with a gpx available to premium members only or loc file available to everyone. It does have a few minor quirks, but on the whole it does seem to be the silver. Check out this howto videozine on the sport of geocaching presented by a guy named icenrye. The fourth of a multi part series talking about gsak the geocaching swiss army knife. Beginner gsak with chris hache bringing in lab caches on.
Day five caches along a routepocket queriesgsak congratulations to annapolismg for scoring the last of the bonus caches. Upload the pocket query into gsak geocaching swiss army knife. Nov 28, 20 the ever powerful gsak, with a macro and poi loader from garmin will allow you to export your geocaches to a car satnav and have proximity alerts for whern youre driving. Instant notifications, caches along a route, pocket queries, statistics, and more. Gsak geocaching swiss army knife click the download free trial button above and get a 14day, fullyfunctional trial of crossover. If this is for your gsak database of local caches, remember it needs to be the same for each pocket query.
You can do this using a pocket query on or you can use the get geocaches function under the access tab on gsak. Both run on windows platforms only no mac or linux, although you can run it on a mac if youre running boot camp or parallels. Gsak 101 geocaching swiss army knife o by the rats o for i. Projectgc is a site with the goal to provide statistics and tools for all the geocachers in the world. While theres not a single tutorial, the best place to learn seems to be the in the. Lab caches do not show up in a my finds pocket query you will get a difference between finds and gsak finds. One end of this was apparently a byway, so we had a gander to see whether we could drive it. Gsak only runs on windows operating systems gsak is a fantastic resource for the novice and experienced geocacher. Due to the complexity of pocket queries, a dedicated machine processes them in batches throughout the day. The order they run is based on the last time the query ran last. It is a very simply yet powerful tool that will allow you to get a collection of caches per your customized search. When you create a map cache, the server draws the entire map at several different scales and stores copies of the map images. The server can then distribute these images whenever someone asks for a map. In gsak, click on access refresh cache data all in current filter, light quicker ok choosing light lets you update 10,000 caches a day whereas full.
The resultant list of caches are then loaded right into your current database. Ive created this geocache map with a third party tool here. So, ill leave the older stuff up, because it does work but ill some summaries of the newer methods first. In order to create our itinerary we are going to need the help of gsak geocaching swiss army knife. U kunt kaarten bekijken, routes plannen en paden en waypoints markeren op uw.
You could also run it in linux on a virtual windows. These can trip up its own security and the protection of privacy when an old system within macos is quietly storing sensitive data in an unprotected location. After our success, we found a further couple of caches along what used to be a roman road. We spend countless hours researching various file formats and software that can open, convert, create or otherwise work with those files. Use to grab geocaches using the groundspeak api and then optionally load into.
Set up a pocket query on for the area or route you will seeking caches in along. Caches along a route ii for the two hundred eightysecond edition of the geogearheads a. Heres a way to create field notes using gsak and excel. Creating field notes using gsak and excel scary terry. Kijk op voor software voor mac os x en windows, informatie en tips. Map caching is a very effective way to make your map and image services run faster. A geocache box or container should be camouflaged so it fits in with the surroundings and doesnt accidentally alarm others. Back at the end of last year, you may remember that i wrote an article on using field notes when geocaching. This way the caches in my gps are and exact copy of what is in my offline list in cachly.
Oregon in amerika het waypoint gps forum toon onderwerp. But now, and the great groundspeak lackey raine have implemented the new method for caches along a route. I have added several to manage my files and to also make it easier to load only the gpx files i want when i head out on the hunt. The idea of using gsak died, as i was really, really, not prepared to use windoze. Event to help people learn more about downloading and filtering caches, primarily with gsak, the. Got a long journey coming up and fancy some caching along the way. Downside is the cost of the vmware licence and that you still need a windows licence. Now lets say there are some caches that are not on the planned route but you might want to pick them up when you are traveling to or from your main route. May 23, 2011 the fourth of a multi part series talking about gsak the geocaching swiss army knife. I had some older answers on this page as part of my faq for quite a while.
Using gsak to put geocaches on garmin satnav youtube. Set up a pocket query on for the area or route you will seeking caches inalong. The beauty of gsak is that it is created by a programmer that caches, rather than a. Nov 10, 20 gsak 101 gc4nma9 was created by elonka on 111020. The ever powerful gsak, with a macro and poi loader from garmin will allow you to export your geocaches to a car satnav and have proximity alerts. Event to help people learn more about downloading and filtering caches, primarily with gsak, the geocaching swiss army knife. After a cache trip, easily log your finds with icaching. That said, dont just delete all the contents of your cache folder without reason. You can use the gsak arcpoly filter for this see that tab on the filter dialog. In this article i want to build on that and show how you can use your field notes together with gsak to speed up the time it takes to log your caches. Gsak geocaching swiss army knife this document was created for the speed aching event hints and tips.
Given the amount of technical expertise in the community ive thought about a well managed community open source project for a multi platform waypoint manager. Pocket query types o individual gpx single cache, ondemand o standard pq caches in a wide area, scheduled o bookmark pq userdefined set of caches, scheduled o user route pq caches within a user defined corridor, scheduled o my finds pq all your found caches, ondemand individual gpx standard pq bookmark pq user route pq my finds pq. The images below can be clicked on for a larger view. The get geocaches feature of gsak is very similar to a pocket query pq at. For the field notes excel file well be generating, we only really need the code column from gsak, in other words, just the column with the gc numbers, we will be temporarily deleting the other columns however, later on in excel, we will also be creating a comments column aka logs that will contain the remarks youd like to make about each cache. It is a fast, native app with a real mac userinterface like youre used to from applications like itunes. With pocket queries limited at caches, you can download as many of. Want to grab all the caches on your route into work. May 25, 2017 now, pan the map along the route, hit refresh, repeat until you reach the destination.
Multiple databases, sendingreceiving waypoints to gpsr, leaflet maps, live api, online logging, conversion to many mapping formats, html output, extensive searching, macro support, backup and restore, distancedirection from other waypoints. Priority goes to new queries first, and the others run in the order of the oldest generated. Filtering caches with favorite points geocachealaska. Beginner gsak with chris hache bringing in lab caches on vimeo. Gsak geocaching swiss army knife what runs codeweavers.
Now, pan the map along the route, hit refresh, repeat until you reach the destination. I get the error unhandled archive type when i double click on a gpx file inside a zip. We first need to get the geocaches in the area of our trip. Make sure you select all caches in filter and 30 logs which is the maximum. Now remember when i said my local database of unfound caches in 35 miles took pocket queries, this is how i do it. Cacheye is a free personalised map service for geocachers. This is how i put together a geocaching trip using gsak as my primary tool.
Import, organize, manage, explore and export your geocaches with icaching. Now save the caches to an offline list and also export gpx. Also i feature my first geosite of the month, and introduce the prince george pentcachealon. Bring up the arc polytab and click on the gsak polygonarc drawing tool to create your route when finished drawing, click. Drop your corrected cords into gsak along with notes on how you solved it.
Click if you dont know what geocaching is and want to find out. Or create a pq caches along a route and view it in basecamp. Gsak has been known to run quite nicely under virtual pc, parallels, and boot camp on the mac. Multiple databases, sendingreceiving waypoints to gpsr, leaflet maps, live api, online logging, conversion to many mapping formats, html output, extensive searching, macro support, backup and restore, distancedirection from other waypoints including caches, locations, post codes and much. Caches prince george pentcachelon inukshuk georadio geocacher university gsak geocaching swiss army knife plucker acdsee mobile 1. Load cache into gsak with gpx or loc file geocachers compass. The databases include those caches you have not yet found, the ones you have found very important for. The beginner course is free for now when you click the picture above. Imho, there are only two windows geocaching programs worth considering expertgps and gsak geocaching swiss army knife and yes, thats its real name. Gc4nma9 gsak 101 event cache in missouri, united states. My solution to gsak on the mac was pretty simple im running gsak on windows, using vmware fusion.
In this example, ill plan a trip to the pacific crest trail near san diego, ca. Ik heb minder dan waypointscaches op het apparaat staan, dus dat kan het probleem niet zijn. The weekly show for geocaching and locationbased gaming. If you are serious about geocaching its an essential piece of software. Gsak stands for geocaching swiss army knife and it is a product which is an all in one geocaching and waypoint management tool which runs on microsoft windows operating systems such as windows xp and windows 7. The first course, aimed at people who have never seen gsak or have just started using it, will start with what is gsak. If for a day out, it just needs to be large enough to cover the area you will be caching in. These files are specially formatted data files that describe waypoints geocaches, tracks or routes. Geocaching software more exploring off the beaten path. Waypoints along a route how do i find caches along a route. You can give them a distinctive set of usort numbers by going back to the options menu under the tools tab and entering a different current value number, maybe. The databases include those caches you have not yet found, the ones you have found very important for later use and your placed caches.
It is offline database program and has the ability to use database commands directly. Geocaching swiss army knife gsak gpxloc gpxloc file manager met gps. Get geocaches built into gsak gpx or loc file or pocket query pq file get data via email built into gsak receive from gps built into gsak if you followed the directions for one of the methods to load caches into gsak, then you are ready to manipulate, sort, filter, print, or otherwise manage your geocache data in gsak. Cache data are imported from pocket queries, from gpx locfiles or are exported from gsak and visualised in an easytouse interactive map. Important to get the best use of gsak, you require a premium membership at. Its good form to sign the register to let the geocache owner and fellow geocachers know of your.1464 543 632 314 902 1483 391 1122 74 33 1131 732 1343 192 1358 70 1303 653 977 504 1303 1352 1322 1220 1127 1345 1141 57 340 584 1134