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Geocaching store grand opening set for Saturday

Lisa Breitenfeldt, owner of a Spokane-based mail-order business called Cache Advance, teaches classes on geocaching – a pastime in which objects are hidden at secret locations for participants to find using GPS coordinates and clues posted on the Internet.  (Colin Mulvany)
Lisa Breitenfeldt, owner of a Spokane-based mail-order business called Cache Advance, teaches classes on geocaching – a pastime in which objects are hidden at secret locations for participants to find using GPS coordinates and clues posted on the Internet. (Colin Mulvany)

GEOCACHING -- Cache Advance, Inc., is opening the second geocaching retail store in the United States right here in Spokane.

The Cache Cave grand opening at 2324 E. Euclid Ave., Suite 204, is set for Saturday, Nov. 9, noon-5 p.m., with a ribbon cutting and geocaching flash mob at 1 p.m. 

  • If you're a geocacher, perhaps you'd prefer the coordinates: N 47° 41.140 W 117° 22.526

Owner Lisa Breitenfeldt started the business in 2005 largely for online sales to fill a niche for supplying the needs of geocaching enthusiasts triggered by the public availability of Global Positioning System navigation technology.

Geocaching is a high tech treasure hunt. Played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices or GPS enabled Smartphones, geocachers hide and/or locate hidden containers, called geocaches, outdoors and then share their experiences online.




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