I was in Las Vegas for Comdex and had a little time to do a geocache.
I had printed out a cache in advance. It was located at the New
York, New York
hotel I was staying at. Note the roller coaster outside my 26th
I wasn't sure where to start, so I went outside to get an initial bearing.
This is looking down the Strip.
The cache was 0.17 away, back toward the hotel.
At this point I went inside to eat breakfast with Martell and Chris.
After breakfast, Chris decided to come along on the cache hunt.
After reading the info, I knew that the cache was up high, and I could
where I was going to get up high and get a clear GPS signal.
We walked outside, looked left, and we had out answer.
The parking garage must be the location.
On the way over to the parking garage, I stumbled across this drawing.
Someone drew a picture of Gollum of Tolkein fame, wearing the One Ring
and saying 'My Precious'. Of course, I took this.
We got to the roof and tried to get a lock.
Chris watches the Garmin.
Of course, a watched GPSr never locks, so I had to move around.
After acquiring lock, we found we were 75 feet away.
After a brief search, we found the cache.
It was magnetized to the back of the stairwell.
Here I am filling out the log.
I took the Where's George dollar and I left a $5 chip.
After the cache I was wandering around, killing time.
I punched in the waypoint of home and found I was only 217 miles away
to the southwest from home.