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Re: Letterboxing clue notebook
Board: State: Maine
Reply to: #978704 by Tri-Colored Paws
Aug 23, 2019 8:36am
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Trails do not always allow me to use my phone for clues.

We were on vacation visiting family, and found ourselves having an unexpected free afternoon. Family did not have a printer, so I screen-shot the clues on my phone beforehand, and also texted them to &J.

Same situation visiting more family, but this time I screen-shot my iPad, and that worked out even better (old eyes need bigger font). It was unlikely that we would run across others on the trail and wonder about us and our iPad.

I still prefer paper, though. Beforehand, I highlight key landmarks, directions on how to get there, etc. and during/after I write notes about the clue, box needing maintenance, HH found, and things I would like to remember about the find.
Re: Letterboxing clue notebook
Board: State: Maine
Reply to: #978704 by Tri-Colored Paws
Aug 23, 2019 8:58am
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What do you think is the most efficient way to set up a printed letterboxing clue notebook? Trails do not always allow me to use my phone for clues.

Set up? Just print out the clues for any planned boxing trip. Map it out and put the clues in the order you want to do them. If it's a last minute trip locally and I'm too lazy to walk into the other room to the printer I'll just do screenshots of the clues so no wifi needed at the box location. I don't have the luxury of this most of the time. Not much boxing locally so it's usually a planned trip of some kind.

To quote another post....

I just print the clues I need for any given trip. Once found - the individual sheets get tossed in the back seat! lol

Or I stick the found clues between the seat and the cup holder. lol

Technology is a wonderful thing but I'm not going to depend on it for boxing.
Re: Letterboxing clue notebook
Board: State: Maine
Reply to: #978705 by mudflinginfools
Aug 23, 2019 9:19am
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ah yes, depending on length of our boxing excursion, my back seat gets buried. :)
Re: Letterboxing clue notebook
Board: State: Maine
Reply to: #978704 by Tri-Colored Paws
Aug 23, 2019 5:26pm
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I keep my printed ones for an outing/event on a clipboard. It usually works pretty well.
Re: Letterboxing clue notebook
Board: State: Maine
Reply to: #978709 by Jiffy
Aug 24, 2019 4:23am
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Thank you everyone for your responses on a notebook. I think your ideas will get me past my organizing block that is keeping me from being efficient.

I love the idea of county, town and then hike. I already use my phone and computer when I can. I will also try to set up new searches on AQ by "area" and see what happens.

Happy Boxing everyone!