How to Find GeoCheckpoints
What You Need to Start
Starting with GeoCheckpointing is very easy. Everything what you need to find GeoCheckpoints is a GPS enabled smartphone and free account here at GeoCheckpointing.com. It is also possible to navigate to GeoCheckpoints using a GPS receiver or a map and use the smartphone only to log your visits.
How To Search GeoCheckpoints and Log Visits Using The GCP Finder
GCP Finder is the GeoCheckpointing application which can be used to download information about nearest GeoCheckpoints, display them on the map, navigate to the selected GeoCheckpoint and log your visit by one click.
When you stand no more than 15 meters from the GeoCheckpoint coordinates, a dialog asking if you recommend that GeoCheckpoint to others appears. Click yes or no to log your visit. For detailed description how to use this application, please check out the GCP Finder page.
Search GeoCheckpoints Using a GPS Device
Check out member's section of our website to get GPS coordinates of GeoCheckpoints in your area. You can enter the coordinates to your device manually or use a GPX file. To download a GPX file for particular GeoCheckpoint visit the GeoCheckpoint detail page. Supporters can download data of all GeoCheckpoints displayed on the map by one click.
Then let your GPS to navigate you to the GeoCheckpoint. When you stand no more than 15 meters from the GeoCheckpoint coordinates, use GCP Finder to log the visit.
Search GeoCheckpoints Using a Map
Zoom the map to see the exact location of the GeoCheckpoint. Use both street view and satellite view to see as many details about the GeoCheckpoint as possible.
Then continue in the same way like GPS users. Go to the GeoCheckpoint and when you stand no more than 15 meters from the GeoCheckpoint coordinates, use GCP Finder to log the visit.