Handicaching Rating System
5 Cache Height

1:  2ft to 3ft above ground (60cm to 1m)
2:  0ft to 3ft above ground (0cm than 1m)
3:  0ft to 6ft above ground (0cm to 2m)
4:  More than 6ft above ground (2m)
5:  Assistance will be needed/don't want to say
4 Route Obstructions

1:  None
2:  Route width less than 3ft (1m)/thin vegetation
3:  Small branches/moderate vegetation/steps
4:  Large branches or tree trunks/thick vegetation
5:  Climbing/crawling required
3 Route Slope

1:  Flat
2:  10% or less for LESS than 500 ft (150 m)
3:  10% or less for MORE than 500 ft (150 m)
4:  11% to 20% for LESS than 500 ft (150 m)
5:  MORE than 500ft (150m) or MORE than 20%
2 Route Surface

1:  Paved/tarmac/smooth
2:  Grass
3:  Gravel/curbs
4:  Rocks/sand/mud
5:  Rough/bumpy/might need hands
1 Distance to Cache (from nearest parking)

1:  Less than 500ft (150m)
2:  500ft to 0.3 miles (150m to 0.5km)
3:  0.4 miles to 0.6 miles (0.6km to 1km)
4:  0.7 miles to 1 mile (1.1km to 1.6km)
5:  More than 1 mile (1.6km)
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