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“Basics of Hiding a Geocache” A Geocaching.com Lost & Found Video

Eric Schudiske on December 21, 2010, 7:00 am

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Lost & Found Stories

There are more than 1.2 million geocaches listed on Geocaching.com. Every geocache, from a micro-cache in the city to ammo can in the woods, started as a simple idea. Someone wanted to hide a geocache and challenge others to find it. Watch “Basics of Hiding a Geocache,” a Geocaching.com Lost & Found Video to learn the basics about hiding a geocache. Hear from Volunteer Reviewers around the world who’ve published tens of thousands of  geocaches.

Whether you’ve hidden geocaches for years or are thinking of hiding your first cache, their advice and tips can save you time and increase the quality of your geocache.

You should explore all the available information before submitting a cache.

Basics of hiding a geocache

Check out these three links:

Cache Listing Requirements

Review Process: Hiding a Geocache

Cache Ownership: A Long-Term Relationship

Feeling inspired? See the Geocaching.com video that reveals some of the secrets of Creative Geocaches.

Explore all the Geocaching.com Lost & Found videos in our gallery.  Share a video on “Newbie Geocaching 101,” watch a Travel Bug® move from cache to cache around the world and visit the highest and lowest geocaches in existence.

  • Hiker2

    Simply and directly put! Should be a “must read” for all new cachers and specifically for those placing their FIRST cache.

  • pat.richardson

    Good. Now they should make people watch this and pass a quiz on it before they can place their first cache!

  • Tonya_jay

    Good video But if they publish ones at bridges and airports and every other place!!! they said no bridges I have been to a few right smack dab in the middle of a bridge. whats good for one should be good for all.

  • Dnave

    wow 1.2 million geocaches


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