The Geocaching Blog Caption Contest 31 – Win a Barely Coveted Prize

Eric Schudiske on February 16, 2012, 8:35 am

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WINNING CAPTION: I pass here every day, but I never noticed this spot. - Irisvo

Geocaching can often be journey that involves extreme persistence and potentially a few dozen layers of clothing. The cache you see pictured above is one of the northern most geocaches in the world. It’s located where winter reigns most of the year.

Share your gift for clever captions in the 30th installment of our Caption Contest. What caption would you write for the picture above? “The geocacher was disappointed to find the only swag in the cache was an ice maker.” The winning caption earns you a barely coveted prize.

A coveted, "barely coveted prize"

Submit your caption by clicking on “Comments” below. Please include your geocaching username in all entries. Then, explore the captions other geocachers have posted.

You’re encouraged to try to ‘influence’ the voting process (*nudge*nudge*). “Like” the caption that you think should win. If you think your caption should win, convince your fellow geocachers, your friends, and family to “like” your caption. Lackeys vote from the top finalists to decide the winner of the contest.

The winner receives this coveted, ‘barely coveted prize’ you see to the left. It’s a rare unicorn-rainbow Trackable.

Click on the image to see the winning caption from this contest

More than a twenty Lackeys voted to award the winner of the 30th Caption Contest a barely coveted prize. Click on the image at right to discover the winning caption from the last Caption Contest.

Explore all the past winning captions by checking out all the Caption Contests. If you have suggestions for Caption Contest photos, send a message and the image to

  • peanutlikesbeans

     90 degrees north? I was hoping that was the temperature, and not the coordinates.

  • Countryroads26

    My travel bug is going to be stuck in Antarctica for the winter.  :( or maybe :) i wanna see some travel buggin!  C-mon Mcmurdo Moose get back to Maine!

  • w-way

    Not your ordinary P & G.

  • Awilsor3

    The snow only adds to the adventure….

  • Allan Wilson

    The snow and cold only add to the adventure….

    (Mr. Wilson & a Mt. Goat)

  • vasarbear

    Seriously?  They made this sound waay cooler!

  • Balogna

    I wore camo… do you think the muggles can see me??

  • akkatracker


  • KasperLindholm

    Live nearby. . . found this one without my GPS..

  • Ramone10

    Some geocachers even bring their pet “rocks”…

  • Allen Ingling Jr.

    So glad he didn’t hike three days in the snow for “just another LPC”


  • George

    David eventually found an area to place his cache that wasn’t within .1 mile of an existing hide

  • Brian Ng

    Puzzled, “I thought I placed a nano here, now where did I put it?”

  • King6475fb

    We do anything for a FTF

  • boo2931

    Hey at least I got A smile and the cache!


    Cool cache

  • Dgump007

    Have you seen my baseball?

  • Curlygirl01

    Geocaching? Yeah, it’s kind of a hobby.

  • Anonymous

    P&G my A$$!

  • Godslady

    White is the new “Camo”!!!

  • s.f.g.

    TFTC took bat left 2 toes and my left pinky finger

  • Gregory Ellis

    So she told me, “Hell will freeze over before you find THAT geocache!” Satan is VERY angry with me right now!


  • 13COACH13

    Sure beats bushwacking, poison ivy, and SNAKES!

  • Nocona 1

    My wife said she would leave me if I went caching on our anniversary…I might miss her after I sign the FTF line!

    Nocona 1

  • sweetlife

    New on the History Channel, Ice Road Geocaching.

  • Day Rider

    An ice maker?  You got to be #*!^  kidding

  • Mirage Breton

    Good thing I had my Lightsaber for this one! (Tauntaun is dead though)

  • Ac Cattaneo

    Hint was : not on the tree !

    Crazeee 123

  • Crazeee 123

    Hint was : Not on a tree

    (Crazeee 123)

  • Xiadog

    Ahh got that coveted prehistoric ice bug.  In great shape and I only had to dig down 100,000 years!

  • Crazeee 123

    Hint was : “Not on a tree”

  • Alexqp

    I’m starting to question my wife’s choice to hunt for this geocache.



  • frizz

    Difficulty: 3
    Terrain: -24

  • michepun

    “What do you mean: ‘where’s the gps?'”?

  • gac077

    The First Human Cache.

    FTF goes to Mr. Yeti

  • Binrat

    Uh Oh, forgot to “mark” where I parked the car!

  • Crouchcrew

    FMAO for a FTF!

  • nutty-buddies

    The GPS was a little bouncy but my “geo-sense” told me it is by this only rock.

  • SOFTIE100


  • zargfinders

    I think it got a little colder than expected…

  • Mr. J

    “Dangit!! I forgot my pen!

    Mr. J

  • Mr. J

    There is no way muggles are gonna spot me with my camouflage suit on!!

    Mr. J

  • Anonymous

    Hint: Cache is a large fake rock with lots of large swag inside

  • Mr. J

    There is no way the muggles are gonna spot me in my camouflage suit!!

    Mr. J

  • Andyscorch

    Do you think muggles will spot my caching trail?

  • Ken Macdonald


  • Rae Family

    “YES!!! Found It!!!”  *opens the cache*  “Hand warmers…Eskimo Hat…Sorels… OH MY GOSH!!!! A FINGER!!! This is gonna be my most prized travel bug!!!”

  • ncbiscuit

    How did they get a lamp post way out here?

  • Leeloo_Dallas

    Received Ice Maker Cache Swag *frowns* …..then made ice cube travel bug *maniacal smile*

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