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12 Tips for Hosting a Geocaching Event

    Who doesn’t love a good party with great geocaching friends? Answer: No one. Geocaching Events are a great way to meet the local geocaching community where everyone is oddly enough, just like you. Geocachers will designate a time and location to meet and discuss their favorite hobby. Geocaching events are fun, so always expect a good time! Anyone can plan and host an event. Here are 12 tips and tricks to get you started on planning the best geo-bash around.    Pick a great time and location to maximize your attendance. It can be indoors or outdoors, in […]

The Most Favorited Geocaches in the World by Geocache Type

There are many reasons why geocachers award favorite points to geocaches. Sometimes it’s the stunning view at the geocache. Other times it’s the unique container that makes your jaw drop. Whatever the reason, favorite points are a great way for geocachers to award top-notch hides. The first souvenir challenge for the Geocaching Road Trip ’15 is to find a geocache with 10+ favorite points.  Favorited geocaches tend to be higher quality caches, and with the help of the new search, it’s easy to find and sort geocaches by favorite points. The following geocaches are the cream of the crop, the best of the best, the pick of […]

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Geocacher Finds Lost Wedding Ring and Searches for Owner

Editor’s Note:  Geocaching HQ holds an all company meeting once a month. The 80 folks from HQ; engineers, designers, IT pros, community managers, the volunteer support team, all the way through to the creators of Geocaching.com Jeremy Irish and Bryan Roth, discuss all things geocaching. The meeting changes each month. But there’s one constant. Every meeting starts with a community story. The story showcases the best of the geocaching world, inspiring and connecting HQ even further to the lifestyle we help power and support.   If you have a story you think we should read in the next Geocaching HQ meeting, tell us about […]

You hid your first geocache, now what?

You did it. You hid the coolest, most creative geocache ever and followed all the necessary guidelines… right? Well, the work is not over. As a geocache owner, you have a responsibility to maintain and manage your geocache after it is published. The hide itself is just the beginning of your ‘geocache owner’ journey. Here are some helpful tips to keep in mind as a new geocache owner… 1. It’s your job to perform maintenance on your geocache. That includes replacing full or wet logbooks, fixing the container as needed, cleaning up trash around the geocache, editing text on the listing page, […]


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