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Holiday Geocaching Gift Guide

Unwrap the Thrill of Geocaching Let Shop Geocaching and our International Retailers guide you to the perfect holiday gifts for the geocachers in your life. Wrap them in must-have geocaching clothing and gear, or stuff their pockets with shiny new swag. Here are some of the most exciting gift ideas from Shop Geocaching. You can bundle your loved ones in this new Geocaching Scarf for cold weather cache runs. They’ll impress other cachers with a clever geocache hide using one of nearly two dozen cool cache containers. Or does your geocacher already have enough gear, but nowhere to put it […]

Announcing the November Featured Geocacher of the Month

The November Geocacher of the Month is known as the Elvis of the geocaching world, and over 130 geocachers agree. Congratulations to Ted, a.k.a. balkamper13 for being named November’s Featured Geocacher of the Month! Balkamper13 is recognized for introducing and helping countless novice geocachers become caching addicts. He has donated quality homemade swag, time, and money to geocaching events. Ted has spent numerous hours teaching his secrets, and always invites new geocachers on geocaching adventures and events. He also shares his geocaching adventures and tips on this blog, A geocacher who cast a vote says, “balkamper13 helped get us started. We love finding […]

Cova Tancada – GC1ZW11 – GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK – November 15, 2012

Picture this: Clear blue water, a dark cave, and a treasure. It’s a geocacher’s dream. Well, dream no more, because the geocache really exists and it’s called Cova Tancada (GC1ZW11). The difficulty 3, terrain 4 traditional geocache is located on the largest island of the Balearic Islands, Mallorca. Mallorca is not only home to beautiful beaches and rich history, but a very popular cache. Nearly 260 geocachers have logged a smiley and awarded it 129 Favorite Points since it was published by chrismaxx in October of 2009. Anyone who loves to go for a long, scenic hike when geocaching will appreciate the […]

November Featured Geocacher of the Month Nominees – Add Your Comments

The November Featured Geocacher of the Month Nominees provide their geocaching communities with a little TLC (tender loving care). They maintain for their own hides, but they are always willing to lend a helping hand with geocaches that are not their own. These geocachers are dedicated to doing whatever they can for their geocaching community from donations, to homemade swag, to their time. Now it’s your turn to help select one of them as the Featured Geocacher of the Month for November. Write a comment at the bottom of this blog about which of these geocachers you feel should be crowned […]

Enigma #1 – GC448A – GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK – November 8, 2012

Mystery or puzzle caches are exactly that – a mystery. An enigma, if you will. In Niedersachen, Enigma #1 (GC448A) ranks high among mystery caches in Germany. The cache is more than 10 years old, and despite all advances in technology, still remains a true difficulty 5, terrain 3 geocache. Even its final coordinates are a mystery. The cache became so famous that a geocacher placed the “holy grail of geocaching” in the cache container to symbolize its status and influence on the geocaching community. The cache page includes a link to a list of 10 difficult questions (in German). […]

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