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[Chrismod75] US Army base (GC3J2M4) — Geocache of the Week

Geocache Name: [Chrismod75] US Army base (GC3J2M4) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 2/1.5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: Geocaching takes us to some pretty interesting places. Sometimes it’s to the top of a mountain. Sometimes it’s to a spooky abandoned place. This geocache will take you on an adventure to a decommissioned Army base in Italy. The relics of communications equipment and buildings still remain and are open for exploration. Places like this can teach us about the history of a local area and also the history about what was happening in the world at the time. What geocachers have to say: […]

Near the top of Europe (GC2BVRY) – Geocache of the Week

Geocache Name: Near the top of Europe (GC2BVRY) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 5/5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: Beginning tomorrow, you can earn your Let’s Get Extreme Geocaching Road Trip ’15 souvenir by finding a D5 or a T5 geocache. Or, if you want to get SUPER EXTREME, you could find a 5/5 geocache like this one. This geocache is located on Mont Blanc, the highest point in Europe and one of the most popular alpine climbs on the continent. What geocachers have to say: [translated from German] “A super cache up here, great views safe is our highest cache […]

{GHQ} Heidelberg Redux (GC2GA9Y) – Geocache of the Week

Geocache Name: {GHQ} Heidelberg Redux (GC2GA9Y) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 1.5/1.5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: Discovering new places is one of the best parts of geocaching. For example, almost every city has hidden pockets of art—even Detroit. This geocache will take you to the Heidelberg Project. Wikipedia describes this neighborhood of art as, “an outdoor art project in Detroit, Michigan. It was created in 1986 by artist Tyree Guyton and his grandfather Sam Mackey (“Grandpa Sam”) as an outdoor art environment in the McDougall-Hunt neighborhood on the city’s east side, just north of the city’s historically African-American Black […]

Deep Blue Something (GC43K9C) — Geocache of the Week

Geocache Name: Deep Blue Something (GC43K9C) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 2/4.5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: The Geocache of the Week isn’t always a geocache with tons of finds or Favorite Points—sometimes it’s a cache that’s designed to inspire your next adventure. For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, summer is here and visiting a tropical location sounds quite nice. If you’re in the Southern Hemisphere, you’re in the midst of winter and finding a geocache in a place like the Bahamas probably sounds pretty awesome right about now. At this geocache, you’ll not only see a beautiful […]

gigantesque – The Big One (GC5Q8N) – Geocache of the Week

Geocache Name: gigantesque – The Big One (GC5Q8N) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 1/1.5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: The first souvenir for the Geocaching Road Trip ’15 is Fun with Favorites: find any geocache with 10+ Favorite Points to earn it. After finding this geocache, you’ll not only have the new souvenir, you’ll also be one of the few geocachers who can truthfully say, “I’ve walked around inside a geocache.” What geocachers have to say: “What a super cache. Thanks to the owners for allowing it. Must be a tourist pull!Well done Johnny-Vegas. TFTC” – creditdog “It is a great […]


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