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Another one down the drain. – A Crappy Cache (GC35T4T) – Geocache of the Week

    Geocache Name: A Crappy Cache (GC35T4T) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 1/1.5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: While we normally try to keep things a little more high-brow on the Geocaching Blog, occasionally we can’t resist the temptation for a bit of childish giggling (teehee!). Once you move past the outhouse and the crappy pun (there’s another one!), you see that this geocache is actually quite intricate, well-made and would be great to find even if it didn’t have the humorous aspect. See, even crappy geocaches can be Geocache of the Week!   What geocachers are saying: “I […]

Tune in to the live feed. — The Chicken Channel (GC5FN87) — Geocache of the Week

  Geocache Name: The Chicken Channel (GC5FN87) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 1/1 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: When asking “Why do you like geocaching?” one of the top responses is always along the lines of, “it shows me places I never would’ve known existed.” The Chicken Channel is a perfect example of that. This geocache leads geocachers to a local art installation created by homeowners that raise chickens. Originally, when the dial on the “TV” was turned, feed was released, which attracted the chickens to the screen. This gave local residents an opportunity to meet their neighbors. Now, neighbors […]

Take a 32-Stage Journey Through Central Park — Bridges & Arches of Central Park (GC17MX1) — Geocache of the Week Video Edition

  Geocache Name: Bridges & Arches of Central Park (GC17MX1) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 3/2 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: If you haven’t yet, watch the video above. This geocache is an epic, 32-stage multi-cache that takes you on a journey through Central Park in New York City, NY, USA. The stages of this multi-cache focus on the park’s bridges and arches, which are beautifully crafted but often overlooked. Waiting at the final stage for the intrepid geocachers who make it there is a custom-designed geocoin to commemorate their journey.   What geocachers are saying: “This cache was incredible. […]

Nano gets a new twist — Nano Invasion: A Tangled Mess (GC3YJ5Z) — Geocache of the Week

    Geocache Name: Nano Invasion: A Tangled Mess (GC3YJ5Z) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 3.5/1.5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: It’s no secret that micro and nano geocaches sometimes get a bad rap. But with the right creativity and work ethic, even the smallest geocaches can be a big adventure. To sign the micro logbook in this geocache, you’ll have to work the container through a series of tubes until it reaches the exit. Be patient and you’ll earn your smiley in no time!   What geocachers are saying: “Talk about frustrating! When we found the cache I was quite […]

‘Tis Only a Flesh Wound — On a Dark Night (GC1JHWA) — Geocache of the Week

  Geocache Name: On a Dark Night (GC1JHWA)   Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 1.5/2 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: As nearly any geocacher knows, scrapes, scratches and other flesh wounds are inevitable when you’re searching for a geocache in the woods. But just like the black knight from Monty Python and the Holy Grail, mere flesh wounds can’t stop a geocacher. This geocache also reminds everyone to keep their sense of humor around while out searching. If you’re up for the challenge of finding this geocache, grab your coconuts (from an African Swallow, of course) and embark on your […]

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