Some geocaches stand out above the rest. It could be the container, the location, or something else that makes earning these smileys memorable. These geocaches deserve recognition—which is why every Thursday, you can see the Geocache of the Week right here on the Geocaching Blog. This week, you can even tag along with 4 Geocaching HQ staffers as they find a Geocache of the Week in this new video. Now it’s your turn. Have you found a geocache that totally blew your mind? A geocache that took you on a journey of epic proportions? Nominate it as a Geocache of the Week here.
Geocache Name: Wet Surprise (GC1YV80) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 2/5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: This was an incredible adventure and is a perfect example of how geocaching can take you to places you never would’ve visited without it. For more, check out the video above. What geocachers are saying: “Swam to it in my undies! I gotta say, in 6+ years of caching, this is probably the coolest cache i’ve done so far…” – Thuescapades “This cache experience was my favorite of all time.” – reidsomething “What an amazing adventure! …Beautiful lake, amazing view of the mountain, and a cache full [...]
Video: Spoiler Alert! Geocache Name: Doctor Who #13 (GC56Y0Z) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 3/1.5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: First, check out the video above. If you’re still scratching your head and wondering why this is Geocache of the Week, here are a few reasons: The creativity and craftsmanship that went into the container The awesome theme and decoration All of the positive logs and favorite points A dedicated geocache owner Not to mention, the threat of extermination via Daleks is a pretty unique feature for a geocache. What the geocache owner, carlep_99, has to say: [...]
Experience, friendliness and geocaching smarts—these could be used to describe all three nominees for the August 2014 Geocacher of the Month. Each has strong ties to their local communities, plenty of finds and hides, as well as a willingness to help out any geocacher who needs it. While all three are amazing, only one can be the Geocacher of the Month. Leave your comment below! Each of the nominees below is an essential part of the global geocaching community and will receive a prize package from Geocaching HQ in Seattle, but only one will be the next Geocacher of the [...]
Geocache Name: Rainbow’s End: Grand Prismatic Spring (GC1JY47) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 2/1 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: If you’re still searching for an EarthCache to find in order to earn your Nature Lover souvenir for the Seven Souvenirs of August, consider visiting a place that doesn’t even look like it belongs on Earth. EarthCaches bring geocachers to geologic formations and require them to answer questions about that formation in order to make the find. The Grand Prismatic Spring (or as the CO of this EarthCache points out: “GPS” for short) is the largest hot spring in the United [...]
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