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Be #Inspired by 197 of the Best #Geocache Hides

Just Follow the Favorite Points to the #OMGeocache There’s a difference between finding a good geocache and finding a geocache that makes your jaw drop, racks up the Favorite Points, and inspires geocachers around the world. We call these #OMGeocaches. Fortunately, finding these geocaches isn’t too hard. You can see some for yourself on the Geocaching Pinterest board with 197 Creative Geocache Hides. Every week, the blog features one of these geocaches as Geocache of the Week. And when you’re ready to find one in the wild, Geocaching Premium members can sort by Favorite Points on the new search page. […]

Introducing the Powerful New Geocaching Search

Find More Geocaches, Faster with the New Search   We’re excited to announce the launch of the new geocache search tool. It’s faster, easier to use and helps you find the exact adventure you want—and it’s all thanks to the geocaching community. We started the upgrade by asking geocachers what they wanted, then gave Geocaching Premium members a Sneak Peek at the new tool before launch. Now the new search is ready for prime time. Take it for a spin by searching for Pi Day events and Mystery Caches near you so you can earn your Pi Day souvenirs on […]

The Next Two Giga-Events!

Geocaching HQ announces the next two Giga-Events Mainz Gutenberg 2015 (GC50FTF) – May 16, 2015 in Mainz, Germany Project GeoXantike (GC56APX) – June 6, 2015 in Xanten, Germany And you thought Mega-Events were huge! Giga-Events are the largest event type and are attended by over 5,000 geocachers. For those who attend, you’ll earn the rare Giga icon in your statistics, plus you’ll get the opportunity to meet tons of geocachers from around the world. Learn more about Giga-Events here. (Hier kannst Du den Artikel auf deutsch lesen)

Want a Reward for Finding Geocaches? Keep Reading…

My name is Rock Chalk and I’m addicted to GeoTours and geotrails which offer rewards. Whew. That feels better. Now that I’ve admitted my problem, perhaps I can persuade you to follow me into a realm where one can earn geocoins and other prizes, just for finding geocaches. (As if finding geocaches isn’t rewarding enough!) I currently work at Geocaching HQ in Seattle. But long before joining the team here, I discovered my passion for GeoTours and geotrails. GeoTours and reward geotrails are collections of geocaches that take cachers on a tour of a specific area. They’re often sponsored by local […]

Connect with Geocachers from Around the World

Your guide to finding #Geocaching inspiration The best way to find geocaching inspiration is by getting out and finding geocaches. The second best way is by following Geocaching on social media. You’ll connect with geocachers from around the world, see awesome photos and videos, read amazing stories and more. The Geocaching Pinterest boards are the perfect place to get ideas for hiding spots, containers and adventures. Our Instagram is full of photos that will inspire you to take your geocaching to the next level—or the next continent. We’re on pretty much every social network, so follow us on your favorite […]

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