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Check out’s new look!

We’re always striving to make better tools for the geocaching community. The addition of the new geocache search and Hide a Geocache page gave us an opportunity to think about how players navigate We found that most players who visit the website want to either learn about geocaching, play the game, gear up, or connect with the global geocaching community. The new navigation should help guide you to find exactly what you’re looking for —  and leave the hunting around for when you’re in the field! What’s new: How do I access My Profile? Click on your geocaching username or your profile image. This […]

FAQ: The New Geocache Search Tool

We’re excited to announce the launch of the new geocache search tool! 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. If you have questions not answered here, find us on Facebook or Twitter, or visit the Geocaching Help Center. Be sure to test drive some of our favorite searches: Find events near you. Find the oldest geocaches near you. Find the Mystery Caches you have solved, but not yet found. Plan a geocache outing with your geocaching […]

Ain’t No Mystery: Use the Geocaching Intro app to find Mystery Caches this Pi Day

I love watching non-geocachers (aka muggles) try to absorb the concept of geocaching. I’m sure you’ve all heard this same reaction before: Wait. You find boxes in the woods? Well that’s just irrational. It’s true. The things we do as geocachers may seem a little crazy at times. But good news! This Pi Day (March 14, 2015), we’re introducing a dose of rational to the irrational—all thanks to a team of designers here at Geocaching HQ. Earlier this year, we shared an inside look at how we collect feedback from the community and how that feedback influences the tools that […]

Ankündigung der nächsten beiden GIGA-Events

Es ist uns eine Freude, die nächsten beiden GIGA-Events bekannt zu geben: Mainz Gutenberg 2015 (GC50FTF) – 16. Mai 2015 in Mainz, Germany Project GeoXantike (GC56APX) – 6. Juni 2015 in Xanten, Germany Du dachtest bisher, MEGA-Events seien etwas Großes? GIGA-Events sinddie größte Event-Art und werden von über 5000 Geocachern besucht.Diejenigen, die daran teilnehmen, erhalten das seltene GIGA-Icon in ihr Profil,zusätzlich zu der Möglichkeit, sehr viele Geocacher aus aller Welt zu treffen. Weitere Informationen zu GIGA-Events hier.

Geocaching Premium-Mitglieder: Vielen Dank!

Das neue Suchtool ist dank Eurer Hilfe jetzt live. Ein großes Dankeschön von uns allen hier in der Geocaching-Zentrale für Eure Teilnahme an der jüngsten Vorschau und für die Übermittlung Eures Feedbacks. Eure Fragen und Kommentare waren die treibende Kraft für mehrere Änderungen und Aktualisierungen, die die neue Suche noch besser gestaltet haben. Also nochmals vielen Dank für all Eure Hilfe – wir können es kaum erwarten, Euch die nächste Vorschau zu zeigen!      

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