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Tools for the First To Find Hound: Getting Ready for the FTF Race

There are Few Things Better Than a Blank Logbook Lace up your running shoes, charge your phone or GPS, make sure there’s fuel in your geo-mobile’s tank—it’s time to go on an FTF hunt. What’s an FTF? It’s the most popular unofficial stat in the geocaching community. It stands for First to Find. To achieve a FTF you must be the first person to sign the logbook after a geocache is published on Want to join the race? Here are a few tips: – Instant Notifications – Geocaching Premium members can receive an email as soon as a new geocache […]

Werkzeuge für den FTF-Jäger: Mach Dich bereit für das Rennen um den Erstfund

Nur wenige Dinge sind besser als ein nagelneues Logbuch. Schnür Deine Laufschuhe, lade Dein GPS-Gerät oder Smartphone auf und vergewissere Dich, dass genügend Sprit im Tank Deines Cachemobils ist — denn es ist Zeit, auf FTF-Jagd zu gehen. Was ist ein FTF? Es ist der vielleicht populärste inoffizielle Wettkampf innerhalb der Geocaching-Community und die Abkürzung für den Erstfinder (“First To Find”). Um einen FTF zu erreichen, musst Du die erste Person sein, die sich in ein Logbuch einträgt, nachdem ein Geocache auf veröffentlicht wurde. Willst Du bei diesem Wettkampf mitmachen? Hier sind ein paar Tipps: Sofortbenachrichtigungen – Geocaching-Premium-Mitglieder können […]

More Features on the Geocaching App for Premium Members

The perks of being a Geocaching Premium member just got better. Besides unlocking the powerful search and listing tools on the website, now when you sign in to the free official Geocaching App, you’ll have a few extra features: List View – See geocaches in a new way with the List View. Filters – Filter your geocache search results by distance, Favorite Points, size, difficulty and terrain. The perks for Geocaching Premium members will keep getting better and better as we upgrade our app. Stay tuned for more and if you haven’t yet, upgrade to Geocaching Premium.

FAQ: Your New Geocaching Account Settings

How do I access my Account Settings? See that gear icon in the upper right corner? Click it! You will be magically transported to the new and improved Account Settings tabs page. What happened to my avatar/profile photo? To make life just a little bit simpler, we’ve combined the Avatar and Profile images into one image (to rule them all, ahem) that will display universally across In other words, your current Avatar image will become the one image displayed on and will be referred to as “Profile Image.” Going forward, we will not store images other than the current […]

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