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Join the Geocaching Road Trip ’15 – Earn 6 Souvenirs

Over the next few months, we’ll all be going on a geocaching journey to celebrate 15 years of geocaching. You’ll have the opportunity to complete five geocaching quests, each of which will earn you a special souvenir for your geocaching profile. Complete all five and you’ll earn a sixth, extra special souvenir. After each quest begins, you’ll be able to complete it and earn your souvenir until September 2, 2015. So pack your bag, load up on snacks and set your road trip playlist, because here are your quests and their start dates: June 19 – Sept 2: Find a geocache […]

Häufig Gestellte Fragen: Nachrichten-Center Beta

Wir müssen es eingestehen: Auf war es bisher nicht immer einfach, andere Geocacher zu kontaktieren. Wir haben Euer Feedback ernst genommen und das nagelneue Nachrichten-Center Beta entwickelt. Mit dieser neuen Funktion kannst Du Nachrichten von senden und empfangen. Zum neuen Nachrichten-Center Warum wird das Nachrichten-Center eingeführt? Aus Erfahrung wissen wir, dass Geocaching zu einem intensiveren Erlebnis wird, wenn die Mitspieler untereinander kommunizieren. Deswegen wollten wir diesen Prozess vereinfachen. Unserer Meinung nach sollten die Herausforderungen nur beim Abenteuer “Geocaching” liegen, nicht aber in den Anwendungen, die man dafür verwendet. Worauf wartest Du also noch? Nutze die neue Funktion, um […]

FAQ: Your New Geocaching Message Center

We’ll be the first to admit it: contacting other geocachers hasn’t always been the easiest thing to do on We heard your feedback and that’s why we’ve created the brand new Message Center beta. With this new feature, you can send and receive messages from It’s still in beta testing, which is why we’d love your feedback for the final release. After you send a few messages, fill out this survey and tell us what you think. (Hier kannst Du den Artikel auf Deutsch lesen) Why did you create the Message Center? We know that geocaching is better […]

2.5 Weeks Left Until CITO Weekend 2015

CITO Weekend is Coming Up! Find an Event and Earn Your Souvenir. CITO (Cache In Trash Out®) Weekend is coming up soon! On April 24–27, geocachers around the world gather at events to clean up natural areas, plant trees or remove invasive species and earn a souvenir. If you’re planning on creating your own event, remember that all events must be submitted at least two full weeks before the event date. For those planning on attending an event and earning your souvenir, check out the Event Calendar or new geocache search to find CITOs near you. Make sure to mark […]

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 […]

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