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Category Archives: Deutsch Presents: Premium Membership

[Click CC for Closed Captioning in English, German, French, Norwegian, and Bulgarian] Spend less time planning and more time playing! Explore the 10 reasons to become a Premium Member on It costs as little as a cup of coffee a month and supports the activity you love. Premium Members unlock a suite of features like advanced search (Pocket Queries), have VIP access to Premium Member only caches, and even receive instant notifications of new cache placements. Subscribe to the Official YouTube channel for the latest tips and tricks in geocaching. Watch the more than 100 videos produced by [...]

GC77 Germany’s First Geocache – A Presentation

[Click CC for Closed Captioning - Klicke auf CC für Untertitel] Watch this video to see the story behind the first geocache in Germany. It started a craze that’s led to a quarter million active geocaches. Back on October 2, 2000 the owner of a brand new GPS device decided to try an experiment. He hid a geocache. Ferenc loaded the coordinates and a description onto He wondered if anyone might have heard of this new GPS-powered treasure-hunt. Days and weeks passes. Ferenc says he lost interest in geocaching. Years passed, and eventually he wondered if anyone had ever [...] Presents: Swamp Caching

[Click CC for Closed Captioning in French, Swedish, Norweigen, Italian, Bulgarian, German, and English] Geocaching is about zeroing in on the coordinates, even if the direction leads you into the heart of a swamp. Watch “Swamp Caching” for a trek into the wilds of the Florida Everglades. It’s a caching adventure like no other. Adventurers encounter rare flowers, wild coffee, exotic birds, and even alligators (at a safe distance). Florida geocacher, Lorriebird, takes an expedition into the Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park to search for her difficulty 2, terrain 3 geocache, K2. The cache was placed with permission from Florida State [...] Presents: How to Log a Geocache on

(Click the ‘CC’ button to watch the video with subtitles in: English and German) Watch this video for easy tips on how to use logs to share the joy of geocaching and help increase the quality of caches. There are five different log types and a comments section for each. Your logs are your chance to tell other cachers about a specific cache find, about an event you plan to attend, or even notify a Volunteer Reviewer that a geocache may need archiving. Subscribe to the Official YouTube channel for the latest tips and tricks in geocaching. [...] Spoiler Alert: Schrader’s Ode to Dayspring

Watch this Spoiler Alert video for cache hiding inspiration. The video was shot with cache owner permission.  ‘Schrader’s Ode to Dayspring‘ (GC3NREC) requires a TOTT (tool of the trade). The cache owner, “Herr Potter” was inspired by another geocacher’s creative hides. The cache is an Ode to Dayspring’s Totally Tubular series. The geocache is located along a bike trail in Washington State, USA. Subscribe to the Official YouTube channel for the latest tips and tricks in geocaching. Watch the more than 50 videos produced by on our video page.

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