What’s a little snow when you’re determined to up your find count? When the temps go down, it’s time for you to get up and get caching. Here are 10 tips for geocaching in a winter wonderland: 1. Safety first Always tell someone where you are going and when you plan to return. Take a friend (or two) with you, because safety truly does come in numbers. 2. Dress for success Dress in layers for optimal comfort. Your base layer should wick moisture away from your body, an insulating layer should keep you warm, and your outer shell should protect you [...]
Geocache Name: Georgia on my mind (GCV3AH) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 2.5/3.5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: All across the Northern Hemisphere, geocachers are braving colder temps in order to earn smileys, keep streaks alive and get outdoors. It’s difficult to stay stoked on geocaching while the weather isn’t ideal, so this week’s Geocache of the Week is a little bit of winter inspiration. Not only is it the first geocache in Georgia (the country), it’s nestled high-up on a mountain, ready for skiers and snowboarders to find it. The team that hid this geocache [...]
by: Danielle Navarre A new year begins the promise of new possibilities… 2015 presents the potential for lifelong memories and a long list of resolutions that we all cross our fingers we keep. Whether it be to spend more time with our families or shed that extra five pounds, we all make resolutions for the better. But for all the good intentions, only a tiny fraction of people keep their resolutions. However, one should never underestimate a geocacher and their iron will to reach any and everything they set their minds to. Since its early days, goals have been [...]
The 14th year of geocaching is coming to close. Our passion for adventure this past year bubbled over with Personality, First to Finds, Wet Surprises, a Message in a Bottle and another epic First to Find. Those are your Top 5 Posts of 2014. Click on any post to see what the fuss is about. 5) Epic First to Find 4) Message in a Bottle 3) Wet Surprises – The Video 2) First to Find – After 4,355 Days 1) Take the Geocaching Personality Quiz Now, brag a little bit, share your top geocaching moment of 2014 in comments [...]
Editor’s note: DNF’s or Did Not Finds are an important part of the geocaching experience, and maybe one of the most frustrating parts. The questions start to boil over, is it even here, why is the hint so vague, can’t anyone post a picture which offers a clue? WHY!?! But, as we learn through exploring, it’s not often the destination but the journey. Geocachers, Peanuts or Pretzels, show us that sometimes a DNF is the gift of a story, a voyage, a view and a sunset. By: Josh & Liz Peanuts or Pretzels www.peanutsorpretzels.com Recently, we took to the [...]
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