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The 8 Most Amazing Geocaches in the US for Beginners

 

Oldest Unfound Geocache in Europe… Found! (12 years later)

The geocacher who found the oldest unfound geocache in Europe on a thin ridge line of one of Europe’s most imposing mountains, doesn’t even like climbing. In fact, DeepButi doesn’t like caves either, but when the prize at the end of the adventure is a First to Find (FTF) after 12 years, 1 month, and 3 days…well, there’s no stopping him then. The Traditional Geocache, ‘Puppet Theatre stash on the Mont Blanc’ (GC89FF) sat undisturbed among frigid slabs of rock and shifting snowdrifts for years. Several intrepid geocachers had attempted the search—and some came very close—but none had laid eyes [...]

An Achiever’s Reflection on the 7 Souvenirs of August

Bri Suffety is one of the awesome Geocaching HQ lackeys who participated in this month’s 7 Souvenirs of August promotion. Here, she tells us how she became an Achiever.    You can’t see me, but my head is held high as I admit that I have a competitive streak. Not the every-man-for-himself kind; it’s more like I’m in a constant competition with myself. So from the announcement of the 7 Souvenirs of August (7SofA) promotion, I began loosely crafting a plan for which caches I should save for the month. The next thing I knew, Geocaching HQ was split into [...]

Geocaching by the Light of the Super Duper Moon

By Annie Studer Last night, Geocachers around the world ventured out via the light of the  “Super Duper Moon” when the full moon was at its closest orbital point (perigee) to the Earth. It will be 20 years before we’ll see another full moon this close to Earth, so whether you’re a new to geocaching or have over 10,000 finds, this was an excellent opportunity to find a geocache at night.   Some may be familiar with NightCaching, OwlCaching, or SuperMoonCaching, but this was SuperDuperMoonCaching. Since the moon was at the nearest proximity to Earth, it appeared larger and brighter [...]

August 16 Proclaimed Seattle Geocaching Day by Mayor Ed Murray

Celebrate exploration and adventure during Seattle Geocaching Day   Join 3,000 adventure seekers from around world at the Geocaching Block Party on August 16.


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