Ahhhhhh. Every geocacher knows the satisfaction of spotting that ammo can, prying the lid open, and climbing inside. Wait. What? That’s right, folks. This geocache in Washington state, also known as GC4RPG8, is totally real, totally not photoshopped, and totally cool. And it isn’t going to be lost anytime soon. Big—and we mean BIG—geocaches are a whole new type of geocaching fun, for a few very big reasons. 1. The element of surprise A good geocache container has the finder saying, “WOAH.” A great geocache container has the finder saying “WOAH” and then mass-texting all the other geocachers she knows a photo of it. […]
May 2nd marks the 15th anniversary of when Geocaching began. Get out on May 2 and May 3 to find a geocache—any geocache—or attend a Geocaching event—any event or CITO— you’ll earn a special 15 Years of Geocaching souvenir. Plus, you’ll discover your geocaching mission for the summer. On the new search page, we’ve put together three new one-click searches to make choosing the geocache you want to find—and earn your souvenir with—easier. Just click the box to find events near you, the oldest geocaches in your area, or nearby geocaches with favorite points. Search Now (Hier kannst Du den Artikel […]
Any excuse to find a geocache in a ghost town, right? Geocaching HQ received notification that public access to the ghost town of Monte Cristo in the mountains outside of Seattle was about to be closed. Hazardous mining-related waste has to be removed. It’s the same location where Geocaching founder, Jeremy Irish and his wife Samsy placed one of the oldest caches in the state, on November 19, 2000. We decided to use the last weekend before the closing date of April 15th, 2015 to retrieve the historic geocache. An unexpected snowfall upped the terrain rating of the caching trip […]
Nur noch zweieinhalb Wochen bis zum CITO-Wochenende 2015 Bald ist CITO-Wochenende! Vom 24.-27. April treffen sich Geocacher aus aller Welt bei Events, um die Landschaft zu säubern, Bäume zu pflanzen oder eingewanderte Arten zu entfernen und ein Souvenir zu bekommen. Falls Du ein eigenes Event planst: Denke daran, dass alle Events zwei Wochen vor dem Event-Datum eingereicht werden müssen. Wenn Du vor hast, an einem Event teilzunehmen und Dir Dein Souvenir zu verdienen, solltest Du im Event-Kalender nach CITOs in Deiner Nähe suchen. Logge Deinen Teilnahmewunsch, um die Event-Veranstalter über Deine Teilnahme zu informieren. Such nach einem CITO-Event in Deiner […]
Earlier this year, the Geocaching HQ video team followed a team of brave geocachers on an endeavor that is unprecedented in the Geocaching world. Their ultimate goal: to find the most difficult EarthCache in the world. The video detailing their journey is now live for the geocaching community. EarthCaches were created as a joint partnership with Geocaching.com and the Geological Society of America. There’s no physical container, but each EarthCache teaches you an Earth science lesson. Once at the coordinates, geocachers must answer certain questions in order to log a find. Find an EarthCache near you. Ready to join the […]
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