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Nano gets a new twist — Nano Invasion: A Tangled Mess (GC3YJ5Z) — Geocache of the Week

    Geocache Name: Nano Invasion: A Tangled Mess (GC3YJ5Z) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 3.5/1.5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: It’s no secret that micro and nano geocaches sometimes get a bad rap. But with the right creativity and work ethic, even the smallest geocaches can be a big adventure. To sign the micro logbook in this geocache, you’ll have to work the container through a series of tubes until it reaches the exit. Be patient and you’ll earn your smiley in no time!   What geocachers are saying: “Talk about frustrating! When we found the cache I was quite […]

‘Tis Only a Flesh Wound — On a Dark Night (GC1JHWA) — Geocache of the Week

  Geocache Name: On a Dark Night (GC1JHWA)   Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 1.5/2 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: As nearly any geocacher knows, scrapes, scratches and other flesh wounds are inevitable when you’re searching for a geocache in the woods. But just like the black knight from Monty Python and the Holy Grail, mere flesh wounds can’t stop a geocacher. This geocache also reminds everyone to keep their sense of humor around while out searching. If you’re up for the challenge of finding this geocache, grab your coconuts (from an African Swallow, of course) and embark on your […]

Sunshine and Pancakes — Punakaiki Pancakes Earthcache (GCN98H) — Geocache of the Week

  Geocache Name: Punakaiki Pancakes Earthcache (GCN98H)   Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 2/1 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: There’s no denying the fact that the best cure for the wintertime blues are summer and breakfast foods—more specifically, pancakes. Conveniently, the entire Southern Hemisphere is enjoying their summer right now and this EarthCache will bring you to some of Mother Nature’s own pancakes—just don’t try to eat them. When you earn a smiley for this EarthCache, you’ll not only get to take in some breathtaking views, you’ll also learn an Earth-science lesson. Did you know that EarthCaches are a joint effort […]

Epic Winter Adventure Awaits! – Georgia on my mind (GCV3AH) – Geocache of the Week

      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 […]

Getting warmer… — Fire and Ice (GC4TXB2) — Geocache of the Week

Geocache Name: Fire and Ice (GC4TXB2)   Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 3/2.5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: As the first Geocache of the Week for 2015, this geocache sets the bar pretty high for the rest of the year. While it’s located in a nearby park, this multi-cache takes you on a journey that requires a few specific tools of the trade. It begins with a 9V battery to power the Arduino computer inside. From there, you need to either raise or lower the temperature of the probe on the geocache. Once you’re at the right temp, you’ll get the […]

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