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Announcing the April 2015 Geocacher of the Month

The April 2015 nominees for the celebrated Geocacher of the Month award run the gamut of what it means to be a legendary geocacher. For Marchand de cailloux, it means crafting intricate, clever, beautiful wood caches.     For Zugführer, it means organizing Cache-Events that repeatedly draw dozens of old and new geocachers alike.     For hoosiersunshine & FailedApparatus it means inventing a highly popular local geocaching trivia night complete with customized trophy.     The featured Geocacher of the Month is named by a panel at Geocaching HQ after reviewing community input and blog comments. It’s a tough decision, given the combined contributions of these […]

Geocaching HQ Says Geocaching without Speaking a Word

Editor’s Note: What you’re seeing above is a word that sparks the imagination and inspires exploration. The ingredients a person must possess to go geocaching include only a spirit for adventure. It’s not bound by any particular facilities and especially not bound by hearing. The blog post you’re about to read is from Holly Walker. She’s the guest experience coordinator at Geocaching HQ who hosted our first visit with an American Sign Language interpreter for deaf geocachers.  Geocaching For All! At Geocaching Headquarters (HQ), our goal is to make everyone an explorer and make every location an adventure. One of the […]

Help Name the April 2015 Geocacher of the Month

This month’s nominees for the very special Geocacher of the Month award take the geocaching cake for their contributions to the game we love. Among them are a geocaching event organizer extraordinaire, the founders of a popular geocaching trivia series, and a maker of intricate and clever wooden caches. The decision won’t be easy. Luckily, we have you to help. Post your vote below and let us know who you think should take home the earned, never for sale, Geocacher of the Month Geocoin (at left). Although all the nominees will receive prizes, the featured Geocacher of the Month will receive the exclusive […]

Geocacher Finds Lost Wedding Ring and Searches for Owner

Editor’s Note:  Geocaching HQ holds an all company meeting once a month. The 80 folks from HQ; engineers, designers, IT pros, community managers, the volunteer support team, all the way through to the creators of Jeremy Irish and Bryan Roth, discuss all things geocaching. The meeting changes each month. But there’s one constant. Every meeting starts with a community story. The story showcases the best of the geocaching world, inspiring and connecting HQ even further to the lifestyle we help power and support.   If you have a story you think we should read in the next Geocaching HQ meeting, tell us about […]

Happy Earth Day, Geocachers!

There has never been a better day to care for the geocaching game board (our planet!) than today — regardless of whether you live somewhere that celebrates Earth Day.   Take a moment to think about the most beautiful place you’ve ever gone geocaching. Got it? Now consider: will that place continue to exist without the efforts of people who care for it? How can you be one of those people? The answer may depend on the space you thought of and your situation in life. But here are six suggestions to jump-start your contributions this week…and beyond. 1. Sign up for a CITO event […]

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