Editor’s note: Geocaching HQ staff are attending dozens of Mega-Events around the world, shaking hands, sharing stories of adventure, and of course, geocaching. Each person at Geocaching HQ brings their own unique talent to advancing the adventure. Some write code for the website, others design images for the apps, and some shoot videos explaining it all. Justin Dover or dova dov is part of the IT team at Geocaching HQ. This is his Mega-Event experience. By Justin: As someone with very little world traveling experience, I was somewhat intimidated when I discovered that I had been selected to attend GC4MEGA Big Äppel. [...]
I found all six souvenirs, but my achiever souvenir wasn’t issued? Visit your 7 Souvenirs of August Trophy Case to unlock your Achiever souvenir. I can’t see my friend’s/spounse’s/brother’s/pet’s 7 Souvenirs of August Trophy Case. What’s up with that? You can see all of the souvenirs that you friend/spouse/brother/pet has earned on their Public Profile under the Souvenirs tab. You can find their Public Profile using this tool. How do I delete these souvenirs? You can hide a souvenir from your Public Profile on Geocaching.com by selecting the “Hide This” button below the souvenir you would like to remove on your Private [...]
Celebrate the Inspiring Geocacher in Your Life Nominate a Featured Geocacher of the Month They’re the geocachers who’s hides make you stop, pause, and whisper “wow”. They unite the local, even global, geocaching community with their infectious enthusiasm. They take the time to teach new geocachers how to enjoy the game. Add these up and you have a perfect nominee for Geocacher of the Month. Geocaching HQ celebrates three nominees for Geocacher of the Month, well, every month. Your comments help name one of the nominees as the Featured Geocacher of the Month and they earn serious swag. If [...]
This blog post is perhaps the perfect way to wrap up an amazing year in the world of geocaching. We’re announcing the featured Geocacher of the Month for November. Each of the nominees is already a winner, with a prize package headed their way. The nearly 800 comments from supporters of the three nominees are a must-read for anyone feeling a little bit down, or who doubts the impact one person might have on their community. The comments are a testament to the giving nature of geocachers. All the nominees contributed to their local communities and inspired the worldwide community. [...]
Let’s set the scene. You’ve heard a few friends talk about this thing called “geocaching” and you fancy you might be pretty good at it. After all, you are fairly certain that your uncanny ability to locate lost car keys must mean that you have pirate’s blood coursing through your veins. With your handy-dandy smart phone in hand, you set off to find the nearest geocache. According to your GPS you are right on top of it – but wait! Where’s the X marks the spot? You search high and low. You are on the verge of giving up when [...]
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