I love watching non-geocachers (aka muggles) try to absorb the concept of geocaching. I’m sure you’ve all heard this same reaction before: Wait. You find boxes in the woods? Well that’s just irrational. It’s true. The things we do as geocachers may seem a little crazy at times. But good news! This Pi Day (March 14, 2015), we’re introducing a dose of rational to the irrational—all thanks to a team of designers here at Geocaching HQ. Earlier this year, we shared an inside look at how we collect feedback from the community and how that feedback influences the tools that […]
Earn one out of two souvenirs on Saturday, March 14 Pi Day by finding a Mystery Cache. (Earn the other souvenir by attending any Geocaching event on March 14) Does the thought of having to decode encrypted messages make you break out in hives? If yes, then take a deep breath and find your happy place because we have just the tips to sooth your Mystery Cache anxiety and prepare you for March 14th, 2015. Mystery Caches (also known as Puzzle caches or Unknown caches) are a type of geocache for those who enjoy an extra challenge. They require geocachers to solve […]
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 […]
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