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The World’s Most Forgettable Geocache and its Secret Lesson

  The geocache page for Krneki #1 reads, “You don’t really need to visit this cache. The place is not of any interest, the container is awful…” If you’ve read this far, you’ve just read the sub-sub-genre of geocaching satire. Krneki #1 geocache owner icabrian recently visited Geocaching HQ in Seattle. He popped in after traveling thousands of miles from his home country of Slovenia. The emerging geocaching country is home to more than 3,600 hidden caches, and it’s also home to a fiery debate. Each geocaching community wrestles with this very question at some point:   What defines a quality […]

Be #Inspired by 197 of the Best #Geocache Hides

Just Follow the Favorite Points to the #OMGeocache There’s a difference between finding a good geocache and finding a geocache that makes your jaw drop, racks up the Favorite Points, and inspires geocachers around the world. We call these #OMGeocaches. Fortunately, finding these geocaches isn’t too hard. You can see some for yourself on the Geocaching Pinterest board with 197 Creative Geocache Hides. Every week, the blog features one of these geocaches as Geocache of the Week. And when you’re ready to find one in the wild, Geocaching Premium members can sort by Favorite Points on the new search page. […]

Introducing the Powerful New Geocaching Search

Find More Geocaches, Faster with the New Search   We’re excited to announce the launch of the new geocache search tool. It’s faster, easier to use and helps you find the exact adventure you want—and it’s all thanks to the geocaching community. We started the upgrade by asking geocachers what they wanted, then gave Geocaching Premium members a Sneak Peek at the new tool before launch. Now the new search is ready for prime time. Take it for a spin by searching for Pi Day events and Mystery Caches near you so you can earn your Pi Day souvenirs on […]

FAQ: The New Geocache Search Tool

We’re excited to announce the launch of the new geocache search tool! We’re excited to announce the launch of the new geocache search tool. It’s faster, easier to use and helps you find the exact adventure you want—and it’s all thanks to the geocaching community. If you have questions not answered here, find us on Facebook or Twitter, or visit the Geocaching Help Center. Be sure to test drive some of our favorite searches: Find events near you. Find the oldest geocaches near you. Find the Mystery Caches you have solved, but not yet found. Plan a geocache outing with your geocaching […]

Ain’t No Mystery: Use the Geocaching Intro app to find Mystery Caches this Pi Day

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 […]


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