EarthCaching is the magical combination of geocaching and geological discovery. EarthCaches are meant to teach geocachers about particular (and typically jaw-dropping) geological features. EarthCaches do not contain physical containers like most geocaches. They do, however, carry a piece of geological history that can date back millions and millions of years…which is certainly a treasure of sorts. How to Find an EarthCache Using Advanced Search you can customize your geocache search. Click on “Add Filters” to see advanced search options. Under “Geocache Types”, select EarthCache only. Premium Members can now search for EarthCaches using the free Geocaching app. Navigate to the posted coordinates of the […]
Nervous about finding your first Multi-Cache but tired of seeing that non-smiley spot on the map? Finding a Multi-Cache is a great way to uplevel your Geocaching game. Multi-Caches involve two or more locations, with the final location being a physical container with a logbook inside. There are many variations to this idea, but typically you’ll visit at least two locations, or stages, to collect the information you’ll need to find the physical geocache container at the last stage. Watch this short instructional video for an overview: 1. Pick a Multi-Cache to find We recommend starting with one that has Difficulty/Terrain […]
Invite your friends to join the adventure Doing a happy dance by yourself after making a find is fun, but nowhere near as much fun as doing a happy dance with a bunch of your friends. No, really—see for yourself. The Geocaching Road Trip ‘15, celebrating 15 years of Geocaching, is kicking off in a little under two weeks. Now is the time to get your friends to join you on the adventure. It’s easy. Just use our Refer a Friend page to post an invite on Facebook or Twitter, or to send an invite email. It’ll have all the […]
We all know the online log is where the meat of your geocaching story goes after a successful find. There’s one constant with your traditional geocaching experience. You find the geocache and you sign the log book. Usually the geocache logbook get nothing more than a signature and a quick smiley-face. But some geocache owners have taken their maker madness to the next level, crafting such elegant and clever logbooks you’ll wish you had more to say. As with this Tolkien-inspired logbook by Mr Derek M, some geocache owners decide to fit the logbook to the theme of the geocache. Lord of […]
Geocaching partnered with Diary of a Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney to create a fun set of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul trackable tags to celebrate the book’s release last year. What you may not know is that the Wimpy Kid trackables came about because Jeff Kinney is a geocacher. He enjoys taking his kids out on geocaching adventures. We are thrilled that he wanted to share one of his geocaching experiences with us. If you are following his series, you will be excited to learn that the next book, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School, will be […]
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