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Category Archives: Geocaching with Kids

This parking lot is weird. — Cadillac Ranch Cars (GC4K7Y3) — Geocache of the Week

Geocache Name: Cadillac Ranch Cars (GC4K7Y3) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 3/1.5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: When you set out on a geocaching adventure, you never know what you’re going to find. Of course we always hope it’s the geocache, but you could end up finding a place you never knew existed, another geocacher, a wild animal, or even—in this case—a few Cadillacs sticking up out of the ground. This art installation near Amarillo, Texas was created in 1974 and has been a must-see stop along Route 66 ever since. If you’re ever in the area, finding this geocache [...]

A little adrenaline never hurt anyone — Klettersteig Schweifinen (GC2FX7P) — Geocache of the Week

Geocache Name: Klettersteig Schwefinen Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 3.5/5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: Clever containers and parks in your city that you never knew about are great, but sometimes you need that shot of adrenaline to really make your geocaching experience totally amazing. If you’re not 100% confident in your rock climbing or rappelling skills, a trip on a ‘via ferrata’ might be what you’re looking for. These route ascend mountain cliffs with the use of metal rungs and cables that have been bolted into the rock. Climbers use special gear to clip in to these in order [...]

Epic Adventure, — Wet Surprise (GC1YV80) — Geocache of the Week Video Edition

Geocache Name: Wet Surprise (GC1YV80) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 2/5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: This was an incredible adventure and is a perfect example of how geocaching can take you to places you never would’ve visited without it. For more, check out the video above. What geocachers are saying: “Swam to it in my undies!  I gotta say, in 6+ years of caching, this is probably the coolest cache i’ve done so far…” – Thuescapades “This cache experience was my favorite of all time.” – reidsomething “What an amazing adventure! …Beautiful lake, amazing view of the mountain, and a cache full [...]

Whovians unite! — Doctor Who #13 (GC56Y0Z) — Geocache of the Week

    Video: Spoiler Alert!   Geocache Name: Doctor Who #13 (GC56Y0Z) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 3/1.5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: First, check out the video above. If you’re still scratching your head and wondering why this is Geocache of the Week, here are a few reasons: The creativity and craftsmanship that went into the container The awesome theme and decoration All of the positive logs and favorite points A dedicated geocache owner Not to mention, the threat of extermination via Daleks is a pretty unique feature for a geocache. What the geocache owner, carlep_99, has to say: [...]

Is this still Earth? — Rainbow’s End: Grand Prismatic Spring (GC1JY47) — Geocache of the Week

Geocache Name: Rainbow’s End: Grand Prismatic Spring (GC1JY47) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 2/1 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: If you’re still searching for an EarthCache to find in order to earn your Nature Lover souvenir for the Seven Souvenirs of August, consider visiting a place that doesn’t even look like it belongs on Earth. EarthCaches bring geocachers to geologic formations and require them to answer questions about that formation in order to make the find. The Grand Prismatic Spring (or as the CO of this EarthCache points out: “GPS” for short) is the largest hot spring in the United [...]


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