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2014 Geocaching International Film Festival Call for Entries

Your vision of geocaching cannot be contained by a simple Facebook photo, Tweet or even a mighty blog post. Nay, we say, your vision deserves much more. You need to tell your geocaching story through the majesty of a short video. Ready your geocaching muse. The Geocaching International Film Festival (GIFF) wants your vision of the adventure of geocaching to take flight in video on the big screen this summer in Seattle. It all happens the night before the Geocaching Block Party, which you should also attend. Enter your four minute video in any family-friendly genre: narrative, documentary, music video, animation, experimental, etc… [...]

Geocache Hider: Tips to Level Up Your Geocache

  Revisit Your Geocaches, Leave Them Feeling New   Let’s paint a mental picture: on cold, dark, rainy, frost-bitten, locust-infested nights—and all other nights—your geocache waits, hoping for intrepid explorers to sign the logbook. But if your geocache is lonelier than you expected, it might ultimately be waiting for a very special someone: you. Geocaches don’t just require maintenance; some may need some more tender loving care. If your geocache isn’t getting the “Found it!” after “Found it!” logs you think it deserves, there are options to help up the find count. Rewrite the description: Be creative, add some humor, [...]

You’re Part of the CITO Equation

Cache In Trash Out (CITO) needs you. It’s simple: you geocache in an area and then take trash out. One weekend per year, geocachers around the world join together to help remove trash from geocaching-friendly locations. Last year, geocachers around the globe created the most successful CITO year ever. Over 640 CITO events helped clear more than 50 tons of trash from parks and wild places around the world. That’s a staggering 100,000 pounds (45359.2 kg). Each person who logs an “Attended” for a CITO event on April 26 or April 27 this year earns a 2014 CITO souvenir for their Geocaching profile. They also earn [...]

Geocache Makers Now Have Their Own Mark

  The geocache Maker leads us into adventure and weaves a story where we write the next line with our log. Now geocache Makers have their own mark and mantra, “Go Forth & Create”. Celebrate and honor the geocache Maker who inspires and challenges you with a collection of Maker Madness supplies. Check out Maker patches, shirts and creative geocache containers. Celebrate Makers in person and learn tips for creating a clever geocache at a Maker Madness event near you. Hundreds of Maker Madness events are already planned. Now Go Forth & Create. From March 28 – April 7, geocachers around the [...]

France’s First GeoTour

Are you ready to participate in one of the first GeoTours in continental Europe? Do you want to discover a territory in a fun and unique way?  The Southwest Vendéen GeoTour might just be your next geocaching destination. Thanks to 150 new GeoTour geocaches you’re able to discover the region through a dozen geocaching loops. You’ll discover the watery wonder of the Marais Poitevin, the Côte de Lumière, the countryside, lakes, rivers, cultural and historical heritage. The circuits are designed to be made on foot along a loop and some are designed for biking. Join the teams that will participate [...]


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