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Trackable Do’s and Don’ts

There are literally thousands of Travel Bug® trackables bounding around the world right now. They’re powered by geocachers, traveling geocache to geocache. Travel Bugs travel in pockets, backpacks, purses and snuggle up in suitcases for long distance voyages. Sometimes though, their travels stop cold. Standby for a sad emoticon. The trackables get stuck in couch cushions, lost in the kitchen junk drawer or simply (and sadly) forgotten. Here are 3 tips to help Travel Bugs do what they do best: travel. First, if you find a Travel Bug® or any trackable in a geocache, you are not required to trade anything for it. But [...]

May the Geocacher of the Month Be With You: Comment Now

Each month the global geocaching community meets three outstanding geocachers. Their task is to help decide which one will be known forevermore as a Geocacher of the Month. This month, we’re fittingly deciding the May Geocacher of the Month. So to the all the geocachers listed below… May the Geocacher of the Month be with you. The geocachers showcased below lead by example—thousands and thousands of examples. While their find counts are superhuman, they’re more than personable to new geocachers, and more than amazing when it comes to geocache hides. Each of the nominees below is an essential part of [...]

The Newest Geocacher of the Month is….

Feel’n down? Feel’n like the world’s missing good people? Check out the comments in the North American Edition of Geocacher of the Month. All three nominees for Geocacher of the Month contribute to their local communities and inspire geocachers around the globe. They’re good-hearted, welcoming folks who are passionate about sharing the joys of geocaching. Each of the geocachers will receive special recognition and a prize package for their contribution to the adventure of geocaching. Before naming the Geocacher of the Month, Geocaching HQ reviews community input and blog comments. Each comment is read and posts in native languages are [...]

North American Edition of Geocacher of the Month: Comment Now

Sometimes continents must choose. Welcome to an all North American edition of Geocacher of the Month. This month we’re introduced to three geocaching community champs from North America. They’re already winners: recognized by their local communities, placers of inventive and well-loved geocaches and all-around advocates for new geocachers to join the adventure. Your comments below help decide who takes home the earned, never-for-sale, Geocacher of the Month geocoin. Each featured Geocacher of the Month will receive the special edition Geocoin, a hat and a profile icon. They’ll also receive a certificate acknowledging their contributions, signed by two of the founders [...]

Say “Well Done” to the Latest Geocachers of the Month

A geocaching couple who can literally say they’ve cached their way through an entire country—and mean it—claim the latest Geocacher of the Month award. Comments and shared stories of two people who have not just found more than 10,000 geocaches, but inspired countless geocachers. Their well-maintained hides deliver instant memories. Oh, they also found a vast majority of the geocaches in South Africa. While there is only one Geocacher of the Month, each of the nominees is already a winner, with a prize package headed their way. All of the nominees add an important contribution to their local communities and [...]


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