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Preview: New Map Beta Feature

Here’s a 20 second video sneak peek at what’s ahead for your release next Tuesday—new map beta feature!

“Creative Geocaches” A Lost & Found Video

WARNING: This video and blog contain spoilers. Peter Gaylord has a reputation in the geocaching community. He’s know for his jaw-dropping creative hides. Peter goes by the username Dayspring. He says it best: “Creative geocachers literally think outside the ammo can.” Unlocking the creative caches may require figuring out how to “make your GPS device go blank” or following the sounds of a phantom doorbell. Watch as Dayspring and other geocachers like Trez* and goblindust, show you the secrets of creative caches. There are spoilers in the Lost & Found Video. But the geocachers hope the spoilers inspire […]

Travel Bug Rescue – Learn from a Pro

Scott Stracener is geocacher Me2Ugly.  You may recognize his name if you’ve ever had a Travel Bug in need of rescue.  He’s currently ranked among the best of the best in Travel Bug rescue. Scott talked to us about how you can request assistance in rescuing your wayward Travel Bug or become a rescuer yourself. Latitude 47: How did you hear about Travel Bug rescue? Scott: I found out about TB Rescue through  I was just clicking around the site and saw a banner ad.  I clicked on the banner to get more information.  I thought that it was […]

Groundspeak’s Lost & Found Celebration –’s Lost & Found Video

Geocachers from around the world celebrated ten years of geocaching at Groundspeak Headquarters in Seattle, Washington on July 4th, 2010.  The Lost & Found Celebration brought together thousands of geocachers, dozens of Lackeys, Groundspeak’s mascot Signal the Frog, the Bubbleman, a dunk tank and The Founders of Geocachers were also able to explore the Fremont neighborhood and earn a trackable HQ tag by completing a scavenger hunt. There’s more celebrating to come. Stay tuned for additional plans to commemorate ten years of geocaching. Tell us, how have you celebrated a decade of geocaching? You can see even more geocaching […]

The Founder of GeoWoodstock in His Own Words

Joe Armstrong, JoGPS, had an idea more than eight years ago.  The avid geocacher from Tennessee planned to gather the top ten geocachers in one location.  He thought, why not invite others?  And so, GeoWoodstock began.  Hear JoGPS tell the story in his own words.  JoGPS says it started as “all about the numbers” but continues as “all about the number “of new friends you make and smiles you share. Watch for a Lost & Found video story from this year’s GeoWoodstock VIII  in Carnation, Washington, USA.  The story will debut on July 20th.

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