For most, the evolution of the geocache container begins with a sturdy great-great-great-grandfather geocache. It’s the iconic metal ammo can. But in one decade of geocaching, the geocache family tree branched off into dozens of directions. Each branch embodies the spirit of evolution. Geocaches now blend more and more into their natural environment. Say you place a cache on the outskirts of an estuary? There’s a bird geocache for that. You’re considering an urban cache on a park bench? We’ve heard of magnetic microcaches that resemble gum for that. Take a quick look at the picture below on the left. [...]
Posted By: Lackey Nate the Great Groundspeak’s Lost and Found tour is in full swing, with Groundspeak Lackeys attending geocaching events spread throughout the world. Earlier this month Lackey Powpea and I had the opportunity to visit the Second City for the first annual Chicagoland Cache-apalooza. The local geocaching organization, GONIL, hosted a fantastic event including 74 new geocaches placed and published over the weekend. Before the festivities began, however, we attended a CITO event at the Lucas Berg Nature Preserve in Worth, IL. Here is a little speck of green space in the heart of a metro area whose [...]
Meet the man behind one of the most engaging evolutions in geocaching… the geocoin. Jon Stanley, alias Moun10bike, is now a Lackey. But almost ten years ago he forged his way as a pioneer in geocaching. Go along with Jon as he retraces his steps in placing the first geocoin. See all the Lost & Found videos, from a geocache in space to an 88 year old geocacher, here.
I hope you’re blown away by the Lost & Found teaser video we posted in this blogging blast. Literally, I hope hurricane force winds of amazement shifted you from your seat in jaw-dropping anticipation of what’s to come. Ok. I’m just hearing this now. Alright. This just in. Our lawyers say we’re not liable for any “shifting,” femoral breakage or injuries incurred while watching said video, or “hurricane force winds of amazement.” Where were they when I almost snapped my femur on a shoot in Texas? Now, traditional behind the scenes blogs may not take you to the moment before [...]