Base-A Port Lockroy — Geocache of the Week

Traditional
GC4TM62
by kripau
Difficulty:
1.5
Terrain:
3.5
Location:
Antarctica
S 64° 49.500′ W 063° 30.000′

Intrepid is the spirit of geocaching, and few caches portray this better than GC4TM62, “Base-A Port Lockroy.” Our Geocache of the Week brings us to the farthest reaches of our globe: Antarctica. A largely untouched and inhospitable expanse, it takes a certain disposition to survive (and geocache) here. Do you have what it takes? Pack your snow boots and parka and find out!

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If you’re cold, they’re cold: a guide to winter-proofing your geocache

For those in the Northern Hemisphere, the chilly months are in full swing. While you might be busy cozying up, let’s not forget about that sweet cache you hid back in July. Yes, it was really cool, but how airtight was your maintenance plan? Are you ready for the elements? Is your geocache?!

Find out with these five quick tips for winter-proofing your hide:

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Geocache of the Week Flashback Edition: LAMEIRINHA

Traditional
GC16670
by eterlusitano
Difficulty:
3
Terrain:
2
Location:
Braga, Portugal
N 41° 29.240′ W 008° 04.134′

The closer you look for a cache, the more details you’ll see. At first glance, you may see a rock, but the longer you look at it, the more you realize it’s not just a boulder; it’s a… house!? Join us as we journey back to “LAMEIRINHA,” a cache we showcased almost ten years ago and are revisiting as this week’s Geocache of the Week (GC16670).

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