Torres del Paine: Maya-treasure-03 (GC3RT6A) — Geocache of the Week

Traditional
GC3RT6A
by CacheGert
Difficulty:
4.5
Terrain:
4
Location:
Chile
S 50° 56.549 W 072° 56.978

Are you ready to take a “peak” at a great find? Hike yeah! Strap in and warm up for this T4 cache! Hidden near Mirador de Las Torres, in Torres del Paine, Chile, our weekly geocache highlight requires a long hike but takes you to a remarkable panoramic view. Torres del Paine is situated in southern Chilean Patagonia, surrounded by mountains, glaciers, and many bodies of water. It really is a cacher’s paradise. Lace up your boots, and let’s start this journey up the winding path to our Geocache of the Week, Torres del Paine: Maya-treasure-0 (GC3RT6A).

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Join us and REI to #OptOutside

For many of us, 2020 did not look the way we imagined. We each had challenges to overcome this year as our realities changed. Geocaching offered us a way to escape into nature and reset our perspectives. As we opted to spend more time outside, we realized that nature has a unique way to heal us all. When things felt uncertain we could count on venturing outside, feeling the solid ground beneath our shoes, breathing in the fresh air of the great outdoors, and holding our GPS or phone in hand as we headed out to participate in the world’s largest treasure hunt.

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New country souvenir, Albania, with Geocache of the Week: Butrint

Traditonal
GC32Q2J
by Fefekladno
Difficulty:
3
Terrain:
2
Location:
Albania
N 39° 44.748 E 020° 01.231

Today, we release a new country/regional souvenir for Albania. If you have found a geocache in Albania, you automatically receive the souvenir on your profile.

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Our sun sets to rise again with the Last 2020 and First 2021 souvenirs

We did it. We made it. This year brought unprecedented change, but we still came together as a community despite challenges. We adapted by figuring out Zoom to see our friends, geocaching solo, and planning future outings. Even through it all, caches were found, souvenirs were earned, and travel bugs achieved their mileage goals.

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