Park your plane here — Geocache of the Week

Traditional
GC44JRE
by TiedyeSmileys
Difficulty:
1.5
Terrain:
2
Location:
Northern Territory, Australia
S 12° 39.471 E 131° 04.591

Wheels up and prepare for takeoff, geocachers, because this cache will surely make your heart soar!

Our Geocache of the Week, “Park your plane here” (GC44JRE), takes players on a tour through history as they trek the Northern Territory of Australia to find this aviation-themed cache.

So fasten your seatbelts, passengers—we’ve got clear skies ahead!

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New challenge October 3: Help Signal escape the hedge maze

Finally, Signal sees a light in the distance of the cave. He marches forward, away from the troll who is distracted by the jewel he found. The light in the distance and a sweet smell of flowers lead him out of the cave and into an elaborate hedge maze. Will Signal be able to navigate through the maze and continue on his quest? Geocachers have until October 3 at noon UTC to escape the cave before we find our way through the hedge maze. Continue reading →

Creative caches: Phone booth caches

Geocache hiders have a knack for turning objects that seem unremarkable into something special. Others might walk past lampposts, guardrails, or park benches and think nothing of them, but cache hiders walk past and see the potential to get creative and add a new spot to the geocaching gameboard. This kind of inventiveness is especially on display in phone booth caches. Though nowadays they’re often out of use, phone booths still exist in many areas and provide perfect camouflage for a geocache. Read on for three examples of phone booths that cache hiders changed from everyday to extraordinary. Continue reading →

Under Pressure – Geocache of the Week

Traditional Cache
GC1GPAB
by Raynebeau
Difficulty:
5
Terrain:
2
Location:
Montana
N 46° 54.831 W 114° 02.007

👑 Ready to find treasure in the Treasure State? 👑

Welcome to Missoula, Montana, a lush yet rugged western town with national forests in almost every direction. A challenging D5 cache awaits you.

Can you spot this magnetic marvel? 🔎 Test your geo-senses with “Under Pressure,” our latest Geocache of the Week (GC1GPAB).

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Confessions of a cache owner

Owning a geocache is one of the most rewarding parts of the game. Cache owners have to find the perfect location, craft the best camouflage, narrate thoughtful stories on the cache page, and so much more. But, sometimes, even the best cache owners struggle, or some may even have well-kept secrets about what their cache ownership looks like. Here are a few informative and funny moments cache owners are guilty of doing and confessed to us:

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