Geocache of the Week: Sigiriya Rock – The Lion Mountain

EarthCache
GC1MCV5
by MountainNinja
Difficulty:
1.5
Terrain:
4.0
Location:
Sri Lanka
N 07° 57.403’ E 080° 45.594’

Sometimes, geocaches bring us to incredible destinations, challenge us physically, or include a history lesson right from the cache site. Towering high above the Central Province of Sri Lanka, Sigiriya, or Lion Rock, provides the setting of these features and much more! A must-see destination for those visiting the island, Sigiriya’s unique appearance, ancient rock paintings, and geologic history collide in our first Sri Lankan Geocache of the Week: Sigiriya Rock – The Lion Mountain (GC1MCV5).

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Could you be a better hider?

Being a better hider begins long before a lucky geocacher claims an FTF (First to Find) on your brand new geocache. It even begins before you submit your freshly-hidden geocache for review. Some geocachers have had years to perfect their geocaches, while others are just starting out. Whether you’re currently a cache owner or a future one, here are four quick pointers to be a better hider.

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New country souvenir, San Marino, with Geocache of the Week: [BAU] La ferrovia Fantasma – The ghost railway

Multi-Cache
GC350VD
by the_bau_team
Difficulty:
2
Terrain:
1.5
Location:
San Marino
N 43° 58.079′ E 012° 28.816′

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

Just northeast of the Apennine Mountains, which stretch the length of the Italian Peninsula, one can discover the “Most Serene Republic of San Marino!” San Marino is a European microstate enclaved by Italy. Being completely surrounded by Italy plays a tremendous role in the nation’s rich cultural and historical development.

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Find World of Warcraft® trackables and save Azeroth!

A brand-new Pandemic System board game takes fans to the frozen continent of Northrend, where the malevolent Lich King and his undead Scourge continue to spread. Now you must stand together as iconic heroes from World of Warcraft®, defeating threats across the land, completing quests, and storming the gates of Icecrown Citadel to save Azeroth.

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