The Reach the Peak leaderboard resets on December 6

November is coming to a close and many geocachers have reached the peak of Kilimanjaro by finding geocaches and Adventures. For all who are still making the climb, you have until the first Monday of the month, December 6, 2021 at noon UTC to earn both souvenirs for Kilimanjaro. On Monday, December 6 noon UTC the Reach the Peak leaderboard will reset and we’ll head to Alaska to summit North America’s tallest peak, Denali. Continue reading →

Adventure Lab® Spotlight: Catskill Fire Tower Challenge

When you want to go somewhere to see a beautiful view, there are some places that immediately jump to mind. Maybe you’ll head out to a geocache on a mountain peak that overlooks a lake, a skyscraper that gives a bird’s eye view of a city, or a hill that reveals a dazzling urban skyline. These are all great options, but if you’re a geocacher in the Catskill Mountains of Upstate New York, there is a different type of location you’ll want to visit for an impressive vista. Instead of taking an elevator to the top of a building, you’ll put on your hiking shoes and climb up five different fire towers as you complete the Catskill Fire Tower Challenge Adventure. Continue reading →

The Jewel of Sapphire – Geocache of the Week

Traditional
GCED4F
by GreenShades
Difficulty:
2
Terrain:
1
Location:
Évora, Portugal
N 38° 36.993′ W 008° 19.405′

Although geocaching is certainly a recent addition in the history of the world it seems to span across the ages. It has allowed us to explore new places as well as those left almost forgotten. We are traveling back in time to the 15th century to explore the small abandoned village of Safira, Portugal, where we find our Geocache of the Week, The Jewel of Sapphire (GCED4F).

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Find great gifts for all kinds of geocachers and get a free Travel Bug® with purchase

The holiday season is starting and that means two things:

1. Starting today geocachers receive a free trackable with purchase from Shop Geocaching or participating international retailers!
2. It’s time to start thinking about gifts for the geocachers in your life.

Every year we celebrate the holiday season with by offering a limited-edition free trackable free gift with purchase. This year’s holiday trackable is a snow globe Travel Bug® that is sure to bring a smile to any trackable fan. Continue reading →