Calling all filmmakers! Submit your film to GIFF 2018

The Geocaching International Film Festival is returning for another year of epic geocaching moments captured on camera.

If you’re a filmmaker, a geocacher, or something in between, GIFF 2018 is your chance to have your geocaching film viewed by thousands of people on movie screens all over the world. Submissions are now open!

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3 tips for finding Mystery Caches

Mystery Caches can be a bit of a, well, mystery! Known as Puzzle or Unknown caches as well, Mysteries are a “catch-all” geocache type that involves solving puzzles in order to decode the correct cache coordinates or crack secret clues to unlock a cache’s stash.

With varying degrees of difficulty, it can be daunting trying to figure out where to start with Mystery Caches. That’s why we’re sharing three tips* to help you solve those Mysteries and add another smiley to your find count!  

*Sneak Peek: one of these involves updates to our solution checker!

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How to make the most of Planetary Pursuit

It’s Planetary Pursuit liftoff! Geocachers around the world will be leaving Earth on a majestic journey to every planet in the Solar System, geocaching and earning souvenirs now through April 15, 2018.

As we kick off this geocaching journey, we talked with four Geocaching HQ employees (and super cachers) to see how they plan to make the most of Planetary Pursuit. Read on to learn geocaching tips from the pros*.

*Psst, it involves something new!

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7 geocaching stats from 2017 (video!)

Last week, we shared a timeline of all of the projects completed in the past year at Geocaching HQ. Today, we’re excited to share seven stats from the geocaching community that capture the excitement of geocaching in 2017! From making new friends to finding new caches, watch the highlights of geocaching in 2017 in this one minute video.

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