Can you believe that geocaching turned 20 years old this week? Neither can we! Geocaching has come a long way since the first geocache was placed on May 3, 2000. Here are some fun facts and a timeline of the history of the past 20 years of geocaching:Continue reading →
While many of us are still being asked to stay safe by staying home, it’s also important to acknowledge that others are able to go geocaching safely. Regardless of your current environment, what we all have in common is our love for geocaching, and our need to stay local. So, here are five ways to keep the spirit of geocaching going, while keeping it close to home.Continue reading →
2020 is a special year for geocaching as it marks the 20th year of people around the world using GPS technology to find adventure, community, and of course geocaches. This was all made possible by the events that took place on May 2, 2000, or as geocachers call it, Blue Switch Day.Continue reading →
Depending on your location, you may have been advised to practice social distancing. While we all know that it’s necessary to protect both ourselves and the more fragile members of our community, it can be especially challenging for geocachers.
We know that the urge to get out there and find a geocache is overwhelming, so here are five benefits that geocaching can provide to keep you safe and sane, right in the comfort of your own home.Continue reading →
Due to uncertainties related to Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), Geocaching HQ is postponing the Geocaching 20th Anniversary Celebration to 2021.
We are very sorry for any inconvenience this may cause, but we feel this is the best way to host the event in a safe and responsible manner. Many of you have made travel arrangements for the celebration and have been concerned about postponing your plans as the date draws nearer. So, although we hope we are able to meet at events by August, we know there is currently too much uncertainty to guarantee a safe event for all.
We look forward to welcoming geocachers to celebrate with us in Seattle next year!Continue reading →