Watch this video to see geocachers from around the world united on 10-10-10 for a record-breaking day. More geocaching accounts logged caches on 10-10-10 than any other day in geocaching history. The previous record of 56,654, set on April 18, 2010, was shattered by more than 15,000. Geocachers recorded video of their adventures and posted the videos on the official Geocaching.com Facebook page. Join them and Lackeys as they celebrate ten years of geocaching and ten years of Groundspeak on 10-10-10 by getting outside, geocaching and breaking a record.
The official final count for accounts logging a cache on 10-10-10 is 78,313.
Explore even more geocaching adventures in the Geocaching.com Lost & Found video gallery. Go along on a SCUBA cache, see a haunted cache in Texas and find out why a U.S. Army bomb disposal technician says geocaching kept him safe in Iraq.
Travel Bugs® are Trackables that move from geocache to geocache. They are attached to “hitchhikers” that take many forms — everything from action figures to toy cars to cinder blocks. Travel Bugs are explorers and ambassadors that crisscross the world, gaining stories on each step of their trek.
This Lost & Found video showcases the journey of a Travel Bug around the world. Geocacher Devbrain launched Coaster Coast in 2006. The Travel Bug ended up back in his hands after traveling more than 23,000 miles around the globe. Watch as he launches another Travel Bug, Coaster Coaster Coast, in an attempt to repeat the journey. You’ll also discover how easy it is start your own Travel Bug.
Have you ever launched a Travel Bug?
Explore even more geocaching adventures in the Geocaching.com Lost & Found video gallery. You can go along on a heart racing five difficulty/five terrain geocache, see the geocache on the International Space Station and find out why a U.S. Army bomb disposal technician says geocaching kept him safer in Iraq.
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Share your Trackable stories for a chance to win this rare and coveted Moun10bike Trackable.
Share your Trackable stories for a chance to win a rare and coveted Moun10bike Trackable.
Try your caption writing skills in the fourteenth installment of our Geocaching Caption Contest. You could win a barely coveted prize. This photo comes directly from Groundspeak Headquarters. The lobby is decorated for the Halloween holiday.
What caption would you write? “Muggles sure have gotten smaller, more orange and weirder.” You can do better.
Submit your caption and see what captions other geocachers have suggested. Please include your geocaching username in all entries.
You can help sway the vote. “Like” the caption you think should win. If you think your caption should win, tell (bribe) friends and strangers to vote for you. Lackeys will then decide between the top captions to crown the winner of this Geocaching Caption Contest.
Barely coveted prize
The winner receives a barely coveted prize of a single German-language Official Geocaching.com Logbook .
17 Lackeys voted to award the winner of the thirteenth Geocaching Caption Contest a barely coveted prize.
“Lloret de Mar – Panoramic view” (GC14XM5) delivers what the cache owner promises. The search for this micro cache leads geocachers to a breathtaking view of the Mediterranean. Apache87 hid the cache in August 2007. More than two hundred geocachers have logged the difficulty 1.5, terrain 1.5 find.
The growing tally of those to log GC14XM5 includes more than a dozen geocachers that found GC14XM5 on 10/10/10.
On October 10th of this year there will be an Event Cache on a Bulgarian hillside, a 10 minute, 10 second Flash Mob near a hotel in Tianjin, China and two geocachers in the United States will even make 10-10-10 their wedding day.
These are just three of more than a hundred geocaching events dotting the globe on 10-10-10. Geocachers are taking October 10th, 2010 (10-10-10) to celebrate 10 years of geocaching and 10 years of Groundspeak in 2010. You can join too and make geocaching history.
The geocaching community is attempting to break the record for number of accounts that logged caches in a single day. Currently that number stands at 56,654. Even one log on 10-10-10 counts since we are tallying how many accounts log a cache, rather than the number of caches logged.
One 10-10-10 Event Cache will be remembered forever by at least two geocachers.
Portions of the 10-10-10 worldwide event will be captured in a Lost & Found video. You can play a part in the video clip which will be posted on Geocaching.com and its social media sites. Take your video camera along on your 10-10-10 adventure. All you have to do is simply record a ten second clip.
Tell the camera your geocaching name, the location (city, state, country) where you’re geocaching and one sentence about why you chose to geocache on 10-10-10. Post your short 10-10-10 clip to the Geocaching.com Facebook Page by the end of the day on 10-10-10. Posting your video clip on Facebook grants consent for its use in the Lost & Found 10-10-10 video. The best clips will make the video.
Currently ten Canadian Provinces, 17 locations in the United Kingdom, more than 40 American states and even an outpost in Afghanistan are signed up to commemorate 10-10-10 by geocaching. Don’t miss out! Explore the Geocaching Events Calendar to join an event near you. Log a cache that day and help break a geocaching record.