GBC 2 – Name that Tune — Geocache of the Week

Traditional
GC4VKVR
by WVTim
Difficulty:
2
Terrain:
1.5
Location:
West Virginia, United States
N 39° 30.146 W 077° 57.916

This blog post was written by Visitor Center maven and Geocaching HQ employee, Sarah

Along a Berkeley County trail in West Virginia are thirteen unique geocaches. Each is a unique gadget cache which, combined, have earned over 5000 Favorite points. Along this trail lies our Geocache of the Week. Lovingly constructed, Name that Tune certainly won’t fall flat, and is sure to test both your musical and geocaching skills.

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A very colorful Geocache of the Week

Stonehenge in the Desert — Geocache of the Week

Traditional
GC6H1TZ
by Kris32
Difficulty:
1.5
Terrain:
1.5
Location:
Las Vegas, USA
N 35° 50.385 W 115° 16.158
Traditional Cache “Stonehenge in the Desert”
Traditional Cache “Stonehenge in the Desert”

About twenty minutes southwest of Las Vegas, Nevada, just off the Interstate 15, you’ll see something extremely unusual, even for “Sin City”. No, it’s not a fancy casino, an ostentatious neon sign, or even the ghost of Elvis. What appears to be a mirage is real: seven towers, each about 30 feet tall, assembled from enormous boulders stacked on top of one another and painted in contrasting fluorescent colors. And, of course, there’s a geocache there. Continue reading →

Great Kaskaskia Dragon — Geocache of the Week

Traditional
GCHWFZ
by Barronvondobbin
Difficulty:
1.5
Terrain:
1.5
Location:
Illinois, USA
N 38° 58.467 W 089° 07.191

As the quest for thirteen legendary Hidden Creatures enters its final phase, we search the world for the last of the elusive beings. There is quite a stir in the midwest region of the United States where a dragon, who once devoured maidens and guarded his treasure-filled cave, now watches over a sacred Traditional Cache. He may even be a distant cousin of this summer’s infamous dragon and could hold the key to finding more creatures of lore.

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Vergissmeinnicht – Geocache of the Week

Multi-Cache
GC6Z4NP
by DiePastorentöchter
Difficulty:
4
Terrain:
3
Location:
Niedersachsen, Germany
N 52° 28.379′ E 007° 33.964′

Cache owners are the cornerstone of geocaching and many of them spend a lot of time, energy, and money to create memorable caches for the geocaching community. Some cache owners may even rent an entire house and turn it into a Multi-Cache which everyone who visits it will never forget.

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Local Landmarks #1: The little Mermaid (Havfruen)—Geocache of the Week

Traditional
GCR5F6
by Elmbaek
Difficulty:
1.5
Terrain:
1.5
Location:
Copenhagen, Denmark
N 55° 41.489′ E 012° 35.937′

Thirteen legendary Hidden Creatures have been recently spotted around the world. It’s been said they only appear in their respective habitats. Reports are pouring in from Copenhagen, Denmark, when one of the friendliest Hidden Creatures, the mermaid, breached the water’s surface to say hello near a famous landmark in her image.

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