Ten stunning EarthCaches from around the world


Are you getting ready for International EarthCache Day 2018?


Log any EarthCache on Saturday, October 13 or Sunday, October 14, and earn the International EarthCache Day 2018 digital souvenir. EarthCaches bring you to unique locations and teach fascinating geological lessons about Planet Earth.

Need some inspiration? Here are ten stunning EarthCaches from around the world.

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One for the Little People — Geocache of the Week

One for the Little People — Geocache of the Week

Virtual Cache
GCA4BC
by bazzle
Difficulty:
1.5
Terrain:
1
Location:
Oregon, United States
N 45° 31.064 W 122° 40.406
Welcome to Mill Ends Park in Portland, Oregon
Welcome to Mill Ends Park in Portland, Oregon

Geocaches come in all styles, types, shapes, and sizes. But did you ever stop to think about the area around geocaches? They can vary greatly too. This Geocache of the Week is a Virtual Cache located in a city park, but with a twist. After all, it’s the little things that count.

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Walking to the cache at low tide

Geocache swims across the English Channel

Seymour Tower at low tide
Seymour Tower at low tide

Finding the Traditional Cache L’Avarizon (GCWNGX) on the island of Jersey is no small feat. You must walk over a mile from the shore along a rugged coastline during low tide, making sure not to get stranded when high tide rolls in. Through an unusual series of events, a child stumbled upon the cache—when it washed ashore, over 100 miles (160 km) away on the other side of the English Channel in West Sussex, UK!

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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 →

Rolex watch lost 20 years ago recovered by geocacher (and it still works!)

A Rolex watch was found in Southern California by a geocacher 20 years after being lost
A Rolex watch was found in Southern California by a geocacher 20 years after being lost

This guest post is written by Southern California geocacher, snowyisland.

One sunny Saturday in Southern California, geocacher snowyisland went on a moderate hike to get some fresh air and log a few caches. In addition to the geocaches, she found one incredible piece of SWAG; a Rolex watch, twenty years after it was lost by the original owner. Here’s her story:

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