The Goonies — Geocache of the Week

Traditional
GC3AYDN
by TCapitano
Difficulty:
3.5
Terrain:
1.5
Location:
Hessen, Germany
N 50° 13.332′ E 008° 39.926′

Hey, you guuuuuyyyyss! In a world full of many unknowns, it’s up to you to save the Goonies. Do you have what it takes to find the missing treasure and get back to safety before it’s too late? Are you brave like “Mikey,” creative like “Data,” or witty like “Mouth?” Gather your Goonie crew and set sail for an action-packed adventure of a lifetime with this Geocache of the Week: The Goonies (GC3AYDN). Continue reading →

Retro-Games — Geocache of the Week

Multi-Cache
GC976P1
by TeamNetzZwerg
Difficulty:
3
Terrain:
3
Location:
Bayern, Germany
N 48° 23.566 E 011° 00.470

As much as geocaching is about the new, the innovative, and the creative, a large part of the game is about nostalgia. Many players continue to use GPS devices as a nod to the game’s origins, and many still know the company behind geocaching as Groundspeak! When it comes to hobbies, nostalgia is all around. So, if you’re looking to go back in time, grab your quarters and press “Start” on our Geocache of the Week: Retro-Games (GC976P1).

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Tierischer Freizeitcache — Geocache of the Week

Mutlti-Cache
GC5V8BG
by snah007
Difficulty:
3
Terrain:
3.5
Location:
Baden-Württemberg, Germany
N 48° 41.650′ E 008° 28.973′

🤠This geocache makes you feel like you’re solving archeological mysteries🤠 (Video below)

In Baden-Württemberg, Germany there is a 5 stage Multi-Cache that offers an amazing adventure to those who can make it from stage to stage. Similar to an action-adventure movie with baited traps and hidden doors, GC5V8BG makes you think hard at each stage leaving no stone unturned. Of the geocachers that made their way through the daunting Multi, 92% awarded the cache with a Favorite point.

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Siegfrieds Schwert — Geocache of the Week

Traditional
GC70YWG
by die Helden und werner 54
Difficulty:
2.5
Terrain:
1.5
Location:
Hesse, Germany
N 49° 38.956 E 008° 30.668

A lost treasure, a dangerous dragon, and a fabled sword? This week’s Geocache of the Week, Siegfrieds Schwert (GC70YWG), brings a medieval epic back to life and lets you be the legend of this quest.

Image by BlackTempler.

The famous “Nibelungenlied” tells the tale of Siegfried, who slew the dragon Fafnir with his trusty sword “Balmung,” and bathed in the beast’s blood which rendered him invincible –  except for a single spot on his back where a leaf from a linden tree had fallen on him. Tragically, Siegfried dies in the course of the story and his sword “Balmung” is lost. Centuries later, in 2017 to be exact, a group of knightly cache owners created a geocache that challenges other cachers to find the fabled sword in a lush forest in southern Hesse, Germany.

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Geocache of the Week Flashback Edition: Lego – einer ist zuviel (GC13Y2Y)

Traditional
GC13Y2Y
by riechkolben
Difficulty:
2.5
Terrain:
1
Location:
Berlin, Germany
N 52° 30.568′ E 013° 22.362′

As we look back on twenty years of geocaching history, we are revisiting some of our favorite Geocache of the Week candidates from years past.

This week we’re looking back to February 2011 to a Geocache of the Week that is now a ‘piece’ of geocaching history. With a list of smileys longer than its neck and the most Favorite points of any geocache, Lego – einer ist zuviel stands tall atop the geocaching world. When we featured the geocache in 2011 it had just over 2,800 finds and 350 Favorite points. Nowadays GC13Y2Y boasts over 33,000 finds and has over 11,000 Favorite points.

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