Virtual Cache in Paris: GC7B6KT

Virtual Rewards: The world is your oyster!

Virtual Cache in Paris: GC7B6KT
One of many Virtual Rewards around the world

Virtual Caches are about discovering locations rather than containers. Since August 2017, close to 1,300 new Virtuals have been published in almost 70 countries around the world. We’ve gathered ten of the most iconic, remote, and/or downright quirky Virtual Caches for you to discover.

Have you found one of the new Virtual Rewards?

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Real inspiration for Virtual Caches: part two

There have already been over 764 Virtual Caches published in 52 countries since August 24, 2017 when Virtual Rewards were introduced! Part one of this series focused on Virtuals that already existed, but this time we’re featuring new Virtual Caches from around the world.

Join us on a virtual trip around the world!

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Real inspiration for Virtual Caches: part one

As we look forward to up to 4,000 new Virtual Caches to be published over the coming year, we’re sharing some fun, quirky, and downright cool caches that you can go out and find right now! After all, a Virtual Cache is all about discovering a location rather than a container.

Here’s a quick background on Virtual Caches for those who are new! The requirements for logging a Virtual Cache vary — you may be required to answer a question about the location, take a picture, complete a task, etc. In any case, you must visit the coordinates before you can post your log. Although many locations are interesting, a Virtual Cache should be out of the ordinary enough to warrant logging a visit.

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Introducing Virtual Rewards!

Based on feedback we have received about Virtual Rewards, Geocaching HQ has decided to update the blog post with a new statement, found at the end of the post.

Geocaching HQ is thrilled to announce the release of Virtual Rewards, a project to reward some of geocaching’s great contributors, while also introducing a limited number of new Virtual Caches for the enjoyment of the entire geocaching community.

Starting today, approximately 4,000 geocachers in 63 countries around the world will receive emails with information about their Virtual Reward. This group is made up largely of top quality cache hiders from countries with at least 100 hiders. We created an algorithm to identify these people based on overall cache quality and cache health. Active community volunteers are also receiving a Virtual Reward as a thank you for giving their time and talent to support the geocaching community.

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