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SALAR de UYUNI – ISLA INCAHUASI – Geocache of the Week

SALAR de UYUNI – ISLA INCAHUASI – Geocache of the Week

Traditional GC2FFMJ by thesaurus Difficulty: 2 Terrain: 2 Location: Isla Incahuasi, Bolivia S 20° 14.649 W 067° 37.535 Image by trilhosecaminhos Imagine, if you can, over 10,000 km² (4,000 mi²) of empty, open, flat space. Visibility is clear for as far as the eye can see over the pristine, white ground. In the distance,...

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Guide to the Geocaching® app’s new navigation

Guide to the Geocaching® app’s new navigation

You’re always looking for ways to move faster, find more geocaches, and get more out of each adventure. So Geocaching HQ has designed a new navigation that will help you do all that and more. The new navigation is based on more than six months of research into how cachers like you use the...

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GeoTour Azores (GT6F)

GeoTour Azores (GT6F)

There isn’t a more explosive GeoTour on our planet than GeoTour Azores. Located roughly 850 miles west of mainland Europe, the Azores consists of 9 volcanic islands with a whopping 150 geocaches scattered across the lush, mountainous islands. The exotic nature of this group of islands has a global appeal and is part of...

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Five Project-GC features you may not know about

Geocaching API partner Project-GC is well known in the community for its advanced tools and personalized statistics. What you may not know is that Project-GC also provides dynamic notifiers so you can stay on top of your geocaching game. Last year, we suggested four reasons to start using Project GC and today, we are...

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Out with the old, in with these two new souvenirs!

2018 has been out of this world for geocaching—literally! We became Official Space Explorers during Planetary Pursuit, traversed forests, deserts, oceans, and up to the mountaintops to discover beings never before known to man during Hidden Creatures, and found ourselves through our geocaching personalities. Not ready to come back down to Earth yet? We’ve...

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No strength required, just ingenuity 2 — Geocache of the Week

No strength required, just ingenuity 2 — Geocache of the Week

Mystery Cache GC11AT5 by PZ Dude Difficulty: 4 Terrain: 1.5 Location: Ohio, United States N 39° 46.645 W 084° 03.946 No strength required, just ingenuity 2 — Geocache of the Week The cache is located at the top of the Wright State University sign. Seems simple enough, right? Just climb up, grab the cache,...

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GIFF starts this weekend — log your Will Attend now!

GIFF starts this weekend — log your Will Attend now!

The smell of popcorn in the air, gnomes dancing everywhere… it can only mean one thing: It’s time for the 2018 Geocaching International Film Festival! From November 8-12, the 16 never-before-seen GIFF finalist films will make their international debuts on hundreds of screens all over the world. Some GIFF Events will be themed—like this...

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A List to Love

A List to Love

Caching for 14 years, Annie Love (username Love) has enjoyed caching adventures and meeting community members all over the world. She began working at Geocaching HQ in 2007, working at the front desk before there even was a front desk. Nowadays, Annie manages the API and Trackables programs and is known for caching in...

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Kostnice / Ossuary – Geocache of the Week

Kostnice / Ossuary – Geocache of the Week

Mystery GCP0JT by Dryjak Difficulty: 2 Terrain: 1.5 Location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia N 49° 57.709′ E 015° 17.295′ It’s a dark and stormy night. Thunder crashes, lightning strikes! Through the crags of an old eastern European village, the flash of light illuminates a medieval chapel. As the mist clears, it becomes apparent that the...

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The Jasmer Challenge

The Jasmer Challenge

One of the oldest and most popular geocaching challenges is the Jasmer Challenge. To complete the challenge, you must fill your Jasmer grid by finding caches placed in every month since geocaching began in May 2000. As of the time of this blog publication, there have been 222 months since the beginning of geocaching,...

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