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Klaatu Barada Nikto! — Aliens Among Us (GC1N0B9) — Geocache of the Week

Klaatu Barada Nikto! — Aliens Among Us (GC1N0B9) — Geocache of the Week

They’ve arrived! Photo by geocacher Moun10Bike Geocache Name: Aliens Among Us (GC1N0B9) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 1.5/2 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: Geocaching does more than just give us something to do. It gives us a way to explore and to meet new people. In fact, one of my favorite quotes is “the...

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A S*W*A*G Filled Mega-Event

A S*W*A*G Filled Mega-Event

Seattle vs Yuma Editor’s Note: Staff from Geocaching HQ in Seattle are visiting more than 30 Mega-Events around the globe this year, to shake hands, share stories and hear what you think is next for geocaching.  In February, the Southwest Arizona Geocachers hosted their signature event, S*W*A*G’s Yuma Mega #11, in sunny Yuma. Above...

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Dear (Aspiring) Geocache Hider: Earn a Souvenir

Dear (Aspiring) Geocache Hider: Earn a Souvenir

You’ve found geocaches that leave you in awe, now unlock the secrets of making those creative geocache hides. Celebrate Maker Madness. Hundreds of Maker Madness events around the world aim to inspire geocachers. Learn the magical formula that weaves innovative containers, inspiring locations and powerful storytelling into creative geocache hides. While amazing geocaches live on...

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Announcing the January Geocacher of the Month

Announcing the January Geocacher of the Month

The earned, never for sale, Geocacher of the Month Geocoin Geocachers from around the globe commented on their favorite geocachers, even if they only know them through their glowing reputation. It’s a small geocaching world out there and through nominees,  the worldwide community learned about three amazing geocachers this month. Each of the nominees...

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Don’t look down! — Vertical Limit I: Die Brücke (GCZVW2) — Geocache of the Week

Don’t look down! — Vertical Limit I: Die Brücke (GCZVW2) — Geocache of the Week

Gear up to get down—carefully. Photo by geocacher p-boro Geocache Name: Vertical Limit I: Die Brücke (GCZVW2) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 1.5/5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: Between inviting forest trails, urban jaunts and neighborhood parks, it’s easy to forget that there’s a whole other side to geocaching—the adrenaline-fueled adventure sport that only...

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France’s First GeoTour

France’s First GeoTour

Are you ready to participate in one of the first GeoTours in continental Europe? Do you want to discover a territory in a fun and unique way?  The Southwest Vendéen GeoTour might just be your next geocaching destination. Thanks to 150 new GeoTour geocaches you’re able to discover the region through a dozen geocaching...

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DNF for the Good of All Humanity

DNF for the Good of All Humanity

If you’re just joining the geocaching adventure, DNF stands for Did Not Find. It’s a log type when you’re searching for a geocache, and guess what, didn’t find it. But what you should also know, is that a DNF log can transform into a “Found it!” The log type doesn’t mean you’ve given up,...

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This one is a shoe-in. — Tree of Soles (GC27XEW) — Geocache of the Week

This one is a shoe-in. — Tree of Soles (GC27XEW) — Geocache of the Week

The Tree of Soles. Photo by geocacher RebelGTP Geocache Name: Tree of Soles (GC27XEW) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 1.5/1.5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: In my opinion, one of the coolest parts of geocaching is finding places you never would’ve seen before. Whether it’s a scenic lookout, a city park, a landmark—or in...

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Picture This: A Geocaching Trackable Frames a Journey

Picture This: A Geocaching Trackable Frames a Journey

Geocaching trackables travel far and wide—hopping from geocache to geocache in the hands of geocachers. If we could hear the stories they had to tell, we’d have an endless supply of tales that include action, adventure, love and maybe even some sci-fi. We haven’t developed talking trackables just yet (soon?), but they can still...

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Maker Madness Event Center

Maker Madness Event Center

Whether you’re a Social Butterfly or a Nature Lover, a Stats Geek, Traveler, or Puzzler (take the quiz and find out your geocacher type), it’s time to say thank you to a geocache maker near you. From March 28 – April 7, geocachers around the world will join together to celebrate the people in their community who make geocaching possible. We call this...

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