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Beat the Heat: 7 Safety Tips to Keep You Healthy, Happy, and Cool as a Cucumber

Beat the Heat: 7 Safety Tips to Keep You Healthy, Happy, and Cool as a Cucumber

Don’t let this be you! With 31 Days of Geocaching in full gear, we thought we would give you a few pointers on how to keep your cool in the midst of all the craziness. Tip #1: Don’t hit that snooze alarm! We love lazy weekend mornings as much as the next guy, but...

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Geocacher of the Month Nominees for July 2013 – Add Your Comments

Geocacher of the Month Nominees for July 2013 – Add Your Comments

The earned, never for sale, Geocacher of the Month geocoin (sun flare optional) From geocaching community websites, to creative geocaches to inspiration for geocachers—these nominees for Featured Geocacher of the Month have it all.  They’re spread across two continents and have contributed more than two decades of geocaching know-how to the adventure. This is your...

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Catching a ‘Cacher — How to Build a Better…(GC29F60) — Geocache of the Week

Catching a ‘Cacher — How to Build a Better…(GC29F60) — Geocache of the Week

Caught another one! Photo by geocacher Annaxxbanana There are many types of geocachers: casual, hardcore, stealthy, adventurous—the list goes on and on. The real question becomes, with so many different types of geocachers, how do you capture their attention and draw them to your geocache? We’ve given tips and ideas for creating great geocaches...

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31 Days of Geocaching Printable Calendar

31 Days of Geocaching Printable Calendar

Download the PDF of the 31 Days of Geocaching calendar you see below. Collect the calendar-style souvenirs for your Geocaching profile one by one. Each date you log a “Found it” or an “Attended” you earn the souvenir for that date in August. You won’t be alone. The Geocaching HQ staff will be finding...

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31 Consecutive Days of Geocaching? Challenge Accepted

31 Consecutive Days of Geocaching? Challenge Accepted

Nothing says we mean business more than an orange sweatband. Some will call us crazy. Others will say we’ve lost our minds. Our grandmothers may even go so far to say we’re off our rockers. But we, the Geocaching HQ staff, consider ourselves audacious…with a sprinkle of scrappy thrown in the mix. Why? Because...

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50 First Dates: How to Hook Your Friends into Geocaching

50 First Dates: How to Hook Your Friends into Geocaching

After an adventure like this, how could you not be hooked on geocaching? Boy meets girl. Boy falls for girl. Girl forgets about boy. Boy asks girl on yet another ‘first’ date. Multiply this by 50 and you get the plot of the Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore chick flick sensation 50 First Dates....

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Summer vacation inspiration — Es Pontas (GC20APF) — Geocache of the Week

Summer vacation inspiration — Es Pontas (GC20APF) — Geocache of the Week

Es Pontas. Photo by geocacher cachebieraten. Mallorca (or if you prefer, Majorca), Spain is a popular vacation spot for people around the world—especially geocachers. This island in the Mediterranean has many top-notch geocaches with tons of favorite points. It’s also home to amazing beaches, warm weather, and the Geocache of the Week, Es Pontàs...

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13 Years Lisboa — Bryan Roth’s Trip to a Portugal Mega-Event

13 Years Lisboa — Bryan Roth’s Trip to a Portugal Mega-Event

Bryan Roth with Signal. Geocaching HQ staff are joining geocachers at Mega-Events around the world to celebrate and share the adventure of geocaching. One of the founders of Geocaching.com, Bryan Roth, a.k.a. Bryan, traveled from Seattle, WA to Lisbon, Portugal last June for the 13 Years Lisboa Mega-Event (GC42FFG). He says he was inspired...

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Geocaching Caption Contest 39 – Win a Barely Coveted Prize

Geocaching Caption Contest 39 – Win a Barely Coveted Prize

Your caption here The best friendships are made on the journey to go geocaching. Who says friends have to be the same species? Tell us your funniest caption for this picture of a possibly exceptional friendship, like “A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.” You could even win a ‘barely...

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Meet the German Robin Hood. — Schinderhannes (GC23VXF) — Geocache of the Week

Meet the German Robin Hood. — Schinderhannes (GC23VXF) — Geocache of the Week

A geo-dog with Schinderhannes. Photo by geocacher Glaubensbruder Throughout the world, many people have heard the tale of Robin Hood. In case you haven’t, here’s a quick recap: an expert archer and his gang of merry men live in the forest, steal from the rich and give to the poor. There have been many...

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