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Tips for the Four-Season Geocacher

Tips for the Four-Season Geocacher

The Weather Outside is Frightful but… … geocaches don’t find themselves. It’s true. And we don’t want to live in a world where they actually do find themselves (didn’t you see the movie Terminator?). So the question is, how do you brave the winter (or summer if you’re in a sizzling hot climate) and...

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December Geocacher of the Month Nominees – Add Your Comment

December Geocacher of the Month Nominees – Add Your Comment

The earned, never for sale, Geocacher of the Month geocoin (sun flare optional) You’ll help decide the final Geocacher of the Month for 2013. It’s no small task after you read about these topnotch nominees from North America and Europe. Each is an outstanding geocache maker, with favorite points coming out of their ears...

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Visit the home of the hobbitses. — Hobbiton (Waikato) (GC1HCXK) — Geocache of the Week

Visit the home of the hobbitses. — Hobbiton (Waikato) (GC1HCXK) — Geocache of the Week

The lovely shire. Photo by Rob Chandler (Rob & Jules) Geocache Name: Hobbiton (Waikato) (GC1HCXK) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 2/1 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: If you think about it, maybe the one ring was actually a rare trackable and its goal was to make it to Mt. Doom. And Gollum was just...

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New Years Resolutions for…Your Travel Bug®

New Years Resolutions for…Your Travel Bug®

Astronaut Rick Mastracchio with the Geocaching Travel Bug on board the ISS. The beginning of each year is traditionally the time to set new goals. Some might want to shed a few extra pounds, or make more time for family and friends. As a geocacher, you can set very specific goals to up your...

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How to Spell Geocaching “Inspiration”

How to Spell Geocaching “Inspiration”

You won’t find GOTW and GOTM in any “normal” dictionary, just like your won’t find TFTC or BYOP. But we geocachers speak our own language of adventure. GOTW and GOTM are what you need to stay on top of the latest hiding and finding trends and to see the adventurers who are shaping our growing...

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The Creator of EarthCaching talks about the 10th Anniversary

The Creator of EarthCaching talks about the 10th Anniversary

  EarthCache I, Australia Editor’s Note: Gary, Geoaware, placed the very first EarthCache on this date in 2004. Today there are more than 17,000 EarthCaches around the globe from the peaks of mountains to the desert floor. This is Gary’s story of that first EarthCache. Gary aka “Geoaware” By Gary, Geoaware: Ten years ago...

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Celebrate 10 Years of Eathcaching! — Table Rock Earthcache (GCMH1C) — Geocache of the Week

Celebrate 10 Years of Eathcaching! — Table Rock Earthcache (GCMH1C) — Geocache of the Week

Niagara Falls from the Canadian side. Photo by geocachers OddballCachers Geocache Name: Table Rock Earthcache (GCMH1C) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 1/1 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: Tomorrow marks the 10 year anniversary of Earthcaching—that’s a decade of not only earning a smiley, but also learning more about the bubbling, rock shattering, and often...

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Celebrate 10 Years of Eathcaching! — Table Rock Earthcache (GCMH1C) — Geocache of the Week

Celebrate 10 Years of Eathcaching! — Table Rock Earthcache (GCMH1C) — Geocache of the Week

Niagara Falls from the Canadian side. Photo by geocachers OddballCachers Geocache Name: Table Rock Earthcache (GCMH1C) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 1/1 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: Tomorrow marks the 10 year anniversary of Earthcaching—that’s a decade of not only earning a smiley, but also learning more about the bubbling, rock shattering, and often...

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14 Geocaching New Year’s Resolutions Revealed for 2014

14 Geocaching New Year’s Resolutions Revealed for 2014

The year is now 2014. You probably know that. If not, well, let us be the first to wish you a Happy New Year! And what’s a new year, without a few new goals? For 2014, we’ve collected 14 New Year’s resolutions for geocachers from the global geocaching community. Everyone’s resolution is different, but we bet there’s at...

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This hotel is full of bugs. — Travel Bug Plaza Hotel & Suites (GC3JQQ1) — Geocache of the Week

This hotel is full of bugs. — Travel Bug Plaza Hotel & Suites (GC3JQQ1) — Geocache of the Week

I think this qualifies as a Travel Bug Resort. Photo by geocacher CaptainObvious78 Geocache Name: Travel Bug Plaza Hotel & Suites (GC3JQQ1) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 1.5/1.5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: I’ve seen quite a few Travel Bug hotels, but none have compared to this one. This is the sort of hotel...

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