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Makers’ Secrets Revealed: Blueprints for 3 Amazing Geocache Hides

Makers’ Secrets Revealed: Blueprints for 3 Amazing Geocache Hides

3 Amazing DIY Geocache Hides Revealed   Geocachers who attended one (or more!) of the 900+ events held around the world during Maker Madness, gained a glimpse into the inner-workings of the crazy-creative minds of geocache makers. They learned how to make clever hides, like camouflaging a container to look like a rock or...

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Don’t be afraid of the snake. — GeoSnake (GC4YDPC) — Geocache of the Week

Don’t be afraid of the snake. — GeoSnake (GC4YDPC) — Geocache of the Week

Geocache Name: GeoSnake (GC4YDPC) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 2.5/2 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: This week we’re continuing our theme of games in geocaches with this amazing creation that resides in Hong Kong. While last week required you to play a game before you left home, this multi-cache integrates the game right into...

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A Texas Sized Mega-Event (and Squirrel)… in Texas

A Texas Sized Mega-Event (and Squirrel)… in Texas

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. Geocacher “Dark Star” and Katie meet a new friend at the Mega-Event (okay, it’s a squirrel) By: Katie Barker It was...

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Geocacher Honored for Historic DNF Stats

DNF’s Earns Geocacher Coveted Award   If this DNF Pride video you’re about to watch was located at a set of exact coordinates, and disguised in a geocache container, it’s unlikely the man being honored would ever discover it. This April 1, we honor a geocacher who sets a proud example for other adventurers to follow....

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And Now… A Geocaching Limerick Contest

And Now… A Geocaching Limerick Contest

It’s not often you’re able to combine your love of prose and geocaching… until now. And really how do you express your love for geocaching? Do you pour your creativity into an awesomely crafted hide? Are you the first one out the door in the race to be first to find? Do you spend...

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Climbing for a Smiley

Climbing for a Smiley

Looking down, there is nothing for 30 feet and then the leafy floor of the Potsdam forest in Germany. My head is red from exhaustion. When I look at my hands, they are shaking. I try to write my geocaching username in the small logbook, but the letters are scrawly. “At least I did...

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Geocache Hider: Tips to Level Up Your Geocache

Geocache Hider: Tips to Level Up Your Geocache

Revisit Your Geocaches, Leave Them Feeling New Let’s paint a mental picture: on cold, dark, rainy, frost-bitten, locust-infested nights—and all other nights—your geocache waits, hoping for intrepid explorers to sign the logbook. But if your geocache is lonelier than you expected, it might ultimately be waiting for a very special someone: you. Geocaches don’t...

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We’re getting the band back together! — The Tin Pan Alley Band (GC2C1NN) — Geocache of the Week

We’re getting the band back together! — The Tin Pan Alley Band (GC2C1NN) — Geocache of the Week

The Tin Pan Alley. Stroll in and join the band! Photo by geocacher SUEprise Geocache Name: The Tin Pan Alley Band (GC2C1NN) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 2.5/1.5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: Musicians and geocachers share quite a few traits. Namely, when they get together, amazing things can happen. One geocache maker has...

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Write a Comment – Nominees for the February Geocacher of the Month

Write a Comment – Nominees for the February Geocacher of the Month

The earned, never for sale, Geocacher of the Month geocoin It’s a month to celebrate the quiet geocacher, the geocacher whose kindness reaches people one-by-one. They’re the reason bonds form across town and across political barriers – because they let us follow them along when we’re new to geocaching, or offer us that gentle...

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Geocache Makers Now Have Their Own Mark

Geocache Makers Now Have Their Own Mark

  The geocache Maker leads us into adventure and weaves a story where we write the next line with our log. Now geocache Makers have their own mark and mantra, “Go Forth & Create”. Celebrate and honor the geocache Maker who inspires and challenges you with a collection of Maker Madness supplies. Check out Maker...

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