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The Secret Double Lives of Geocaching Containers

The Secret Double Lives of Geocaching Containers

Not all of these containers we specifically developed as geocaches. Even though some geocache containers seem like they were handcrafted specifically for geocaching, most of them have been repurposed from something else. With things like Ammo cans, it’s pretty obvious what they used to be. For others, it requires a little bit of a...

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The Theory of Caching is Found in Canada

The Theory of Caching is Found in Canada

COG Fling 10 – The COG Cache Theory Editor’s note: Geocaching HQ staff are  attending dozens of Mega-Events around the world, shaking hands, sharing stories of adventure, and of course, geocaching. Each person at Geocaching HQ brings their own unique talent to advancing the adventure. Some write code for the website, others design images...

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Help Name the Next Geocacher of the Month

Help Name the Next Geocacher of the Month

The earned, never for sale, Geocacher of the Month geocoin Geocachers are known for being adventurous, friendly, a little quirky, and just plain fun. June’s Geocacher of the Month nominees are no exception. In addition to earning an impressive number of smileys, these geocachers have hidden quality geocaches admired by many, and they never...

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Geocaching: The Video Game — LostSailRs: Uncharted Waters (GC55CDQ) — Geocache of the Week

Geocaching: The Video Game — LostSailRs: Uncharted Waters (GC55CDQ) — Geocache of the Week

Geocache Name: LostSailRs: Uncharted Waters (GC55CDQ) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 3/1 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: Getting creative with a new geocache hide takes some skill. Whether that’s just learning the art of how to hot glue camouflage without burning yourself or a bit of woodworking. Or you could take it a step...

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Geocaching Headquarters (GCK25B): Been There, Logged That.

Geocaching Headquarters (GCK25B): Been There, Logged That.

Panorama HQ Lobby   Geocaching Headquarters (aka GCK25B). Many have heard of it, only 7,000 of 9 million geocachers worldwide have logged it. Whether on a geocaching road trip across the country or living down the street, geocachers love to make a pit stop at Geocaching HQ to sign the famous logbook, celebrate a...

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Your New Mission: Earn the 7 Souvenirs of August

Your New Mission: Earn the 7 Souvenirs of August

      New Souvenirs for August, New Quiz Now   Welcome to your geocaching mission this summer. During the month of August, earn six new Geocaching souvenirs by finding specific types of geocaches. Only by finding all six souvenirs do you unlock a special seventh “Achiever” souvenir. And we always knew you were...

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New Quiz: Your Geocaching Personality Type

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7 Souvenirs of August FAQ

7 Souvenirs of August FAQ

I found all six souvenirs, but my achiever souvenir wasn’t issued? Visit your 7 Souvenirs of August Trophy Case to unlock your Achiever souvenir. I can’t see my friend’s/spounse’s/brother’s/pet’s 7 Souvenirs of August Trophy Case. What’s up with that? You can see all of the souvenirs that you friend/spouse/brother/pet has earned on their Public Profile under...

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1 Month Later… A Breakdown of the Record Breaking World Wide Flash Mob 11

1 Month Later… A Breakdown of the Record Breaking World Wide Flash Mob 11

WWFM XI – World-Wide Flash Mob The Fastest 15 minutes in Geocaching By Sonny and Sandy, of the PodCacher Podcast. June 7th was another record-breaking experience for flash mob participants. Over 27,000 geocachers gathered at 792 events in 52 countries for this annual event. WWFM hosts are known for their creativity and quirkiness and...

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The Newest Geocachers of the Month – A Geocache Series Creator

The Newest Geocachers of the Month – A Geocache Series Creator

sadexploration – Geocacher of the Month Sometimes the world is a big place.   It’s a daunting place with crisscrossing borders and politics, and for many it’s often isolating. Then there’s geocaching. The Geocacher of the Month taught us a lesson. The world of geocaching is small, connected and ready to celebrate the contributions...

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