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Geocaching in Space – Q&A with Astronaut Rick Mastracchio

Geocaching in Space – Q&A with Astronaut Rick Mastracchio

Students ask – Astronaut Rick Mastracchio answers On his final trip to Space on November 2013, Astronaut Rick Mastracchio packed along a Geocaching Travel Bug to the International Space Station (ISS). The little Travel Bug connected with students all over the world to teach about space travel, science and geography. Since then many school kids...

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January Geocacher of the Month Nominees – Add Your Comment

January Geocacher of the Month Nominees – Add Your Comment

The earned, never for sale, Geocacher of the Month geocoin The creator of a “school” for geocache hiders, an extreme geocacher with hides along mountain trails and the person who’s the glue that helps bind an entire state of geocachers together. We’re honoring each of these nominees for Geocacher of the Month for their...

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High-class shopping in the middle of nowhere. — Prada, y’all! (GC1W1KC) — Geocache of the Week

High-class shopping in the middle of nowhere. — Prada, y’all! (GC1W1KC) — Geocache of the Week

Prada, Marfa. Photo by geocacher winini Geocache Name: Prada, y’all! (GC1W1KC) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 2/1.5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: Rodeo Drive, Fifth Avenue…middle-of-nowhere, Texas? If you’re trying to figure out what these places all have in common, it’s something you would probably never expect: Prada. Yes, the luxury clothing brand you...

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Announcing the December Geocacher of the Month

Announcing the December Geocacher of the Month

The earned, never for sale, Geocacher of the Month Geocoin Geocachers united from across the world to sing the praises of three sets of geocachers last month.  Each of the nominees is already a winner, with a prize package headed their way. But only one geocaching person, or couple, can be named the Geocacher of...

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Your Next Geocaching Vacation – Peru

Your Next Geocaching Vacation – Peru

Alane Brown created the In the Andes of Perú GeoTour. It’s the first GeoTour in South America and it very well may be the highest GeoTour on Earth, climbing more than 13,000 feet (4,000 meters) above sea level. The GeoTour is one of more than two dozen GeoTours around the globe. Here are Alane’s answers...

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Geocaching Travel Bug “WeeHawk” Predicts Football’s Biggest Game?

Geocaching Travel Bug “WeeHawk” Predicts Football’s Biggest Game?

Weehawk sits just a few miles from Met Life Stadium A Geocaching Travel Bug might just be the key to winning it all for a major sports team. Skeptical? Don’t try telling Swanny6416 their fiery little world traveler didn’t help propel the Seattle Seahawks to football’s biggest game. The family of four die-hard Seahawks fans...

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When a geocache is more like a theme park. — Dead Men Tell No Tales (GC46ZT4) — Geocache of the Week

When a geocache is more like a theme park. — Dead Men Tell No Tales (GC46ZT4) — Geocache of the Week

This geocache even has a trailer. Geocache Name: Dead Men Tell No Tales (GC46ZT4) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 5/5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: Some geocaches are great because of the container. Some are loved because of the location. Some geocaches get their favorite points for the adventure they provide. And some—like this...

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Announcing the 2014 CITO Weekend and Souvenir

Announcing the 2014 CITO Weekend and Souvenir

Get ready for a classic win-win situation from the geocaching playbook: lend a hand to improve the geocaching game board (a local park, trail, or geocaching-friendly location) and earn the 2014 CITO souvenir. It’s easy and rewarding. It all happens during the 2014 CITO Weekend on April 26 and 27. Everyone who logs an...

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It’s okay to chase this waterfall. — White Water (GC6B6A) — Geocache of the Week

It’s okay to chase this waterfall. — White Water (GC6B6A) — Geocache of the Week

Whitewater running through the city. Photo by Peter Lindmark @peterlindmark on Instagram Geocache Name: White Water (GC6B6A) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 3.5/3.5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: Did you see the picture? It looks like it’s photoshopped, but we can assure you it’s not. This photo actually came to us via the Geocaching Instagram...

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Worlds Apart, Geocaching Connects a Father and Son

Worlds Apart, Geocaching Connects a Father and Son

Geocaching helps keep this father and son team together. Left: Relativly Simlpe grabs his 900th find. Right: FlyingFawks spends the afternoon geocaching. When you ask geocachers why they love geocaching, they will usually say they love geocaching because it gets them outside or brings a sense of adventure to their daily lives or connects...

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