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Find the Keys, Find the Treasure – Das Vergessene Portal (GC3HWBE) – Geocache of the Week

Find the Keys, Find the Treasure – Das Vergessene Portal (GC3HWBE) – Geocache of the Week

In the forest near Baden- Wϋrttemberg, Germany lies a doorway that supposedly leads to vast hidden treasures. But to get the find for this treasure, you’re going to have to put in some work. Das Vergessene Portal (The Forgotten Portal) (GC3HWBE) will test your puzzle-solving skills as well as your patience. Das Vergessene Portal...

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Geocaching Just Got Better in Georgia State Parks

Geocaching Just Got Better in Georgia State Parks

Spend your Georgia vacation geocaching in natural beauty with the Georgia State Parks GeoTour. You could even earn custom geocoins! Georgia State Parks has hidden 46 geocaches in 43 spectacular state parks, from Cloudland Canyon’s cool mountain trails to Skidaway Island’s sunny historic coast, and everywhere in between. Pick up or download your Geo-Challenge Passport...

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Geocaching, the Gift of Friendship

Geocaching, the Gift of Friendship

Share Geocaching: Build a Friendship Geocaching with Friends = Better It’s time to pack along more than just your phone or GPS device on your next geocaching adventure, bring a friend along too. Geocaching is best shared with others. It’s also easiest to explain geocaching when you’re actually out in the field searching. Looking...

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Announcing the February Featured Geocacher of the Month

Announcing the February Featured Geocacher of the Month

louwtjievdw: Featured Geocacher of the Month for February All three nominees for the February Geocacher of the Month show us the meaning of geocaching ambassadors. They welcome new community members, hide and maintain clever geocaches, and are rewarded with  hundreds of Favorite Points. Thank you to all those who supported the nominees. Those not...

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The Two Millionth Active Geocache – Overwatch #1 (GC46N4E) – Geocache of the Week

The Two Millionth Active Geocache – Overwatch #1 (GC46N4E) – Geocache of the Week

Just one of the many congratulatory images left in a note on the two millionth geocache. Uploaded by geocacher paparazzi patsy, who added, “enjoy the honors of being the CO of the 2,000,000th cache!! And CONGRATULATIONS to the FTF!!!” Last week, we hit a major Geocaching milestone: our two millionth active geocache. This feat...

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What 2 Million Active Geocaches Means to Me

What 2 Million Active Geocaches Means to Me

Two million active geocaches is a big deal. But at the end of the day, two million active geocaches is a number. It’s hard to even imagine. Here’s a little perspective on the magnitude of two million. It takes you more than four months to blink two million times. About two million babies will...

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5 years, 176 DNFs, 1 Find — A Real Challenge (GC1764C) Lives Up to Its Name

5 years, 176 DNFs, 1 Find — A Real Challenge (GC1764C) Lives Up to Its Name

A little geocache frustration from geocacher madkaw while on the search for A Real Challenge. In this week’s Geocaching Weekly Mailer, we talked about logging DNFs (did not find). While no one yearns to log a DNF, they’re a necessary part of the game. DNFs can mean all sorts of things: the geocache has been...

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Why to Log a DNF

Why to Log a DNF

Log Your DNFs 3 Little Geocaching Letters that say “I Care” You’ve looked. You really have. The geocache is not a container magnetized under the park bench. It’s not that funny looking rock, and of course it’s not under the lamp post cover. You’ve checked the previous logs and the hint. The geocache could...

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Reward a Favorite Point and say Thank You

Reward a Favorite Point and say Thank You

Reward Favorite Points to the geocaches that make you cheer with joy! Your pulse-quickens. Your jaw drops. And you think, “No way!” It’s the “Aha!” reward of finding a geocache that’s a unique container, cleverly hidden or reveals an amazing location. Maybe it’s even all three of those elements rolled into one geocache. Now you...

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First Berlin Cache (GC2EB4) – GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK

First Berlin Cache (GC2EB4) – GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK

Since the two-millionth geocache is right around the corner, we thought this would be a great time to take a look back into Geocaching’s past. This week’s Geocache of the Week takes us to the capital and most populous city in Germany: Berlin. First Berlin Cache (GC2EB4) was hidden by geocacher error404 on December...

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