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31 Consecutive Days of Geocaching? Challenge Accepted

31 Consecutive Days of Geocaching? Challenge Accepted

Nothing says we mean business more than an orange sweatband. Some will call us crazy. Others will say we’ve lost our minds. Our grandmothers may even go so far to say we’re off our rockers. But we, the Geocaching HQ staff, consider ourselves audacious…with a sprinkle of scrappy thrown in the mix. Why? Because...

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50 First Dates: How to Hook Your Friends into Geocaching

50 First Dates: How to Hook Your Friends into Geocaching

After an adventure like this, how could you not be hooked on geocaching? Boy meets girl. Boy falls for girl. Girl forgets about boy. Boy asks girl on yet another ‘first’ date. Multiply this by 50 and you get the plot of the Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore chick flick sensation 50 First Dates....

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Summer vacation inspiration — Es Pontas (GC20APF) — Geocache of the Week

Summer vacation inspiration — Es Pontas (GC20APF) — Geocache of the Week

Es Pontas. Photo by geocacher cachebieraten. Mallorca (or if you prefer, Majorca), Spain is a popular vacation spot for people around the world—especially geocachers. This island in the Mediterranean has many top-notch geocaches with tons of favorite points. It’s also home to amazing beaches, warm weather, and the Geocache of the Week, Es Pontàs...

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13 Years Lisboa — Bryan Roth’s Trip to a Portugal Mega-Event

13 Years Lisboa — Bryan Roth’s Trip to a Portugal Mega-Event

Bryan Roth with Signal. Geocaching HQ staff are joining geocachers at Mega-Events around the world to celebrate and share the adventure of geocaching. One of the founders of Geocaching.com, Bryan Roth, a.k.a. Bryan, traveled from Seattle, WA to Lisbon, Portugal last June for the 13 Years Lisboa Mega-Event (GC42FFG). He says he was inspired...

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Geocaching Caption Contest 39 – Win a Barely Coveted Prize

Geocaching Caption Contest 39 – Win a Barely Coveted Prize

Your caption here The best friendships are made on the journey to go geocaching. Who says friends have to be the same species? Tell us your funniest caption for this picture of a possibly exceptional friendship, like “A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.” You could even win a ‘barely...

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Meet the German Robin Hood. — Schinderhannes (GC23VXF) — Geocache of the Week

Meet the German Robin Hood. — Schinderhannes (GC23VXF) — Geocache of the Week

A geo-dog with Schinderhannes. Photo by geocacher Glaubensbruder Throughout the world, many people have heard the tale of Robin Hood. In case you haven’t, here’s a quick recap: an expert archer and his gang of merry men live in the forest, steal from the rich and give to the poor. There have been many...

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Announcing the June 2013 Geocacher of the Month

Announcing the June 2013 Geocacher of the Month

fredrikhast – Geocacher of the Month for June 2013 Geocachers from around the world congratulated their nominees and shared the wonders they offer the greater geocaching community. This time, all three nominees joined in on the discussion. They thanked the other nominees and talked about how amazing the geocaching community is—we agree. Geocachers proved...

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Results from Geocaching Get Outdoors Day

Results from Geocaching Get Outdoors Day

The official Geocaching Get Outdoors Day souvenir. Congrats! Nearly 88,000 adventurers from around the world gave the couch a rest, and earned this Geocaching Get Outdoors Souvenir on Saturday July 13, 2013. Keep the couch lonely – will you join the global geocaching community for 31 Days of Geocaching starting on August 1? Geocaching...

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3 Travel Bug Travel Tips

3 Travel Bug Travel Tips

3 Tips to Help Keep Travel Bugs on the Road Thousands of Travel Bugs are in motion right now. They’re powered by geocachers, bounding from geocache to geocache. Travel Bugs travel in pockets, backpacks, purses and snuggle up in suitcases for long distance voyages. Sometimes though, their travels stop cold. They get stuck in...

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Top Five Tips for Creating a World-Class Geocache

Top Five Tips for Creating a World-Class Geocache

You’ve found them, seen them in blog posts, heard about them from other geocachers, and see the load of Favorite Points next to their names. What are they? They’re the best of the best: amazing geocaches. The time and effort that goes in to creating these geocaches is incredible. The Tin Man (GC4B6BB), a...

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