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Community Spotlight: How a geocacher reached wellness goals

Community Spotlight: How a geocacher reached wellness goals

Meet Sheila Withrow aka Cazador66. After serving as the Manager of the Public Health Protection Program for the Northern Health Authority in British Columbia, Canada for 25 years, she has recently retired and relocated to the southern Okanagan region, where the climate is milder and allows for plenty of outdoor activities, such as geocaching....

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Calling all filmmakers! Create a film for GIFF 2019

The Geocaching International Film Festival is returning for another year of epic geocaching moments captured on camera. If you’re a filmmaker, a geocacher, or something in between, GIFF 2019 is your chance to have your geocaching film viewed by thousands of people on movie screens all over the world. Start creating your geocaching film...

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FF2017: Warp Pipe — Geocache of the Week

FF2017: Warp Pipe — Geocache of the Week

Mystery GC7CW9Y by Fundy Fog Difficulty: 1.5 Terrain: 2 Location: New Brunswick, Canada N 45° 50.015 W 066° 29.523 The best geocachers know the best ways to level up their GC game: collect all golden coins per level, risk it all running after 1-Up mushrooms, and harness the fireball power of Fire Flowers. Wait,...

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Six geocache outing planning mistakes you don’t know you are making

Six geocache outing planning mistakes you don’t know you are making

Planning a successful geocaching outing is a science. Many cachers have mastered the art of making Lists, ensuring they have the right tools of the trade, and downloading offline maps of their itinerary. But you might be making some planning missteps and not even realize it. Here are six planning mistakes you may not...

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Cache Carnival festivities from around the world

Cache Carnival festivities from around the world

From March 25 through April 14, 2019 geocachers around the world celebrated geocaching creativity and diversity with Cache Carnival. During this time geocachers showed their love for quality geocaches by awarding 378K Favorite points, and attending one of 1,223 Creation Celebration events around the world. Six souvenirs featuring carnival masks could be earned by...

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Ahoi Käpt‘n, gewinne den großartigen Ostseeschatz- eine wundervolle Triangel Cruise mit TALLINK SILJA!

Eine frische Meeresbrise streicht über Dein Gesicht, Du riechst das salzige Wasser der Ostsee, hörst das sanfte Meeresrauschen und spürst das Abenteuer unter der Haut vibrieren, während die Sonne den Himmel in einem saftigen Blau erstrahlen lässt und das Meer in eine glitzernde Weite verwandelt. So müssen sich Seefahrer und Piraten auf ihren Abenteuern...

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It takes THREE — Geocache of the Week

It takes THREE — Geocache of the Week

Traditional GC7WE07 by Bouncebounce Difficulty: 3 Terrain: 1.5 Location: Washington, United States N 47° 31.965′ W 122° 02.179′ Friends are great for laughing, building confidence, and helping to find geocaches. These are the foundations of any true friendship. While we all need a friend to lean on from time to time for a smiley,...

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How to have a ball when creating a geocache: Interview with cache owner Bouncebounce!

How to have a ball when creating a geocache: Interview with cache owner Bouncebounce!

This Seattle area geocacher is well known for his futuristic, technological, and creative hides. His caches typically utilize electronic elements such as with lights, screens, buttons, and even electronic kick-pedals, originally from a drum set. Creating a special geocache with so many components is a complicated puzzle and Bouncebounce’s ingenuity is the catalyst to...

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Travel like a local, not a tourist

We often hear geocachers say they love the game because they get to experience new places like a local. We love this about geocaching too. One way to make sure you’re exploring the best your destination has to offer is to check for a GeoTour! GeoTours are special collections of caches designed to take...

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New country souvenir, Egypt, with Geocache of the Week: Tauchen im Roten Meer / Diving in the Red Sea

New country souvenir, Egypt, with Geocache of the Week: Tauchen im Roten Meer / Diving in the Red Sea

Traditional GC6Y8XF by die wilde 13 2013 Difficulty: 3 Terrain: 5 Location: Egypt N 26° 50.536 E 034° 00.168 New country souvenir, Egypt, with Geocache of the Week: Tauchen im Roten Meer / Diving in the Red Sea Today we release a new country/regional souvenir for Egypt! If you have found a geocache in...

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