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ANTARES – Geocache of the Week

ANTARES – Geocache of the Week

Traditional GC2MFZN by omabande Difficulty: 1 Terrain: 1 Location: Egypt N 25° 31.868 E 034° 38.471 Every hundred years (give or take a decade), a message in a bottle washes ashore from the sea, its origin often mysterious and the contents weathered. It is rare that such a vessel takes the form of a...

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You might be a geocacher if…

Introducing a new four-month series called “You might be a geocacher if…” Each month from September through December, use the Friend League to individually earn points toward a new Geocacher Personality Souvenir. Are you an Adrenaline Junkie? A Caching Connoisseur? A Social Butterfly? A Trackable Lover? Collect them all to be the ultimate geocacher....

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Five reminders about trackables

Did you know there are over one million* active trackables traveling around the world from geocache to geocache? Trackables add a layer of fun to the game, letting you experience an epic journey, one story and one geocache at a time. Whether you’re a seasoned geocacher or a newbie just starting out, here are...

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Wisconsin’s West Bend Four Seasons GeoTour (GT40)

Wisconsin’s West Bend Four Seasons GeoTour (GT40)

West Bend GeoTour West Bend, Wisconsin, is the Geocaching Capital of the Midwest and ready to be discovered. Geocache your way through historic sites, parks, trails, museums, and more on the West Bend Four Seasons GeoTour. It’s named the Four Seasons GeoTour for good reason — all the caches are accessible year-round. So slather...

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Mitten im Pott – Geocache of the Week

Mitten im Pott – Geocache of the Week

Virtual Cache GC7B7JV by Ally Pirelli Difficulty: 2 Terrain: 3.5 Location: Duisburg, Germany N 51° 28.820′ E 006° 46.808′ Virtual Caches are a great way for geocachers to visit special locations worthy of discovery but unable to host a physical geocache. Mitten im Pott is located in the Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord, Germany. It is part...

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Be a better hider

Being a better hider begins long before a lucky adventurer claims a FTF (First to Find) on your brand new geocache. It even begins before you submit your freshly hidden geocache for review. Some geocachers are already experts at hiding great caches. For the rest of us, here are four quick pointers to be...

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Explore the great outdoors with a Discover the Forest trackable

How do you explore your local forest, wander through your favorite park or get over the river and through the woods to grandma’s house? You use a trail! Trails are pathways to discovery across the U.S., whether they’re winding through the Great Smoky Mountains, along the breathtaking Pacific Coast or in your backyard. This...

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GBC 2 – Name that Tune — Geocache of the Week

GBC 2 – Name that Tune — Geocache of the Week

Traditional GC4VKVR by WVTim Difficulty: 2 Terrain: 1.5 Location: West Virginia, United States N 39° 30.146 W 077° 57.916 This blog post was written by Visitor Center maven and Geocaching HQ employee, Sarah Along a Berkeley County trail in West Virginia are thirteen unique geocaches. Each is a unique gadget cache which, combined, have...

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Ready, Set…Plan Your GIFF Event!

Ready, Set…Plan Your GIFF Event!

The Geocaching International Film Festival (GIFF) is still three months away (November 8-12) but now is the perfect time to start planning your event. Don’t know where to start? Look here for help. GIFF is your only chance to earn a special souvenir by watching a whole series of unique and fun geocaching movies....

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A look inside Hidden Creatures (infographic!)

A look inside Hidden Creatures (infographic!)

Traveling through the forest, over the desert, into the ocean, and up to the mountaintops, geocachers witnessed 13 species of Hidden Creatures around the world. We created an infographic to showcase six fun stats from the campaign. From stats to photos, here’s a look inside Hidden Creatures: Plus, your fun photos from Hidden Creatures...

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