HDJP hits 20,000

The man the myth the Legend, ok, so not much the myth,but he is a legend amongst Geocachers, hit 20,000 caches this month.  

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Google Maps are back for Premium Members

This happened months ago evidently, but GroundSpeak was faced with having to pay Google millions in fees for using Google Maps. Well they quietly brought Google maps back for Premium members months ago.  Or, maybe it wasn’t quiet and I totally missed it. The feature is not turned on automatically for you, but simple...

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Free Trackable, get it fast!

New John Grisham Trackable Promotion Doubleday, publisher of John Grisham, invites you to discover why THE RACKETEER sets a new gold standard—even for the undisputed master of the legal thriller. The Racketeer — so entertaining, it’s a crime! The Racketeer needs your help guiding 5,000 golden Grisham Geocoins across the U.S. You can request a free...

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Tired of buying batteries or running out of juice?

Many of us geocachers are also into hiking and camping, so this may be something you are interested in. http://www.goalzero.com/shop/p/79/Guide-10-Adventure-Kit/1:1/ It can charge 4 AA batteries, recharge you cell phone (which a lot of cachers are using these days over traditional GPS units). Not a bad price if you cache a lot and burn...

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icefrog reaches 1600 finds!

Congratulations Icefrog! Always enjoy caching with you!

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Something fun to do next weekend

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WordPress 3.5 Beta 1 (and a bonus!)

I’m excited to announce the availability of WordPress 3.5 Beta 1. This is software still in development and we really don’t recommend that you run it on a production site — set up a test site just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 3.5, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge nightlies”). Or you...

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17 States in 24 Hours on cover of FTF magazine

Congrats to NPGlenn on his epic creation for making it into FTF  magazine!

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WordPress 3.4.2 Maintenance and Security Release

WordPress 3.4.2, now available for download, is a maintenance and security release for all previous versions. After nearly 15 million downloads since 3.4 was released not three months ago, we’ve identified and fixed a number of nagging bugs, including: Fix some issues with older browsers in the administration area. Fix an issue where a...

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Outside’s Best Town 2012

One of the joys of geocaching in Richmond is is history and natural beauty.  Now we are getting a nod from the rest of the nation being voted Outside’s Best Town 2012.  Click here to read Outside Magazines article and  a really cool mosaic. Congrats RVA!   http://www.outsideonline.com/richmond-virginia-best-town-2012

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10th Annual GCHR Picnic this Saturday!

Spend the last weekend if summer and possibly get a smilet for a mega event!  They say they are only a few shy of 500, so ifyou see this, make the short drive to our sister club in Hampton and have a great Saturday! Info can be found here: http://www.geocachinghamptonroads.com/gchr10/index.php and Cache page to...

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Just a reminder the Hot-Towmater is still in play

Have you joined the fun yet?  KittyKatherine set a trackable July 4th weekend that started the game between the north and the south. As of today, he has moved 273 miles back and forth across the river.  Current points ar North =5 South = 4, however he has been stuck on the north for...

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Geocache closes I64 Memorial for 7 Hours

Package On I-64 Proves To Be Harmless State Police say the VDOT Workers’ Memorial on Interstate-64 was closed down for several hours Sunday while investigators checked out a suspicious package. State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller says bomb technicians determined the package was not harmful and was part of a Global Positioning System hunt. Geller...

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International Geocaching Day – August 18

Geocachers unite on August 18 to celebrate International Geocaching Day. It’s a day devoted enjoying what you love – geocaching. There’s even a digital prize. Geocachers who log an “Attended” at an Event Cache or a “Found it” for another cache type on International Geocaching Day earn a souvenir for their Geocaching.com profile page....

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