DNF for the Good of All Humanity

DNF for the Good of All Humanity

If you’re just joining the geocaching adventure, DNF stands for Did Not Find. It’s a log type when you’re searching for a geocache, and guess what, didn’t find it. But what you should also know, is that a DNF log can transform into a “Found it!” The log type doesn’t mean you’ve given up,...

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This one is a shoe-in. — Tree of Soles (GC27XEW) — Geocache of the Week

This one is a shoe-in. — Tree of Soles (GC27XEW) — Geocache of the Week

The Tree of Soles. Photo by geocacher RebelGTP Geocache Name: Tree of Soles (GC27XEW) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 1.5/1.5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: In my opinion, one of the coolest parts of geocaching is finding places you never would’ve seen before. Whether it’s a scenic lookout, a city park, a landmark—or in...

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Picture This: A Geocaching Trackable Frames a Journey

Picture This: A Geocaching Trackable Frames a Journey

Geocaching trackables travel far and wide—hopping from geocache to geocache in the hands of geocachers. If we could hear the stories they had to tell, we’d have an endless supply of tales that include action, adventure, love and maybe even some sci-fi. We haven’t developed talking trackables just yet (soon?), but they can still...

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Maker Madness Event Center

Maker Madness Event Center

Whether you’re a Social Butterfly or a Nature Lover, a Stats Geek, Traveler, or Puzzler (take the quiz and find out your geocacher type), it’s time to say thank you to a geocache maker near you. From March 28 – April 7, geocachers around the world will join together to celebrate the people in their community who make geocaching possible. We call this...

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Geocaching Caption Contest 41 – Win a Barely Coveted Prize

Geocaching Caption Contest 41 – Win a Barely Coveted Prize

Your caption here Help us find a caption for this stealthy predator – geocaching cat Mr. Pickles – , like “Just follow your nose to the geocache!” Tell us your funniest caption for this picture! You could even win a ‘barely coveted prize’ (emphasis on the ‘barely’) in the 41st Geocaching Caption Contest. This picture was...

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5 Geocaching Etiquette Tips

5 Geocaching Etiquette Tips

Keep your geocaching skills on the up-and-up. There are two steps to any geocache: 1) it’s hidden and 2) others are challenged to find it. As easy as that is, it’s even easier to make sure you’re keeping your geocaching adventures on the up-and-up. Check out five helpful geocaching etiquette tips below or just...

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Don’t let the cold keep you in! — Geta Hamn (GC2WH0F) — Geocache of the Week Winter Inspiration Edition

Don’t let the cold keep you in! — Geta Hamn (GC2WH0F) — Geocache of the Week Winter Inspiration Edition

Ice skating to the geocache. Photo by geocacher Trang. Geocache Name: Geta Hamn (GC2WH0F) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 2/3 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, we’re in the depths of a cold winter and it can be hard to convince yourself to get out and find...

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Geocaching in (1000′s of) Pictures

Geocaching in (1000′s of) Pictures

Share your geocaching photos on Instagram and Pinterest. Soak up geocaching inspiration by following Geocaching on Instagram and Pinterest. You’ll discover stunning geocache locations, like an underground city and abandoned sea forts towering high above the waves of the North Sea. Just like your geocaching adventures, you’ll discover new scenic vistas, tall pines and mountain lakes. It’s the fuel that keeps explorers ready for the next...

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“Guwisti and mom” Geocaching Through the Fog of Alzheimer’s

“Guwisti and mom” Geocaching Through the Fog of Alzheimer’s

A record day for Carol and Kristie (Guwisti and mom) with 52 finds Crumpled geocaching log sheets record simple, even fragile moments. Laughter, singing to classic country music and victorious thumbs-ups roll into three words for a daughter and her best geocaching partner. They sign logbooks with, “Guwisti and mom”.  If you’ve geocached around...

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At the beginning of this month, the I <3 Geocaching Lab Cache experiment launched. During the month of February, Geocaching Premium members have the chance to create a temporary, personalized Lab Cache for one special person. This new test is different than normal geocaching and is open to all sorts of creative interpretations. In fact,...

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Love is in the air. And locked to a gate. — Love Lock Eeuwige Liefde !?! (GC41QJY) — Geocache of the Week

Love is in the air. And locked to a gate. — Love Lock Eeuwige Liefde !?! (GC41QJY) — Geocache of the Week

Antwerp’s love gate. Photo by Dario1987 Geocache Name: Love Lock ♥ Eeuwige Liefde !?! (GC41QJY) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 2/1.5 (but that might change as more locks are added to the gate) Why this is the Geocache of the Week: It’s mid-February and love is in the air. It also happens to be locked to a...

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A Busy Day for Geocaching HQ’er MissJenn in Bowling Green, Kentucky

A Busy Day for Geocaching HQ’er MissJenn in Bowling Green, Kentucky

Unfortunately MissJenn couldn’t bring this Corvette back with her to Geocaching HQ. I had the pleasure of attending the GPS Adventures Maze Exhibit at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky. This exhibit has been the torque of this town (get it?). See it while you can. It will be there until May...

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100 Days in Space – International Space Station Travel Bug Mission Update

100 Days in Space – International Space Station Travel Bug Mission Update

“What does your food taste like?” Students from Tinker School in Waterbury, Connecticut ask astronaut Rick Mastracchio and get the answer straight from space. Mastracchio says: “We have all kinds of food here on the space station. Most of the food has all the air and water removed to make it smaller and lighter. Then...

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Geocaching in Space – Q&A with Astronaut Rick Mastracchio

Geocaching in Space – Q&A with Astronaut Rick Mastracchio

Students ask – Astronaut Rick Mastracchio answers On his final trip to Space on November 2013, Astronaut Rick Mastracchio packed along a Geocaching Travel Bug to the International Space Station (ISS). The little Travel Bug connected with students all over the world to teach about space travel, science and geography. Since then many school kids...

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