More Closings

The area of the park south of Beach Road will be closed for a managed hunt from November 5 thru November 11. This includes the Equestrian Center, all parking areas on Woodpecker Road and all parking areas on the south side of Beach Road, Bright Hope trail and all access trails into the park...

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Pocahontas closings

Saw this sign yesterday. FYI

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Which App for Android?

Groundspeak has released a new app for geocaching. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.groundspeak.geocaching&hl=en But does it compare, exceed or fall short of the free app c: geo? https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=cgeo.geocaching&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNnZW8uZ2VvY2FjaGluZyJd Chime in if you have used both and let us know.    

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WordPress 3.5 Beta 2

Two weeks after the first beta, WordPress 3.5 Beta 2 is now available for download and testing. This is software still in development, so we don’t recommend that you run it on a production site. Set up a test site to play with the new version. To test WordPress 3.5, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want...

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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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