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For the past several months, we’ve been hard at work improving the map on Geocaching.com. Maps are the heart of geocaching, and as we make further improvements, we’ll explain the changes so you can take full advantage of the new map experience. With the new map, get ready to: Search faster Map filters and...

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New country souvenir, Peru, with Geocache of the Week: Letterbox-Peru: Salkantay Pass!

New country souvenir, Peru, with Geocache of the Week: Letterbox-Peru: Salkantay Pass!

Letterbox Hybrid GC3QM6Q by haksu10 Difficulty: 4 Terrain: 4.5 Location: Peru S 13° 20.816 W 072° 33.756 New country souvenir, Peru, with Geocache of the Week: Letterbox-Peru: Salkantay Pass! Today we release our newest country/regional souvenir, Peru! If you have found a geocache in Peru, you automatically receive the souvenir on your profile.  Peru...

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Three geocaching challenges to know about

Three geocaching challenges to know about

The Fizzy Grid, Jasmer, and 365-Day Challenge. No, these aren’t a bubbly drink, a southern gentleman, and the answer to a 1st-grade math problem. They’re statistic goals for the seasoned geocacher! But what exactly are they? Read more to find out. Fizzy Grid The Fizzy Grid will test your mental skills, then your physical...

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Rock Chalk’s 2019 geocaching goals

Chris (Rock Chalk) has worked at Geocaching HQ since 2014. He loves climbing and paddling for geocaches, and has gone caching in 14 countries and every U.S. state. One of the best things about geocaching is there are so many ways to play the game. It’s the same with geocaching goal setting. Goals can...

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Discover the Forest to reconnect with nature

Discover the Forest to reconnect with nature

Have you explored your local forest or a new trail with a Discover the Forest trackable? Although the official promotion has ended, you can still reconnect with nature when you find a Discover the Forest trackable while geocaching on a trail near you. Here’s a snapshot of the Discover the Forest trackable promotion, one of...

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Confirmed Geocaching souvenir moments for 2019

Confirmed Geocaching souvenir moments for 2019

Geocaching in New Zealand “A goal without a plan is just a wish.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Many geocachers love to explore the world, plan ahead, and achieve caching goals. One of the more common questions we get asked is “When is this year?” This year, we’re letting people know...

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Haksulandia — Geocache of the Week

Haksulandia — Geocache of the Week

Traditional GC16QCH by haksu10 Difficulty: 1 Terrain: 1.5 Location: Karkku, Finland N 61° 27.174 E 023° 02.134 Working lights and a place to sit make signing this log a breeze! Image by Gidran. It is a rare experience to find a geocache that checks multiple boxes off of your geocaching bucket list. For example,...

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Geocaching in 2018: A year in review

Geocaching in 2018: A year in review

Geocaching in 2018 brought lots of adventure, plenty of new geocaches, and even more “Found it” logs. As we start the new year, it’s fun to look back on all the geocaching happenings in 2018. Here are 18 of them in an infographic! But remember, it’s not all about the numbers! There were geocaching...

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Share big smiles and win fun prizes with Love Big!

Adventure! Treasure! Memories! Love Big and author Kat Kronenberg are giving away 550 CATCH-M trackables and we want you to be a part of the adventure by sharing your best “Big Smiles” photos with the trackables on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter using #GeocachersLoveBig #contest. Love Big, a whimsical and beautifully illustrated children’s novel, demonstrates...

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Cache In Trash Out® announcement for 2019

Cache In Trash Out® announcement for 2019

CITO 2019 Season 1 All good cachers go geocaching, what do great cachers do? Cachers Improve The Outdoors! This year, Cache In Trash Out® (CITO) souvenir moments will extend from just one week, twice a year, to two entire seasons! That’s right earth-lovin’ geocachers, this year’s CITO dates are: CITO 2019, Season 1 Friday,...

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19 Geocaching New Year’s Resolutions for 2019

The year is now 2019. You probably know that. If not, well, let us be the first to wish you a Happy New Year! And what’s a new year, without a few new goals? We’ve collected 19 New Year’s resolutions for geocachers in 2019. Everyone’s resolution is different, but we bet there’s at least...

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Happy Holidays from Geocaching HQ!

This year we became Official Space Explorers during Planetary Pursuit, traversed forests, deserts, oceans, and up to the mountaintops to discover beings never before known to man during Hidden Creatures, and found ourselves through our geocaching personalities. But out of all of the amazing things that happened this year, it’s the simplest thing that...

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A peek into a secret cache building society: Interview with cache owner CacheDweeb

A peek into a secret cache building society: Interview with cache owner CacheDweeb

Dog and dog’s best friend, CacheDweeb Did you know there are groups of gadget cache builders who slave away, day after day, week after week, huddled deep inside cluttered garages, endlessly tinkering with magnets, locks, pulleys, springs, clasps, and other such bric-a-brac? They do this for you, to put a smile on your face,...

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DONKEY KACHE — Geocache of the Week

DONKEY KACHE — Geocache of the Week

Traditional GC79VAX by CacheDweeb Difficulty: 2.5 Terrain: 1.5 Location: Massachusetts, United States N 42° 06.581′ W 072° 04.198’35 DONKEY KACHE Geocache of the Week Oh yeah, geocachers — it’s on like Donkey Kong! We’re taking it back to old skool like an old fool with a Geocache of the Week that combines the retro-arcade...

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