A List to Love

A List to Love

Caching for 14 years, Annie Love (username Love) has enjoyed caching adventures and meeting community members all over the world. She began working at Geocaching HQ in 2007, working at the front desk before there even was a front desk. Nowadays, Annie manages the API and Trackables programs and is known for caching in...

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Kostnice / Ossuary – Geocache of the Week

Kostnice / Ossuary – Geocache of the Week

Mystery GCP0JT by Dryjak Difficulty: 2 Terrain: 1.5 Location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia N 49° 57.709′ E 015° 17.295′ It’s a dark and stormy night. Thunder crashes, lightning strikes! Through the crags of an old eastern European village, the flash of light illuminates a medieval chapel. As the mist clears, it becomes apparent that the...

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The Jasmer Challenge

The Jasmer Challenge

One of the oldest and most popular geocaching challenges is the Jasmer Challenge. To complete the challenge, you must fill your Jasmer grid by finding caches placed in every month since geocaching began in May 2000. As of the time of this blog publication, there have been 222 months since the beginning of geocaching,...

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Geocaching HQ Highlight — The Visitor’s Center

Whether on a geocaching road trip across the country or living down the street, geocachers love to make a pit stop at Geocaching HQ to sign the famous logbook, celebrate a milestone, share stories with fellow geocachers, and see for themselves where all the geocaching magic happens. But if you can’t make the trip...

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Huka Falls (Central Plateau) – Geocache of the Week

Huka Falls (Central Plateau) – Geocache of the Week

EarthCache GC3F65X by funkymunkyzone Difficulty: 2 Terrain: 1.5 Location: North Island, New Zealand S 38° 38.920′ E 176° 05.408′ New Zealand has the highest density of sheep per unit area in the world, featuring a sheep to human ratio of seven to one. It is also a country full of stunning and diverse natural...

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You might be a Social Butterfly if…

Introducing the next challenge in our four month series “You might be a geocacher if…” From October 29 at noon UTC through December 3 at noon UTC, use the Friend League to individually earn points towards the “Social Butterfly” souvenir. Keep reading to learn November’s challenge below! In November, you might be a Social...

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Canada’s “The Great Trail” treasure hunt

Canada’s “The Great Trail” treasure hunt

The Great Trail Treasure Hunt Colder temperatures may be setting in Canada, but with 100 recently hidden treasure boxes, there’s never been a better time to get out and explore The Great Trail Treasure Hunt.  Gorgeous views in Canada This large-scale treasure hunt continues through October 31, and celebrates the connection of The Great...

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TB Kazerne “Spuit 11” — Geocache of the Week

TB Kazerne “Spuit 11” — Geocache of the Week

Traditional GC6CN64 by GC5LT2 Difficulty: 2 Terrain: 1 Limburg, Netherlands N 51° 02.194′ E 005° 50.634′ There’s more than meets the eye at this TB hotel. From the outside it looks like your typical, mundane utility box. But, isn’t that the point of geocaching — to hide something special in plain sight, make it...

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The Best GIFF Logbooks of All Time

The Best GIFF Logbooks of All Time

The countdown to the 2018 Geocaching International Film Festival has begun! From November 8-12, 2018, the 16 GIFF films that made the final list will be shown at GIFF events hosted by geocachers all over the world. Log your “Will Attend” at an event near you! Are you hosting a GIFF Event? It’s time...

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The Cave — Geocache of the Week

The Cave — Geocache of the Week

Traditional GC1EFM0 by global trekkers Difficulty: 2 Terrain: 5 Faro, Portugal N 37° 05.219 W 008° 25.466 If you make the trek, make sure to sign the logbook Close your eyes. Take in a deep breath. Let it out. Transport yourself to the most exquisite beach you can imagine. It’s sunny, warm, and there’s...

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5 reasons to keep geocaching as the seasons change

5 reasons to keep geocaching as the seasons change

When you think of geocaching, two options often come to mind: a summer activity or something to do while traveling…in summer. Both of those are great choices, but before you prepare to pack away your TOTT (tools of the trade), have you considered caching in the shoulder season? Shoulder season is the time between...

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International EarthCache celebration for 2018

Get ready to rock — International EarthCache celebration rolls during October. On Saturday, October 13, and Sunday, October 14, 2018, earn a new souvenir by getting outside, finding and then logging an EarthCache! EarthCaches don’t have physical containers, but instead, bring you to a unique location and teach you a geological science lesson. Check out these...

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Magic Wand – Geocache of the Week

Magic Wand – Geocache of the Week

Multi-Cache GC3KWJE by duck 43 Difficulty: 3 Terrain: 1.5 Location: Western Australia, Australia S 32° 00.400 E 115° 50.109 Have you ever wished for a magic wand that could solve all of your problems with just a wave? While wielding this power in everyday life may only exist in fairy tales, you can experience...

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Watch the trailer for GIFF 2018

There are now 345 GIFF (Geocaching International Film Festival) Events (and counting!) in 36 countries featuring 16 films. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll earn a smiley, and the GIFF 2018 souvenir! GIFF 2018 is November 8 – 12, 2018. Are you ready? Find a GIFF event near you and log your Will Attend! No...

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