From flying planes to finding caches — Interview with cache owner Cliptwings

From flying planes to finding caches — Interview with cache owner Cliptwings

For cache owner ‘Cliptwings’ geocaching isn’t just a hobby, it’s a new opportunity to realize that even if he can’t fly anymore, the wings of passion prevent him from being cooped up. A former Airforce and commercial airline pilot turned creative gadget cache engineer. Travelling the world on planes Cliptwings says there wasn’t a...

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The OroValleyan — Geocache of the Week

The OroValleyan — Geocache of the Week

Multi-Cache GC6G639 by cliptwings Difficulty: 3 Terrain: 3 Location: Arizona, United States N 32° 25.780′ W 110° 54.945′ Imagine a world far away from our own. The mission was simple: gather intel about the planet OV and transmitit back to Earth. But an unexpected dust storm hastily moved in and separated you from your...

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Wie man die besten Geocaches für Kinder auswählt

Nun, da Du gelernt hast, wie Du Deine Kinder mit Geocaching nach draußen bringen kannst, stelle sicher, dass die Caches, die Du findest, für sie Spaß machen. Die rechtzeitige Planung Deines Ausflugs ist eine lohnende Investition in zukünftige Familienausflüge. Hier sind fünf Tipps, wie Du die besten Caches auswählen kannst, damit die Geocaching-Tour Deiner...

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Ein offener Brief

Ein offener Brief an die Muggels in meinem Leben, Ihr habt gesehen, wie die Geocachingsucht bei mir Überhand genommen hat und was damit verbunden ist. Ihr wart gegenüber meiner übermäßigen Abhängigkeit geduldig, verständnisvoll und gutmütig. Ihr wart immer wieder für mich da und habt mich nie dafür verurteilt. Ich gebe zu, meine Geocachingsucht ist...

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Comment choisir les meilleures caches pour les enfants

Maintenant que vous savez que vous pouvez sortir vos enfants grâce au géocaching, assurez-vous qu’ils s’amusent sur les caches que vous trouvez. Prendre le temps de planifier votre sortie est un investissement rentable pour les futures sorties en famille. Voici cinq astuces pour sélectionner les meilleures caches afin de faire de votre sortie caching...

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Hoe je de beste caches voor kinderen kiest

Nu je geleerd hebt hoe je je kinderen naar buiten krijgt door middel van geocaching, kun je maar beter zorgen dat de caches die je vindt leuk zijn voor hen. De tijd nemen om je uitje te plannen is een investering die het waard is voor toekomstige familie-uitjes. Hier zijn vijf tips over hoe...

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Een open brief

Een open brief aan de dreuzels in mijn leven, Je hebt gezien wat een geocachingverslaving kan worden en wat het inhoudt. Je bent geduldig, begripvol en vriendelijk geweest over mijn extreme gewoontes. Je kwam keer op keer opdagen en sprak nooit een oordeel uit. Ik geef toe, mijn verslaving aan geocachen is steeds erger...

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An open letter

An open letter to the muggles in my life, You’ve seen what a geocaching addiction can become and what it entails. You’ve been patient, understanding, and kind about my excessive habits. You’ve showed up time and time again and never showed judgement. I’ll admit, my addiction for geocaching has gotten worse over time. It’s...

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How to choose the best caches for kids

Now that you have learned how to get your kids outside with geocaching, make sure the caches you find are fun for them. Putting in time to plan your outing is a worthwhile investment in future family outings. Here are five tips on how you can select the best caches to make your kids’...

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Une lettre ouverte

Une lettre ouverte à tous les moldus de ma vie, Vous avez remarqué ce que peut devenir une dépendance au géocaching, et ce que ça implique. Vous avez été patient, compréhensif et complaisant à propos de mes attitudes excessives. Vous avez été témoin de cela maintes et maintes fois sans jamais me juger. Je...

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More friends means more fun

Muggles. They are all around us. Coexisting without any idea of how their life could change with one simple app. We all know it can take a village to find some of the geocaches out there. Why not increase your find count with the help of your friends! With this four-step program, your muggle...

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Why you’re never too old to start geocaching

We all know there’s a sense of mystery and adventure to be felt when you set off in search of a geocache, and the feeling when you actually find one is addictively satisfying. Luckily there are no prerequisites for geocaching and geocaches come in all shapes, sizes, and experience levels. In fact, geocaching is...

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Lackey trip report: GeoWoodstock XVII

Lackey trip report: GeoWoodstock XVII

Geocaching HQ staff will attend dozens of Mega and Giga-Events around the world, shaking hands, sharing stories of adventure, and of course, geocaching! Eileen (eileenk9) is the Human Resources Manager (or should we say Lackey Resources Manager?) at Geocaching HQ. She recently traveled to Texas to attend the GeoWoodstock XVII Mega-Event (GC7NBWQ). Here’s her...

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Happy Birthday and Happy GeoTour, Smokey Bear!

Happy Birthday and Happy GeoTour, Smokey Bear!

  This blog post was written by geocaching veteran, Geocaching HQ employee, and purple enthusiast, MissJenn.   Since 1944, Smokey Bear has taught millions of Americans about their role in preventing wildfires. This year, Smokey is celebrating his 75th birthday. To honor him and his timeless message of wildfire prevention, Middle-Atlantic Interstate Forest Fire...

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