New cache details in the Geocaching® app

New cache details in the Geocaching® app

The days are getting longer and the sun a little brighter in the northern hemisphere — spring is in the air! We’ve been working hard this winter on a fresh new look for spring and are excited to show it off! Here’s what’s new and improved: A snazzy new look for cache details. We’ve...

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Geocache Icon Run: find the most cache types in one day

Geocache Icon Run: find the most cache types in one day

A geocaching crew goes for 13 different icons in one day This blog post was written by geocaching superwoman and Geocaching HQ employee, Annie Love. If you are an obsessed geocacher, then you probably like to build your Geocaching profile stats such as “Most caches found in a single day”, “Highest altitude geocache”, or “Farthest...

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520 Bellevue TB hotel – Geocache of the Week

520 Bellevue TB hotel – Geocache of the Week

Traditional GC6ZR1H by Bounce,bounce Difficulty: 2.5 Terrain: 1.5 Location: Bellevue, WA N 47° 37.734′ W 122° 08.874′ There are two things that are beloved by many geocachers: gadget caches and trackable hotels. So what’s even better? A gadget cache that’s also a trackable hotel! If you are a connoisseur of well-designed caches then our...

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Calling all filmmakers! Submit your film to GIFF 2018

Calling all filmmakers! Submit your film to GIFF 2018

The Geocaching International Film Festival is returning for another year of epic geocaching moments captured on camera. If you’re a filmmaker, a geocacher, or something in between, GIFF 2018 is your chance to have your geocaching film viewed by thousands of people on movie screens all over the world. Submissions are now open! How...

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Paddle your way to a T5 geocache

Paddle your way to a T5 geocache

Rock Chalk (Chris) and fellow Geocaching HQ staffer LukeK geocaching with kayaks After attending the MOGA 2014 Mega-Event in Ohio, my wife and I were driving through Kentucky on our way home. I opened the Geocaching® app to search for caches along our route when I caught sight of a ton of T5 caches....

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Goonies Revenge: RODEO — Geocache of the Week

Goonies Revenge: RODEO — Geocache of the Week

Traditional GC695PX by Die 4 Goonies Difficulty: 3.5 Terrain: 4 Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany N 50° 46.100′ E 006° 54.421′ Saddle up, grab your lasso, and put on your cowboy hat to prepare for “Goonies Revenge: Rodeo,” located in the wild wild Nordrhein-Westfalen of Germany. The cache is near a horse stable facility. You may...

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3 Tipps zum Finden von Rätsel-Caches

3 Tipps zum Finden von Rätsel-Caches

Rätsel-Caches können ein wenig, naja, rätselhaft sein!Bekannt als Puzzle- oder Rätsel-Caches, sind Mysteries eine Geocache-Art, welche das Lösen von Rätseln beinhaltet, um die korrekten Koordinaten eines Geocaches zu erhalten oder geheimnisvolle Hinweise zu knacken, um eine Geocache Station zu öffnen. Mit verschiedensten Schwierigkeitsstufen kann es teilweise entmutigend sein, wenn man versucht herauszufinden, wie man...

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3 trucs pour trouver des Caches Mystères

3 trucs pour trouver des Caches Mystères

Les caches mystères sont parfois un peu… mystérieuses ! Également nommées Mysteries, Puzzles ou Caches Inconnues, les Caches mystères sont une variété de cache fourre-tout qui implique de résoudre une énigme afin de décoder les coordonnées réelles d’une cache, ou de décrypter des indices cachés afin de débloquer le contenant d’une cache. Vu la...

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3 pistas para resolver Cachés Mystery

3 pistas para resolver Cachés Mystery

¡Los Cachés Mystery pueden ser algo… bien, misteriosos! Llamados también cachés puzzle o desconocidos, los Mystery son un tipo general de geocachés en los que hay que resolver puzzles para obtener las coordenadas correctas o descifrar pistas secretas para desbloquear el escondite del caché. Con diversos grados de dificultad, puede ser desalentador intentar averiguar...

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3 tips for finding Mystery Caches

3 tips for finding Mystery Caches

Mystery Caches can be a bit of a, well, mystery! Known as Puzzle or Unknown caches as well, Mysteries are a “catch-all” geocache type that involves solving puzzles in order to decode the correct cache coordinates or crack secret clues to unlock a cache’s stash. With varying degrees of difficulty, it can be daunting...

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Virtual Rewards: The world is your oyster!

Virtual Rewards: The world is your oyster!

One of many Virtual Rewards around the world Virtual Caches are about discovering locations rather than containers. Since August 2017, close to 1,300 new Virtuals have been published in almost 70 countries around the world. We’ve gathered ten of the most iconic, remote, and/or downright quirky Virtual Caches for you to discover. Have you found one of...

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Planetary Pursuit Rescue Mission has launched

  Planetary Pursuit Rescue Mission has launched. To give geocachers more time to complete their missions, Planetary Pursuit has been extended for an additional week. Please make sure to log all your finds before Monday, April 16, at noon UTC to earn your Friend League points and Planetary Pursuit souvenirs.   Since launching Planetary...

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Moon Tower — Geocache of the Week

Moon Tower — Geocache of the Week

Traditional GC5BMM0 by ATA ORU Difficulty: 1.5 Terrain: 3 Location: Sardegna, Italy N 41° 14.705 E 009° 08.635 Moon Tower — Geocache of the Week As we round out the last week of Planetary Pursuit, we focus our telescope on one more galactic-themed cache — Moon Tower (GC5BMM0). Located on the northernmost tip of...

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You still have until April 8 to earn all 10 souvenirs

Have you visited Earth, Venus, and Mercury but have yet to venture to Pluto? Don’t worry, Planetary Pursuit explorer, you still have time to earn all 10 souvenirs and become an Official Space Explorer! Through April 8, find different cache types and collect points on the Friend League to earn up to 10 new...

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