Five Project-GC features you may not know about

Geocaching API partner Project-GC is well known in the community for its advanced tools and personalized statistics. What you may not know is that Project-GC also provides dynamic notifiers so you can stay on top of your geocaching game. Last year, we suggested four reasons to start using Project GC and today, we are...

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Out with the old, in with these two new souvenirs!

2018 has been out of this world for geocaching—literally! 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. Not ready to come back down to Earth yet? We’ve...

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No strength required, just ingenuity 2 — Geocache of the Week

No strength required, just ingenuity 2 — Geocache of the Week

Mystery Cache GC11AT5 by PZ Dude Difficulty: 4 Terrain: 1.5 Location: Ohio, United States N 39° 46.645 W 084° 03.946 No strength required, just ingenuity 2 — Geocache of the Week The cache is located at the top of the Wright State University sign. Seems simple enough, right? Just climb up, grab the cache,...

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GIFF starts this weekend — log your Will Attend now!

GIFF starts this weekend — log your Will Attend now!

The smell of popcorn in the air, gnomes dancing everywhere… it can only mean one thing: It’s time for the 2018 Geocaching International Film Festival! From November 8-12, the 16 never-before-seen GIFF finalist films will make their international debuts on hundreds of screens all over the world. Some GIFF Events will be themed—like this...

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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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