Climbing for a Smiley

Climbing for a Smiley

Looking down, there is nothing for 30 feet and then the leafy floor of the Potsdam forest in Germany. My head is red from exhaustion. When I look at my hands, they are shaking. I try to write my geocaching username in the small logbook, but the letters are scrawly. “At least I did...

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Geocache Hider: Tips to Level Up Your Geocache

Geocache Hider: Tips to Level Up Your Geocache

Revisit Your Geocaches, Leave Them Feeling New Let’s paint a mental picture: on cold, dark, rainy, frost-bitten, locust-infested nights—and all other nights—your geocache waits, hoping for intrepid explorers to sign the logbook. But if your geocache is lonelier than you expected, it might ultimately be waiting for a very special someone: you. Geocaches don’t...

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We’re getting the band back together! — The Tin Pan Alley Band (GC2C1NN) — Geocache of the Week

We’re getting the band back together! — The Tin Pan Alley Band (GC2C1NN) — Geocache of the Week

The Tin Pan Alley. Stroll in and join the band! Photo by geocacher SUEprise Geocache Name: The Tin Pan Alley Band (GC2C1NN) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 2.5/1.5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: Musicians and geocachers share quite a few traits. Namely, when they get together, amazing things can happen. One geocache maker has...

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Write a Comment – Nominees for the February Geocacher of the Month

Write a Comment – Nominees for the February Geocacher of the Month

The earned, never for sale, Geocacher of the Month geocoin It’s a month to celebrate the quiet geocacher, the geocacher whose kindness reaches people one-by-one. They’re the reason bonds form across town and across political barriers – because they let us follow them along when we’re new to geocaching, or offer us that gentle...

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Geocache Makers Now Have Their Own Mark

Geocache Makers Now Have Their Own Mark

  The geocache Maker leads us into adventure and weaves a story where we write the next line with our log. Now geocache Makers have their own mark and mantra, “Go Forth & Create”. Celebrate and honor the geocache Maker who inspires and challenges you with a collection of Maker Madness supplies. Check out Maker...

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You’re Part of the CITO Equation

You’re Part of the CITO Equation

Cache In Trash Out (CITO) needs you. It’s simple: you geocache in an area and then take trash out. One weekend per year, geocachers around the world join together to help remove trash from geocaching-friendly locations. Last year, geocachers around the globe created the most successful CITO year ever. Over 640 CITO events helped clear...

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Nominate a Featured Geocacher of the Month

Nominate a Featured Geocacher of the Month

Celebrate the Inspiring Geocacher in Your Life Earn the never for sale, Geocacher of the Month Geocoin Nominate a Featured Geocacher of the Month   They’re the geocachers who’s hides make you stop, pause, and whisper “wow”. They unite the local, even global, geocaching community with their infectious enthusiasm. They take the time to...

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Klaatu Barada Nikto! — Aliens Among Us (GC1N0B9) — Geocache of the Week

Klaatu Barada Nikto! — Aliens Among Us (GC1N0B9) — Geocache of the Week

They’ve arrived! Photo by geocacher Moun10Bike Geocache Name: Aliens Among Us (GC1N0B9) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 1.5/2 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: Geocaching does more than just give us something to do. It gives us a way to explore and to meet new people. In fact, one of my favorite quotes is “the...

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A S*W*A*G Filled Mega-Event

A S*W*A*G Filled Mega-Event

Seattle vs Yuma Editor’s Note: Staff from Geocaching HQ in Seattle are visiting more than 30 Mega-Events around the globe this year, to shake hands, share stories and hear what you think is next for geocaching.  In February, the Southwest Arizona Geocachers hosted their signature event, S*W*A*G’s Yuma Mega #11, in sunny Yuma. Above...

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Dear (Aspiring) Geocache Hider: Earn a Souvenir

Dear (Aspiring) Geocache Hider: Earn a Souvenir

You’ve found geocaches that leave you in awe, now unlock the secrets of making those creative geocache hides. Celebrate Maker Madness. Hundreds of Maker Madness events around the world aim to inspire geocachers. Learn the magical formula that weaves innovative containers, inspiring locations and powerful storytelling into creative geocache hides. While amazing geocaches live on...

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Announcing the January Geocacher of the Month

Announcing the January Geocacher of the Month

The earned, never for sale, Geocacher of the Month Geocoin Geocachers from around the globe commented on their favorite geocachers, even if they only know them through their glowing reputation. It’s a small geocaching world out there and through nominees,  the worldwide community learned about three amazing geocachers this month. Each of the nominees...

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Come spend the day with the scouts- Geocaching Merit Badge March 22

If you are free Saturday March 22, come hang out with the scouts while they earn the geocaching merit badge. In years past we had about 6 geoachers join us and we broke the scouts into two groups.  We need a few more GPS units. I will be heading out March 20 to place...

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Don’t look down! — Vertical Limit I: Die Brücke (GCZVW2) — Geocache of the Week

Don’t look down! — Vertical Limit I: Die Brücke (GCZVW2) — Geocache of the Week

Gear up to get down—carefully. Photo by geocacher p-boro Geocache Name: Vertical Limit I: Die Brücke (GCZVW2) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 1.5/5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: Between inviting forest trails, urban jaunts and neighborhood parks, it’s easy to forget that there’s a whole other side to geocaching—the adrenaline-fueled adventure sport that only...

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One of our very own’s love story published in VirginiaOutdoors.com

http://www.virginiaoutdoors.com/article/more/4913

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