Posts Tagged ‘ Extreme Geocaching ’

Extreme Geocaching in Pictures (and Video)

Extreme Geocaching in Pictures (and Video)

Upside-down or right-side-up geocaching can lead you to some heart racing locations. Geocaching can lead you to see the world in a different way. The symptoms begin early. First you see a location and think, “there could be a geocache right there.” Next you see a a park or a familiar fence line and...

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Venture into the sky without leaving the ground. – Way to Heaven (GCPJDZ) – Geocache of the Week

Venture into the sky without leaving the ground. – Way to Heaven (GCPJDZ) – Geocache of the Week

  “Hey, I can see my house from up here.” Photo by geocacher devilmanrocco. At 12,461 ft (3798m) the Grossglockner stands proudly as Austria’s tallest mountain and the tallest peak in the Alps. Though incredibly impressive from afar, those that dare can take a closer look with the Grossglockner High Alpine Road—a winding stretch...

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Geocaching with Seals

Geocaching with Seals

Used with permission They’re the muggles you never thought you’d have to worry about: seals. And for Pauline Driessen (Nekozoeki) placing a geocache near one of her favorite places on earth, the habitat for hundreds of seals, provided an experience she never expected. She says, “I’m a Dutch Flight attendant and I’ve stumbled upon the...

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April 1 – A New Geocache Size is Introduced

It’s a small step for geocaching and even a smaller step for geocaches. Field tested and geocacher approved, a new geocache size has entered the adventure of geocaching. Just be sure to pack your magnifying glass, tweezers and a metric ton of patience. The new geocache size is named “T.I.N.Y.”...

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Geocache in the Great Urban Race

Geocache in the Great Urban Race

Geocaching is partnering with the Great Urban Race for another year. The Great Urban Race, inspired by the TV show, The Amazing Race, is a fast-paced puzzle where your city holds the clues.  Teams solve puzzles, tackle challenges and race for cash prizes in this all-out test of smarts and speed. Sound like something...

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The Weather Channel Partners with Geocaching to Present “Prospectors”

The Weather Channel Partners with Geocaching to Present “Prospectors”

Skip the extreme climates of prospecting and find the gems hidden on weather.com for your chance to win $3,000! Starting March 20, visit The Prospectors Facebook Page to get your daily clue to find the hidden gem and enter in the Find the Gem Sweepstakes. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. U.S. Only. Ends 3/26/13.  Official Rules. Watch the Prospectors preview...

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5 years, 176 DNFs, 1 Find — A Real Challenge (GC1764C) Lives Up to Its Name

5 years, 176 DNFs, 1 Find — A Real Challenge (GC1764C) Lives Up to Its Name

A little geocache frustration from geocacher madkaw while on the search for A Real Challenge. In this week’s Geocaching Weekly Mailer, we talked about logging DNFs (did not find). While no one yearns to log a DNF, they’re a necessary part of the game. DNFs can mean all sorts of things: the geocache has been...

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Here are 9 Geocaching Tools – What Else Should You Pack?

Here are 9 Geocaching Tools – What Else Should You Pack?

Nine pieces of important geocaching gear Whether you’re geocaching in a park or grabbing a T5 from a rappel, having right tools may be the difference between a smiley and a DNF. In fact, thanks to some clever geocache hiders, some geocaches may require certain tools to be found. The tools in the photo...

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Explore the Eugene, Cascades & Coast GeoTour

Explore the Eugene, Cascades & Coast GeoTour

Explore more than 70 new geocaches from Oregon’s Coast to the waterfalls and lava fields of the Cascades on the Eugene Cascades & Coast GeoTour. Geocachers that complete the entire trip will earn two unique, locally made Geocoins that fit together like puzzle pieces. Launched in October 2012, the McKenzie River Edition of the GeoTour winds along the...

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