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Epic Adventure, — Wet Surprise (GC1YV80) — Geocache of the Week Video Edition

Geocache Name: Wet Surprise (GC1YV80) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 2/5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: This was an incredible adventure and is a perfect example of how geocaching can take you to places you never would’ve visited without it. For more, check out the video above. What geocachers are saying: “Swam to it in my undies!  I gotta say, in 6+ years of caching, this is probably the coolest cache i’ve done so far…” – Thuescapades “This cache experience was my favorite of all time.” – reidsomething “What an amazing adventure! …Beautiful lake, amazing view of the mountain, and a cache full [...]

Whovians unite! — Doctor Who #13 (GC56Y0Z) — Geocache of the Week

    Video: Spoiler Alert!   Geocache Name: Doctor Who #13 (GC56Y0Z) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 3/1.5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: First, check out the video above. If you’re still scratching your head and wondering why this is Geocache of the Week, here are a few reasons: The creativity and craftsmanship that went into the container The awesome theme and decoration All of the positive logs and favorite points A dedicated geocache owner Not to mention, the threat of extermination via Daleks is a pretty unique feature for a geocache. What the geocache owner, carlep_99, has to say: [...]

Vote for the August Geocacher of the Month

Experience, friendliness and geocaching smarts—these could be used to describe all three nominees for the August 2014 Geocacher of the Month. Each has strong ties to their local communities, plenty of finds and hides, as well as a willingness to help out any geocacher who needs it. While all three are amazing, only one can be the Geocacher of the Month. Leave your comment below! Each of the nominees below is an essential part of the global geocaching community and will receive a prize package from Geocaching HQ in Seattle, but only one will be the next Geocacher of the [...]

Is this still Earth? — Rainbow’s End: Grand Prismatic Spring (GC1JY47) — Geocache of the Week

Geocache Name: Rainbow’s End: Grand Prismatic Spring (GC1JY47) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 2/1 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: If you’re still searching for an EarthCache to find in order to earn your Nature Lover souvenir for the Seven Souvenirs of August, consider visiting a place that doesn’t even look like it belongs on Earth. EarthCaches bring geocachers to geologic formations and require them to answer questions about that formation in order to make the find. The Grand Prismatic Spring (or as the CO of this EarthCache points out: “GPS” for short) is the largest hot spring in the United [...]

Get ready for GIFF 2014!

Get ready for the 2014 Geocaching International Film Festival! This year at the Geocaching International Film Festival we received 60 entries from over 15 different countries. After the team of Geocaching HQ judges carefully reviewed each entry, we are excited to announce the 16 finalists that will be screened at the second annual GIFF on August 15 in Seattle! Congratulations to: Geocaching in Canada TheBarnSwallows Toronto, Canada First to Find – The Woodland Hunt CarboKnightLuke United Kingdom La Búsqueda (The Search) nitesco Ciales, Puerto Rico C9 H13 NO3 (Adrenaline) Peter! Portugal Love Geocaching Chiliconsushi Lille, France Geocaching Therapy L’Avanguardia Team [...]


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