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5 Geocaching Etiquette Tips

There are two steps to any geocache: 1) it’s hidden and 2) others are challenged to find it. As easy as that is, it’s even easier to make sure you’re keeping your geocaching adventures on the up-and-up. Check out five helpful geocaching etiquette tips below or just watch the geocaching etiquette video. Bring a Pen – It’s like the first day of school. You need to be prepared. Always pack a pen to make sure you’re ready to sign your Geocaching username and the date. Leave No Trace – Be kind to the geocaching game board, which happens to be the [...]

Don’t let the cold keep you in! — Geta Hamn (GC2WH0F) — Geocache of the Week Winter Inspiration Edition

Geocache Name: Geta Hamn (GC2WH0F) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 2/3 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, we’re in the depths of a cold winter and it can be hard to convince yourself to get out and find a few geocaches. We don’t blame you. Leaving the cozy warmth of your home is a hard thing to do. But maybe instead of thinking of all the things that hold us back during winter, we should think of the new opportunities it provides. In the case of this geocache, during cold winters, geocachers can [...]

Geocaching in (1000′s of) Pictures

Soak up geocaching inspiration by following Geocaching on Instagram and Pinterest. You’ll discover stunning geocache locations, like an underground city and abandoned sea forts towering high above the waves of the North Sea. Just like your geocaching adventures, you’ll discover new scenic vistas, tall pines and mountain lakes. It’s the fuel that keeps explorers ready for the next geocaching adventure. But don’t just sit on the sidelines. Let the click of your camera connect you with geocachers around the world. Share your geocaching photos and connect with the global community by tagging @gogeocaching and #geocaching in your pictures shared on Instagram and Pinterest. Post your favorite #geocaching photo in the comments below, [...]

I <3 Geocaching Lab Caches from the Geocaching Community

At the beginning of this month, the I <3 Geocaching Lab Cache experiment launched. During the month of February, Geocaching Premium members have the chance to create a temporary, personalized Lab Cache for one special person. This new test is different than normal geocaching and is open to all sorts of creative interpretations. In fact, in the short two weeks that the test has been live, we’ve already seen a number of amazing Lab Caches from the geocaching community. If you’re a Geocaching Premium member and you haven’t created your Lab Cache yet, do it here, then post your ideas in [...]

Love is in the air. And locked to a gate. — Love Lock Eeuwige Liefde !?! (GC41QJY) — Geocache of the Week

Geocache Name: Love Lock ♥ Eeuwige Liefde !?! (GC41QJY) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 2/1.5 (but that might change as more locks are added to the gate) Why this is the Geocache of the Week: It’s mid-February and love is in the air. It also happens to be locked to a gate in Antwerpen, Belgium. While this isn’t the first love lock geocache (you can see more of them here), this one is unique in that this gate was created for this specific purpose. Plus, it has a giant heart built into it and who doesn’t like that? Geocachers show their geocaching love [...]

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