Geocaching HQ is home to a geocaching legend. His title is Community Liaison to Engineering. His name is Jon Stanley. He’s better known as Moun10Bike in the geocaching world. As one of the world’s first-ever geocachers, Moun10Bike earned his geocaching fame by creating the first of what we now know as geocoins. Moun10Bike agreed to share a his coolest geocaching tips as we head into the winter season here in the Northern hemisphere. Q: You are working on a geocaching streak. How many days of geocaching in a row are you up to? What inspired you to take on this challenge? A: On Christmas Eve, [...]
The geocaching community gave thanks this past month for three dedicated geocachers from three very different corners of the world. All the nominees were creative hiders who have committed themselves not only to maintaining their geocaches, but also to maintaining and growing friendships within the geocaching community. Each will receive special recognition for their contribution to the global adventure of geocaching. Before naming the Geocacher of the Month, Geocaching HQ reviews community input and blog comments. Each comment is read. After tallying the sentiment and reading the comments, Mic68 has been officially named the Geocacher of the Month for October 2013. One geocacher [...]
Sometimes reading geocache logs can be as tricky as deciphering top secret super spy codes. Check the geocaching acronyms in the log book below. Can you decrypt this geocaching lingo? To reveal the answers… Just. Scroll. Down. … You’re. Almost. There. The answers revealed! Are you a geocaching super spy? These are just a few of the gazillions of geocaching acronyms out there. Have you come across lingo not listed in this log book? Tell us about it in the comments below.
Editor’s Note: No geocachers were hurt in the making of this story. Based upon true geocaching events that occurred on the Washington-Canadian border on October 26, 2013. Guest Blog Post By Jayme Hewitt (Username: benandjayme) I awoke with an uneasy feeling in my stomach on the morning of October 26th. The fog sat heavy in the fields and echoed the thoughts running through my head. Is this the end? Does the zombie apocalypse start today? Rumors spread far and wide about zombies invading the west coast, even as far north as the Canadian border. With no time left to ponder humanity, [...]
Do you love the woods or are you more of a city geocacher? Do you live for meeting new people at geocaching events or do you prefer a quiet evening deciphering a puzzle? Take this quiz to determine your geocacher type, then get personalized tips and tricks for your ultimate geocaching experience. Caution: This quiz involves some math. 1. What is your favorite geocaching snack? A. Energy bars B. Sampling the local cuisine C. [Root] Beer D. Wheaties – the breakfast of champions E. Brain food 2. What inspires your geocaching happy dance? A. A day out in [...]
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