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[Click CC for subtitles] A little rain cannot stop geocachers from reach their goal. Even a little urban flooding won’t cancel a geocaching event. Watch this video for a snapshot at the geocaching Event Cache. Nicht einmal sintflutartige Regenfälle konnten dieses Grill-Event stoppen. Sieh Dir das Video an um einen Eindruck des Geocaching Events zu bekommen. Klicke “Gefällt mir“ wenn Du ebenfalls ein Geocaching Event im Regen besucht hast. Subscribe to the Official YouTube channel for the latest tips and tricks in geocaching. Watch the more than 50 videos produced by on our video page.

GC77 Germany’s First Geocache – A Presentation

[Click CC for Closed Captioning - Klicke auf CC für Untertitel] Watch this video to see the story behind the first geocache in Germany. It started a craze that’s led to a quarter million active geocaches. Back on October 2, 2000 the owner of a brand new GPS device decided to try an experiment. He hid a geocache. Ferenc loaded the coordinates and a description onto He wondered if anyone might have heard of this new GPS-powered treasure-hunt. Days and weeks passes. Ferenc says he lost interest in geocaching. Years passed, and eventually he wondered if anyone had ever [...]

PROJECT GeoGames 2012 – A Lackey’s Journey

Groundspeak Lackeys are traveling thousands of miles from H.Q. throughout the year to share smiles, shake hands, and make geocaching memories at nearly 20 Mega-Events worldwide. Ben Field aka, LackeyBenno, attended the Mega-Event PROJECT: GeoGames 2012 (GC32012). It took place in Leipzig, Germany. Ben has been a Lackey since 2008 and works in IT. Here’s Ben’s account of his adventure. Written by: Ben Field As I read through the descriptions of the games being hosted at the Geogames Mega-Event in Leipzig, I had two questions running through my head:  How many of these games should I actually attempt and what [...] Presents: Celebrate the Geocaching Community’s Volunteers

[Click CC for subtitles in English, German, Portuguese and Swedish] Discover the geocaching community volunteers who help power your adventure.  Volunteers give their time and talent, representing nearly 40 countries around the globe.  Watch the latest Geocaching Presents video to find more about the volunteer experience. The game would not be the same without their dedication, guidance, and commitment to geocaching.  Leave a message for your local volunteers below! Entdecke die ehrenamtlichen Helfer, die Dir Dein Erlebnis auf ermöglichen.  Es gibt über 400 ehrenamtliche Reviewer, Foren-Moderatoren und Übersetzer auf Sie stellen in fast 40 Ländern ihre Zeit und [...]

Lessons in Environmental Geocaching “Gecko 2012″

The subject of sustainable geocaching goes under the microscope during the German geocaching event “Gecko 2012.” The Geocaching “Konferenz” (Gecko) offers three days of workshops, lectures, and events on the topic of keeping and expanding, “sustainable geocaching in harmony with the environment, nature, and in harmony with our fellow human beings.” It’s a powerful undertaking in Germany, which has the highest geocache saturation of any country in the world. Jan aka Czerkus is part of the organizational team for Gecko-2012. Jan says a majority of geocachers play in harmony with nature. “Geocachers often say that the world is their playing [...]

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