Geocache Name: Klettersteig Schwefinen Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 3.5/5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: Clever containers and parks in your city that you never knew about are great, but sometimes you need that shot of adrenaline to really make your geocaching experience totally amazing. If you’re not 100% confident in your rock climbing or rappelling skills, a trip on a ‘via ferrata’ might be what you’re looking for. These route ascend mountain cliffs with the use of metal rungs and cables that have been bolted into the rock. Climbers use special gear to clip in to these in order [...]
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 [...]
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: [...]
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 [...]
Geocache Name: Castle Northmoor (GCX612) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 1/1.5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: There’s hidden history all around us—and geocaching is a perfect way to discover it. Seeking out this geocache will bring you to a castle tower—no, not in Europe—in Kansas City. While Missouri isn’t traditionally known for its castles, this tower has been bringing joy to geocacher’s faces since 2006. The tower itself was constructed in 1980 by Harlan Shaver, which included the structure as well as the intricate carvings throughout the interior. For a more detailed history, the geocache page even has a phone [...]
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