Geocache Name: GeoSnake (GC4YDPC) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 2.5/2 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: This week we’re continuing our theme of games in geocaches with this amazing creation that resides in Hong Kong. While last week required you to play a game before you left home, this multi-cache integrates the game right into the middle of the find. In order to get the coordinates for the final stage, geocachers have to play a few rounds of the classic Snake game. The time, effort and technical ability that went into creating this geocache is a perfect example of what geocaches [...]
Geocache Name: Flappy Cache (GC507NW) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 1.5/1.5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: For some, it’s a game. For other, it’s a hobby. And for a few, it’s a way of life. However you describe geocaching, we can all agree on one thing: it’s fun. Geocaches like this one add an extra level of fun before you even leave the house. In order to find this Mystery Cache, you’ll have to play a few rounds of a geocaching-themed version of the ever-popular game Flappy Bird. From there, you’ll get the coordinates to find a unique container. The [...]
Geocache Name: The Tin Pan Alley Band (GC2C1NN) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 2.5/1.5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: Musicians and geocachers share quite a few traits. Namely, when they get together, amazing things can happen. One geocache maker has set out to prove this idea by creating one giant geocacher-powered band. And where better to recruit musicians than London’s Denmark street? This famous place is also known as the British Tin Pan Alley. Artists like Elton John, Jimi Hendrix and the Sex Pistols all have ties to this area. Whether or not the band will be headlining any tours [...]
Geocache Name: Aliens Among Us (GC1N0B9) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 1.5/2 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: Geocaching does more than just give us something to do. It gives us a way to explore and to meet new people. In fact, one of my favorite quotes is “the best things you’ll find while geocaching aren’t the geocaches, it’s the geocachers.” With about 7 million geocachers worldwide, there are plenty of adventurous folks just waiting to be your friend. However, it’s not always people you meet. When you seek out a geocache like Aliens Among Us, you’ll have the chance to [...]
Geocache Name: Vertical Limit I: Die Brücke (GCZVW2) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 1.5/5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: Between inviting forest trails, urban jaunts and neighborhood parks, it’s easy to forget that there’s a whole other side to geocaching—the adrenaline-fueled adventure sport that only the skilled and brave take part in. This Geocache of the Week serves a gentle reminder of the exciting T5 and those that throw fear to the side to earn their smileys. If rappelling off of bridges isn’t necessarily your thing, that’s okay. T5′s take on many different shapes. For the seafaring, geocaching pirates, there [...]
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