This blog post is perhaps the perfect way to wrap up an amazing year in the world of geocaching. We’re announcing the featured Geocacher of the Month for November. Each of the nominees is already a winner, with a prize package headed their way. The nearly 800 comments from supporters of the three nominees are a must-read for anyone feeling a little bit down, or who doubts the impact one person might have on their community. The comments are a testament to the giving nature of geocachers. All the nominees contributed to their local communities and inspired the worldwide community. [...]
This holiday season, we’re giving thanks for everything the geocaching community (that’s you) does. In 2013 alone, Geocaching surpassed the 2 million active geocaches mark and the community grew to over 6 million geocachers. Plus, there were thousands of amazing events worldwide—we even celebrated as a Travel Bug® launched into space! But out of all of the amazing things that happened this year, it’s the simplest thing that still makes us all warm and fuzzy inside: the smile that happens when another geocache is found. Happy Holidays from all of us at Geocaching HQ! Share your favorite moments of 2013 [...]
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 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, my [...]
From the cold winter nights in the frigid north to the warm beaches of tropical paradise, the nominees for Geocacher of the Month share (at least) one thing in common: dedication. Each nominee is being honored for their contributions to the geocaching community. Each will receive worldwide recognition and a prize package from Geocaching HQ in Seattle, but which will be named Geocacher of the Month? This is your opportunity to help decide who will take home the earned, never for sale, Geocacher of the Month geocoin (at left). Each featured Geocacher of the Month will receive the exclusive special [...]
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 [...]
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