Celebrate the Inspiring Geocacher in Your Life Nominate a Featured Geocacher of the Month They’re the geocachers who’s hides make you stop, pause, and whisper “wow”. They unite the local, even global, geocaching community with their infectious enthusiasm. They take the time to teach new geocachers how to enjoy the game. Add these up and you have a perfect nominee for Geocacher of the Month. Geocaching HQ celebrates three nominees for Geocacher of the Month, well, every month. Your comments help name one of the nominees as the Featured Geocacher of the Month and they earn serious swag. If [...]
Geocachers from around the globe commented on their favorite geocachers, even if they only know them through their glowing reputation. It’s a small geocaching world out there and through nominees, the worldwide community learned about three amazing geocachers this month. Each of the nominees is already a winner, with a prize package headed their way. But only one geocacher can be named Geocacher of the Month. All the nominees add an important contribution to their local communities and inspire the global geocaching community. Each will receive special recognition for their contribution to the adventure of geocaching. Before naming the Geocacher [...]
There are two steps to any geocache: 1) it’s hidden and 2) others are challenged to find it. As easy as that is, it’s even easier to make sure you’re keeping your geocaching adventures on the up-and-up. Check out five helpful geocaching etiquette tips below or just watch the geocaching etiquette video. Bring a Pen – It’s like the first day of school. You need to be prepared. Always pack a pen to make sure you’re ready to sign your Geocaching username and the date. Leave No Trace – Be kind to the geocaching game board, which happens to be the [...]
Crumpled geocaching log sheets record simple, even fragile moments. Laughter, singing to classic country music and victorious thumbs-ups roll into three words for a daughter and her best geocaching partner. They sign logbooks with, “Guwisti and mom”. If you’ve geocached around Arkansas in the United States, you’ve probably read those three words on geocache log sheets for years. But Kristie Boucheer Moore says all those geocaches are becoming flickers of half-remembered moments from her mom. “Her Alzheimer’s began a couple of years ago and has slowly progressed… She has problems remembering recent events and tends to repeat herself. She’ll ask me [...]
At the beginning of this month, the I <3 Geocaching Lab Cache experiment launched. During the month of February, Geocaching Premium members have the chance to create a temporary, personalized Lab Cache for one special person. This new test is different than normal geocaching and is open to all sorts of creative interpretations. In fact, in the short two weeks that the test has been live, we’ve already seen a number of amazing Lab Caches from the geocaching community. If you’re a Geocaching Premium member and you haven’t created your Lab Cache yet, do it here, then post your ideas in [...]
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