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You’re Part of the CITO Equation

Cache In Trash Out (CITO) needs you. It’s simple: you geocache in an area and then take trash out. One weekend per year, geocachers around the world join together to help remove trash from geocaching-friendly locations. Last year, geocachers around the globe created the most successful CITO year ever. Over 640 CITO events helped clear more than 50 tons of trash from parks and wild places around the world. That’s a staggering 100,000 pounds (45359.2 kg). Each person who logs an “Attended” for a CITO event on April 26 or April 27 this year earns a 2014 CITO souvenir for their Geocaching profile. They also earn [...]

Geocache Makers Now Have Their Own Mark

  The geocache Maker leads us into adventure and weaves a story where we write the next line with our log. Now geocache Makers have their own mark and mantra, “Go Forth & Create”. Celebrate and honor the geocache Maker who inspires and challenges you with a collection of Maker Madness supplies. Check out Maker patches, shirts and creative geocache containers. Celebrate Makers in person and learn tips for creating a clever geocache at a Maker Madness event near you. Hundreds of Maker Madness events are already planned. Now Go Forth & Create. From March 28 – April 7, geocachers around the [...]

France’s First GeoTour

Are you ready to participate in one of the first GeoTours in continental Europe? Do you want to discover a territory in a fun and unique way?  The Southwest Vendéen GeoTour might just be your next geocaching destination. Thanks to 150 new GeoTour geocaches you’re able to discover the region through a dozen geocaching loops. You’ll discover the watery wonder of the Marais Poitevin, the Côte de Lumière, the countryside, lakes, rivers, cultural and historical heritage. The circuits are designed to be made on foot along a loop and some are designed for biking. Join the teams that will participate [...]

5 Geocaching Etiquette Tips

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 [...]

Geocaching in (1000′s of) Pictures

Soak up geocaching inspiration by following Geocaching on Instagram and Pinterest. You’ll discover stunning geocache locations, like an underground city and abandoned sea forts towering high above the waves of the North Sea. Just like your geocaching adventures, you’ll discover new scenic vistas, tall pines and mountain lakes. It’s the fuel that keeps explorers ready for the next geocaching adventure. But don’t just sit on the sidelines. Let the click of your camera connect you with geocachers around the world. Share your geocaching photos and connect with the global community by tagging @gogeocaching and #geocaching in your pictures shared on Instagram and Pinterest. Post your favorite #geocaching photo in the comments below, [...]


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