Download the PDF of the 31 Days of Geocaching calendar you see below. Collect the calendar-style souvenirs for your Geocaching profile one by one. Each date you log a “Found it” or an “Attended” you earn the souvenir for that date in August. You won’t be alone. The Geocaching HQ staff will be finding geocaches all month long. And here the Top 8 Tips for Maintaining a Geocaching Streak to help keep you in the game. Download the calendar to play along, and share you stories here in comments, or on the Geocaching Facebook page.
Many anxious geocachers set alerts to ping them when a new geocache is published. Within minutes of going live, a geocacher rushed to claim the FTF (First to Find). In the case of one lonely geocache, in an uninhabited swath of Canada, it took nearly 12 years for a brave and determined geocacher to venture into the wilderness and sign the logbook. 4.5lb Walleye (GCDFB) was hidden June 23, 2001. It registered its first find on June 8, 2013 by geocacher Stormgren-X. Here’s his story. The idea for finding this geocache came to Stormgren-X months before he set out. “I [...]
Excited yet? We certainly are. Check out this special GIFF sneak preview. Like what you see? You still have time to submit your own geocaching video! See details below. Earn a spot for your geocaching video on the big screen. Enter your geocaching video into the first annual Geocaching International Film Festival (GIFF). GIFF will showcase the best videos from geocachers around the world. You could win a 5-year Geocaching Premium membership, a personalized trophy and more! Prizes will be awarded for the following categories: Best Cinematography Most Instructional Most Inspirational Most Creative/Experimental Most Adventurous Audience Award Make sure [...]
Mega-Events, or any Geocaching Event, are a way to decode all the unanswered mystery surrounding geocaching. You’ll discover geocaching experts who love to share their love of geocaching. It might be as easy as asking, “What’s it mean when the clue says you should tie your shoe?” (It typically means to bend down and look under a bench). You might also connect with new friends to help power your geocaching exploration. And that’s just the beginning. Here are 28 reasons, in no particular order, about what you could experience at a Mega-Event: Earn a smiley. Meet local volunteers. Discover new friendships. Geocache before and after. Sign the [...]
The Latitude 47 blog transforms into The Geocaching Blog with a new look and whimsical feel. It’s the essence of geocaching, finding an adventure or a rare story or a simple joy that’s hidden in plain sight. You’ll still find the same great articles, like the Geocache of the Week, The Geocaching Caption Contest, and posts you won’t find anywhere else like 5 years, 176 DNFs, 1 Find — A Real Challenge (GC1764C) Lives Up to Its Name. Each article should inspire quality geocaching and celebrate the global geocaching community. And be sure to check back for more surprises ahead. There [...]
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