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Enter the Geocaching International Film Festival

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 [...]

28 Upcoming Mega-Events. 28 Reasons to Go. Coincidence? No.

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 [...]

Welcome to the New Look of The Geocaching Blog

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 [...]

The Most Found Geocache in the World

The ‘most found traditional geocache’ in the world is a distinction that’s currently neck and neck.  Two traditional geocaches both have more than 12,400 finds. That’s more than twice as many finds as the Geocaching HQ geocache in Seattle and more than any other traditional geocache in the world. The most found geocaches are both hidden in the capital city of the Czech Republic, Prague. In fact, they’re just across the famous Charles Bridge from one another. The geocaches each rack up about five “Found it” logs during the work week and about 15 “Found it” logs each weekend. As [...]

Attend the World’s Mega-Event

Join Us for the Geocaching Block Party Mega-Event It’s a “Will Attend” that will fuel memories for years to come. We’re inviting the entire worldwide geocaching community to join us at the 2013 Geocaching Block Party on August 17 in Seattle. It’s a Mega-Event not to miss. This year’s Block Party weekend lasts longer, promises more geocaching fun and has plenty of events for everyone. You’ll even be able to grab a cozy spot in front of a giant outdoor movie screen for the first annual Geocaching International Film Festival (GIFF). GIFF will showcase the best videos from geocachers around [...]

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