There’s a magnetism to Geocaching Geocoins: the weight, the metallic shimmer and how each Geocoin is a message forged in metal. Some celebrate milestones like First to Find or 100 Finds, and some are just cool, like an eagle whose wings actually flap (fly eagle, fly!). 12 years ago on September 30, 2001, Geocoins came into existence with a solid clunk in a geocache. Today more than 3 million Geocoins are proudly displayed in collections and found in geocaches around the world. There are even Geocoinfest Mega-Events held in Europe and the United States each year. If you’re entering the realm of Geocoins, here are a few quick [...]
The great explorers who charted the globe knew a thing or two about being prepared. They crafted a checklist of essentials before they even thought about leaving homeport. You’re now among the newest generation of explorers, but your checklist still needs the same essentials and a few brilliant new innovations (like bug spray). A geocaching adventure begins with a plan and then a backup plan. Make sure you tell someone where your journey is taking you, just in case you’re late returning. Bring water, extra batteries, a cell phone, the correct clothes for the climate, and the aforementioned bug spray. [...]
Arrh! Always searching for Treasure! For geocachers and pirates alike, searching for treasure never ends! Like many geocachers in the community, we appreciate the fun connection the two share. We’ve recently added some fun new items to our “Pirate Collection” including a Cool Cloth Bandana, a Signal Pirate Geocoin and tattoos! See the rest of the collection here! What’s New! The original Limited Edition Cache Dragons coin was so popular that we’ve decided to release a Black Nickel version of the coin (also Limited Edition). The first batch sold out in 11 days, so get yours today! We’ve also recently [...]
Shop Geocaching — Outfitters of the Perfect Hide They’re the geocachers who deliver “wow.” They hide caches—good caches. Their caches give you more than a just digital smiley—they put a smile on your face. Everyone’s recipe for making a great cache is slightly different, but there are some basic ingredients. Start with a powerful location, add a gripping story and well-constructed cache page, and end with a good cache container. Whether it’s creative, crafty, or camouflaged, you can find your cache container at Shop Geocaching. There are dozens of containers and supplies to spark your imagination, from Pine Cone containers [...]
Watch this video to show you what to do when you encounter Geocaching.com Trackables in a geocache. Learn the two options you can choose from to help make the most of a Trackable’s journey. Trackables add an exciting dimension of world exploration to the hobby. Each Trackable has a unique code that allows its movements to be tracked on Geocaching.com. The Trackable’s owner can drop it in a cache and then watch as geocachers help the Trackable wander the globe by moving it from cache to cache. Most Trackables are assigned goals that direct them to specific areas. Interested [...]
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