Groundspeak Lackeys are traveling thousands of miles from H.Q. throughout the year to share smiles, shake hands, and make geocaching memories at nearly 20 Mega-Events worldwide. Justin Dover aka dova dov, attended the Mega-Event Midwest GeoBash 2012 (GC34GFG) The Mega-Event took place in Wauseon, Ohio. Justin has served as a Lackey since 2009 and is an engineer in IT – basically he’s one of the hamsters. Here’s Justin’s account of his adventure. By Justin Dover: Working at Groundspeak for nearly three years, I’ve had a few opportunities to travel. My most recent adventure was to the great state of Ohio [...]
Smart Geocaching with a Smartphone App Geocachers are known for being prepared — from bug spray to backup batteries. Now you can be prepared to go geocaching almost anywhere, anytime (even if you forget to download geocaches to your handheld GPS device). Take the power of Geocaching.com on the go with the official Geocaching.com smartphone app. The app makes the journey to log your next smiley as simple as clicking, “Find Nearby Geocaches.” You’re also able to hone your spontaneous quest for geocaches with an advanced search and sort geocaches by Favorite Points, cache type, and more. Geocaching.com offers apps [...]
Groundspeak Lackeys are traveling thousands of miles from H.Q. throughout the year to share smiles, shake hands, and make geocaching memories at nearly 20 Mega-Events worldwide. Ben Field aka, LackeyBenno, attended the Mega-Event PROJECT: GeoGames 2012 (GC32012). It took place in Leipzig, Germany. Ben has been a Lackey since 2008 and works in IT. Here’s Ben’s account of his adventure. Written by: Ben Field As I read through the descriptions of the games being hosted at the Geogames Mega-Event in Leipzig, I had two questions running through my head: How many of these games should I actually attempt and what [...]
Geocachers gathered in Carnation, WA, USA to celebrate GeoWoodstock VIII. The event on July 3rd, 2010 drew thousands. Do wish you were there? Did you attend and want to relive the experience? Watch this video postcard from the world’s largest geocaching-related event. Play the Lost & Found video above to witness the spectacle that inspired so many geocachers to travel so far. See a giant geocache, witness Geocoin Poker and hear from geocachers from around the globe. If you missed GeoWoodstock VIII, you haven’t missed all the fun. Already, more than 700 geocachers have logged “will attends” for GeoWoodstock IX. [...]
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