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Take Our Geocaching Survey!

As part of our research,we’ve posted a survey about geocachers’ preferences and passions. It’s quick and you can take it here. The basic survey asks about how you cache,what tools and implements of destruction you carry and what other hobbies interest you,among other things. There are also places where you can tell [...]

Geocaching Daily 07/28/2008

Looks like the most flexible Garmin unit yet,designed to switch between driving,walking and riding. Includes the Wherigo toolset for creating and playing GPS-enabled adventures in the real world.



The Art of the Description

Scott Veix with Cathy

I had a great interview Thursday evening with InfiniteMPG,the Bradenton,FL-based evil genius cache hider who has more than 265 active hides.  InfiniteMPG is the alter ego of Scott Veix,a mechanical engineer who brings an engineers problem-solving mindset to geocaching.  He shared lots of great advice in our [...]

Geocaching Daily 07/22/2008

The State of Kansas is using geocaching to promote its 29 parks and the prizes are attractive The first 50 families or individuals to log all 29 official sites can choose two days in a state park cabin or a 2009 annual camping permit. The [...]

Arkansas Geocaching Promotion Drives Park Attendance

We spent some time on the phone this morning with Joe Jacobs,Marketing &Revenue Manager for Arkansas State Parks. The state has placed 52 geocaches –one in each of its parks –and is inviting geocachers to visit them all. Those who do can pick up clues that add up to the coordinates [...]

Geocaching Daily 07/21/2008

Media coverage of geocaching continues to grow. This article in a Tennessee consumer news site has video of a recent geocaching hunt.


If this GPS lives up to its billing,this is the ultimate caching [...]

Geocaching Daily 07/20/2008

The Tricities.com team reported about the geocaching at Bays Mountain on News Channel 11 Tuesday evening. But after watching the geocachers in action,we decided it was time for us to try it out for ourselves. We quickly learned that it’s not as easy as [...]

Geocaching Daily 07/15/2008

Geodashing is a game in which players use GPS receivers on a playing field that covers the entire planet. The waypoints,or dashpoints,to be reached are randomly selected. The win goes to who can get to the most dashpoints;that is,if you [...]

Geocaching Daily 07/14/2008

“Park officials across the country are responding to the new sport by implementing geocaching policies and keeping a careful watch on the location of the caches and the people participating in the sport. Mostly the participants do a good job of controlling themselves.”


Gathering Best Secrets From Great Geocachers

Hi,everyone,and welcome to the fledgling blog for Geocaching Secrets,a new book from Clerisy Press that will be released in the spring of 2009. This blog will tell about the journey of two authors as they interview some of the world’s greatest geocachers to mine their advice and secrets to share with [...]

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