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Caching in Puerto Rico Has its Challenges!

We’re in Puerto Rico for a week and slipping some caching into our vacation. We picked up Coffee Break (GCXW58),City Park (GC1662F) and Puente Rio Grande de Loiza (GC1FAF9),which were all fairly easy finds but not necessarily easy to get to. Between the erratic quality of the roads and the general craziness of [...]

Geocaching Daily 08/26/2008

According to Michelle Johnson,Bash coordinator,there are over 627,000 caches hidden worldwide,1,209 within a 25-mile radius of Prescott and seven within the Prescott city limits.

For the Bash,temporary caches will be placed throughout the city on public property. Some permanent [...]

Geocaching Daily 08/22/2008

GreatBearOutdoors.com sponsors the Iowa Geocachers HIKE-N-SEEK for 2008 on September 26-28 at Swan Lake State Park.


GPS Adventures Exhibit is Informative and Entertaining

This weekend,Dana and I drove down to Bridgeport,Ct. to taking in the GPS Adventures exhibit at the Discovery Museum.  This is first traveling exhibit we’ve seen that’s all about geocaching,and it has a lot to offer.  From the history of navigation through the future of GPS,the 2500 ft.² display covers a [...]

How Geocaching Saved Ed Manley’s Life

Ed Manley,the Alabama Rambler

Geocaching turned around TheAlabamaRambler’s life. A series of accidents had left Ed Manley immobile and addicted to pain killers. He felt he was a burden to his family,so one day he decided to kill himself. Ed loaded up his boat with the intention of driving to the middle [...]

Geocaching Daily 08/12/2008


Each cache was a tribute to a fallen Ohio soldier. Each name was read at the ceremony,and the families were given a card and inscribed dog tag.

Following the ceremony,the members were able to begin their search. Cords,or clues [...]

Devious Hides

Rattlesnake cache container

I spent some time today with MacKenzie Martin,proprietor of CachingBox and creator of cache containers. Martin specializes in inventing devious receptacles hidden in ordinary objects like pine cones,light switches and even rattlesnakes. His favorite container is the bison tube,a tiny watertight container that can be easily adapted to [...]

Geocaching Daily 08/11/2008

A reporter for the Lexington (Neb.) Clipper-Herald goes on his first geocaching excursion and describes the experience. His instincts told him to be skeptical,but there was something addictive about the experience:

“The first [cache] was an ammo can hidden in [...]

An Awesome Caching Ezine

We came across an awesome new resource for geocachers. It’s called The Online Geocacher,and its’ a free ezine about all things caching. Published by Ed Manley (aka TheAlabamaRambler),an ex-Navy man turned high-tech consultant and a prolific cacher in his own right,the site launched with a rich set of contributed articles about [...]

Geocaching Daily 08/10/2008

An overview of geocaching basics along with recommendations for best GPS devices for different budgets.


The Los Angeles Daily News interviews Elin Carlson (EMCofNorthridge),the #3 [...]

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