The Joy of Geocaching is a celebration of stories;the hundreds told to us by veteran cachers barely scratched the surface of the rich experiences that players have related in logs over the last decade. We decided to make stories the centerpiece of the book,so we were tickled this week to learn that Geocaching.com [...]
Groundspeak co-founder Bryan Roth contacted us recently to admonish us (gently) for using a Groundspeak trademark on our site without permission (Sorry,Bryan!). We’re never one to pass up an opportunity,so we asked him to answer a few questions. In the process,we discovered that Groundspeak has just started posting statistics about the number [...]
WEDU,the PBS affiliate in Tampa/St. Petersburg,FL, just ran a seven-minute feature on geocaching that featured Scott Veix (InfiniteMPG) and a group of fellow geo-enthusiasts. Scott contributed tons of stories and photos to The Joy of Geocaching.
“It’s not a perfect science,”Scott tells Jack Perkins,host of “A Gulf Coast Journal. “Your GPS [...]
The Boy Scouts of America is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a serious geocaching initiative. The Get in the Game! geocaching events are built around local activities in which scouts hide caches that spotlight “Scouting’s great gifts to America”as well as the legacy of the Cub Scouts,Boy Scouts,Venturing,Scouting Alumni,and Volunteers. [...]
Power cachers are always pushing the limits of the game,and as we were in the final stages of writing this book,we received word of a new record claim by a team that included two people we quote extensively elsewhere:Steve O’Gara (ventura_kids) and Elin Carlson (EMC of Northridge,CA). They joined with f0t0m0m [...]