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Feedback Needed:Tech Talk – Software Goodies for Geocachers

This is a full draft  chapter from Joy of Geocaching. We need your input! What have me missed? What have we got wrong? What new stories can you contribute? Please comment or e-mail us

This chapter covers several of the most popular and useful geocaching applications,including GSAK,GeoBuddy and Microsoft Streets &Trips. We [...]

GW VII Video:Close to the Vest

We pulled out the old Flip Cam at GeoWoodstock VII to collect interesting stories,tips and reflections about why people love geocaching. Here’s one clip.

Dragonflys of Halifax,Nova Scotia has an awesome caching vest.  His repurposed fisherman’s garb has places for pens,trackables,gloves,a knife,a flashlight,and just about everything else [...]

Your faves

We’re creating an appendix of wonderful,creative,memorable caches. PLEASE tell us the GC ID of your favorite caches and we’ll include them in the appendix. We’re organizing the appendix by state,so if you only know the name and state the cache is in,we can figure out the rest (hopefully!).

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Did you know you can seek caches,get descriptions and even log finds from your WAP-enabled cell phone? Try out this site.

The iPhone isn’t the be-all and end-all of handheld geocaching aids. There’s plenty of good software available for the BlackBerry. One enthusiast has now [...]

Recent Reading,11/23/08

A spirited debate has been proceeding on Groundspeak forums over the question of whether too many cache owners are using micros as a way to get around having to make really clever hides. Maybe you’ll want to contribute your opinion!

The Zen of Geocaching

Have you ever thought about the bigger picture of geocaching,its innate connection between humans and the outdoors,the way it draws us to parks and wooded areas or how it fulfills the basic human urge to walk? Neither had I until I read Why Geocaching Now,a research paper written by photographer Margot Anne [...]

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 07/15/2008

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 [...]


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