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Geocaching News 9/10/10

Android app is like Foursquare meets Pirate Bay –CNet

Trackdropper is an Android app that lets users “drop”songs from their phone’s music collection in physical locations. Then,other users can go on treasure hunts to find and play the dropped songs. The idea is to use geocaching to make music piracy more like [...]

Coverage of Our Recent Geocaching Presentation and More…

Geocaching –High-Tech Search for Treasure –Hopkinton (MA) Crier,Sept. 3,2010

Geocaching is catching on. Just ask Paul and Dana Gillin who wrote the book “The Joy of Geocaching.”The Framingham-based authors spoke at the Hopkinton Public Library about a growing sport of treasure hunting using a hand-held GPS system and a computer. [...]

Geocaching News 8/26/2010

Using GPS for Survival Geocaching

Spinning off of geocaching for recreational use,geocaching can also come in handy for survival purposes.  Here we will explore some of the ways that a GPS unit can be employed from an emergency preparedness standpoint…

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Geocaching Brings Out the Kid in [...]

Capt Biggins and his Joyous Geocache

We can’t thank our buddy Capt Biggins enough. Whatever they say about imitation and flattery,we’re just in awe that someone would do this. We’re virtually blushing and hugging the Capt at the same time. We just hope he’s a gentle hugger —that hook can get in the way!

Alamogul and nvsrvyr at GeoWoodstock VIII

Alamogul and nvsrvyr talk about their 900-find powercaching day in Nevada and also about their favorite adventure caches.

Digitalfish at GeoWoodstock VIII

Digitalfish came up to our booth at GeoWoodstock VIII and we got him talking about how much work labeling and packaging the little fish actually is. But,he says,it’s worth it when he reads all the letters and logs.

Night-Ranger at GeoWoodstock VIII

Night-Rangers’story illustrates how geocaching is all about fun. And avoiding brambles!

Plantdude at GeoWoodstock VIII

Plantdude bumps into cachers he met a week before several hundred miles away.

Psychly and Trekly at GeoWoodstock VIII

We caught up with Psychly and Trekly at GeoWoodstock VIII and asked them about their geocaching wedding.

Renewing Geocaching Friendships

At Geowoodstock VII in 2009,we had the good fortune to run into the Campbell family from Spokane,WA (and now also Denton,TX) in a lunch line. We had a great time talking to them,and we loved their clever geocaching handles. The first photo below,which ran on page 25 of The Joy [...]

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