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World’s First Geocache – Dave Ulmer

The first geocache was hidden on May 3rd, 2000 in Oregon, United States by Dave Ulmer. He placed a 5-gallon bucket that contained various items including Delorme Topo USA software, videos, books, a can of beans, money, and a slingshot. The original geocache is no longer there, but a plaque has been placed to honor […]

What are Pathtags?

Pathtags are user-created, high-quality metal tags that are often used as trading items. The precise dimensions of Pathtags are 23mm in diameter and 2.0mm thick. They are made from a solid iron base and are plated in a protective-colored plating of either silver, gold, copper, or black nickel. These tags are custom designed by their […]

101 Geocaching Statistics

There are more than 3 million active geocaches worldwide. Geocaches are hidden in 191 different countries on all seven continents. More than 642 million “Found it” and “Event Attended” logs have been recorded since the game started in 2000. Geocachers gather at over 36,000 events annually to share stories and play the game. Currently, there are over 361,000 geocache owners throughout the world. Approximately […]

Guide to Wherigo

What is Wherigo? Wherigo is a toolset for creating and playing GPS-enabled adventures in the real world. It uses GPS technology on selected GPS or selected apps on your smartphone to guide you to physical locations and interact with various objects and characters. How to Play Wherigo To play Wherigo, you need a Wherigo-enabled GPS device […]

Guide to Geooh GO

Remember, to use the compass, you click on the icon on the map and then the compass symbol on the same screen. Also, Geooh has a built-in GPX track creator. Geooh can keep track of your movements while you walk. Please note that some features are only available with a subscription. For more details, you can visit […]

Groundspeak Adventure Labs

Adventure Lab is a location-based game developed by Groundspeak Inc.It’s a type of geocaching that relies on “virtual” sections to find. Adventure Lab Items available in our store here! Here are some key features of the Adventure Lab app: To learn more about Geocaching Adventure Lab, you can visit their official website. Enjoy your adventures!

Guide to C:Geo Geocaching App

1. Installation and Setup c:geo is an open-source, full-featured Android client for geocaching. You can download and install it from the Google Play Store. After installation, you’ll need to authenticate with your geocaching services to allow it to use your account. 2. Understanding the Home Screen The home screen serves as a central dashboard with user information. It provides […]

Types of Geocaches

Here are some of the most common types of geocaches: Go to Geocaching.com to create a free membership, although you can also get a Premium paid membership. After registering, you will have access to many geocaches hidden worldwide. Search for Geocaches near you, select the cache that appeals to you and get out and explore. Have […]

Geocaching: A Beginner’s Guide in Australia

Geocaching is a real-world outdoor treasure-hunting adventure that can be played 24/7, all around the world. It’s a fun and exciting activity that combines the thrill of a treasure hunt with the beauty of the outdoors. IMPORTANT: Australian Specific Regulations regarding Geocaching. Please Read! Click Here! In Australia, geocaching is particularly popular due to the […]