7 Signs You’re an Insta-Cacher

One of my favorite outlets for sharing my geocaching adventures is Instagram. Hi, my name is Angie, and I’m addicted to Insta-Caching. Here are 7 signs you might be addicted to snapping geocaches’ portraits too. You Aim to Capture the Cache’s “Good Side” and the GZ’s Scenery Good photographers will do anything for that perfect […]

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Our First CITO Event!

This past weekend, my husband and I traveled to Dickinson, ND for our first CITO Event! CITO means “Cache In, Trash Out” and is celebrated during Earth Day week. Geocachers receive a special souvenir symbolizing their efforts in keeping our “game board,” aka the earth, clean. We were excited to take a day to meet […]

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Hide a Geocache, Become a CO

Yay! A new CO (cache owner) is in the making! If you’re reading this to learn how to place your own geocache and have probably made about 50 finds, congrats! The following steps are how I hide each and every one of my traditional geocaches; however, there are more than one way to hide a […]

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10 Reasons to Host an Event Cache

My family hosted an event cache this past weekend, “Coffee and Caching,” and I thought I’d share reasons why you should consider hosting your own event cache. This was my second hosted event and fourth event that I’ve attended. This also helped me get closer to achieving one of my 2017 resolutions (hosting and/or attending […]

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7 Types of Muggles

Over the years, I’ve ran into many muggles while geocaching. It’s inevitable. The question becomes, as these strangers approach, what will they say or how will they respond when I explain what I’m doing. Here’s a list of the types of muggles I’ve encountered. 1. The Concerned Neighbor  These muggles do not know that their […]

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What are Trackables?

Travel bugs, geocoins, pathtags, extagz, cachekinz, proxies, and cache buddies are all words you may have heard to describe trackables. On the very basic level, all of these items are meant to travel – either on a mission or between geocachers. I’ll explain the purpose of each of these, how to log them, and general […]

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A Geocacher’s Backpack

  We have been geocaching since 2012, and in that time, we’ve realized how nice it is to be prepared for any geocache we may find. Living in western North Dakota, most geocaches are placed out on dirt roads, miles away from our apartment, so I always grab our fully stocked backpack for the trip. […]

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Ready, Set, Go Find a Geocache!

Ready to start your new hobby?! Finally deciding to look into that strange treasure hunting activity you’ve heard from your friend? Read my article “What is Geocaching?  Definition, Origin, and Adventure” as a quick reminder of the community you are about to join. Go to Geocaching.com. Geocaching is free! Click “Sign Up” to start basic […]

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