7 Tips for Geocaching with a Baby

Our little cacher, Sophia, is officially one year old! This internationally celebrated event also marks one year Jon and I have been parents. We’re basically pros at this whole thing, so I thought I’d share some tips and experiences we had while out on the field, geocaching with our daughter. We’d love to hear your […]

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3 Event Cache Games

Pizza, geocaching, and games! A fellow Instagram-geocacher, @emilierene, decided to take a road trip through my area, and I wanted to host a fun event for her to attend with her parents, as well as the other cachers in town. Since the event was set at supper time, we chose a pizza place for the location. […]

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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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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 started geocaching in 2012, and in that time, we’ve realized how nice it is to be prepared for any geocache. 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. Before leaving town, we […]

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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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