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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What is Geocaching? Definition, Origin, and Adventure

Geocaching is my passion, my all-time favorite pastime. However, if anyone asks what my favorite hobby is, I get embarrassed and rarely answer with “geocaching.” Many people don’t know what it’s all about, and if they have heard about it, they don’t really understand it, so I just say “reading” instead and continue on with […]

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