3D Printed Geocaches | Lampay

Imagine if you could print your dream geocache designs, complex puzzle boxes, adorable cache guardians, and evil hides in plain sight. You don’t have to imagine, because it’s happening now and spreading to GZ’s everywhere. 3D printers are changing the construction of containers, and, some believe, elevating our game. In this post, I hope to […]

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The Empty Saloon | Wabek, North Dakota

Geocaching brings us to many places, places we’ve visited hundreds of times and places we need coordinates, a good map, and some luck while turning down deserted roads for the first time. North Dakota’s vast acreage covers many forgotten towns and buildings, ravaged by the wind, sun, and reckless explorers. We would never stumble upon […]

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Snow or Sand? Australia Day in North Dakota

Bundling up my daughter, we traveled across the vast town of Williston, ND to a coffee shop, housing sweet smells and comfy chairs. The 2018 Australia Day weekend finally arrived for geocachers internationally to celebrate Signal the Frog’s travels. This Geocaching, HQ mascot succeeded again in tempting souvenir seekers to log “will attend” and “attended” […]

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What Do Geocachers Do in the Winter?

As a North Dakota resident for most of my life, I can confidently say that winter is not the most comfortable season to enjoy the great outdoors here in the northern United States. We’ve had warnings this past month to not stay outside for more than ten minutes, due to such a high risk of […]

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2018 Geo-Resolutions

Welcome 2018! Nice to meet you! I’m excited for where this year will take my geocaching team. Also, after writing down my 2017’s Geo-Resolutions, I enjoyed using my list as a reference throughout the year, motivating me to complete my goals. It was the first year I ever wrote down resolutions, and it really worked! […]

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2017 Geo-Accomplishments

When my husband and I reminisce over the past year’s adventures, we’re always surprised by how much we’ve done; January was a while ago! Here’s the breakdown of how we did on our 2017’s Geo-Resolutions, plus the bonus geocaching-related events we didn’t plan. Jangie’s 2017 Geo-Accomplishments Found 900 Geocaches 900 was my goal number for […]

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Top 9 HQ Highlights of 2017

Geocaching HQ stepped up their geocaching game, our geocaching game, this year. They created, updated, rewarded, and reactivated multiple aspects of the caching system. Since the end of year is all about reflection and giving thanks, here are my top 9 favorite actions by HQ. 9. Where in the World is Signal the Frog? Signal […]

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2017 GeoSwag Stories

Everybody loves that S.W.A.G. (stuff we all get)! It’s kinda like hidden gifts throughout the world, geocachers paying it forward to each other, sharing the joy of our great treasure hunt game. As another caching year ends, I decided to look over the fun swag swaps I made in 2017, remembering the adventure behind each […]

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Being a Spontaneous Geocacher

Sometimes, I forget a person can just jump in the car and leave. At any time, I could go on a road trip. Anywhere. Of course, we all have different types of tethers – jobs, kids, appointments, but when the opportunity arises when those responsibilities are lifted, we forget we can just leave. At least, […]

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The MCA Geocoin Project | TeamTaylorMT

When the Montana Climate Assessment (MCA) was published in September 2017, Suzi Taylor seized the opportunity to connect environmental researchers and geocachers in a state-wide geocoin launch. I first heard about this interesting project on Geocaching Montana’s Facebook page. Suzi (aka TeamTaylorMT) explained that she was working with a geocaching educational outreach project out of […]

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