How to Receive FREE Trackables

Getting free stuff is great. Getting free trackables? Super awesome. After a few years of interacting with the geocaching community, I have found four ways to receive free trackables that I’d like to share with you all. Oh yeah, and I’ll be giving away five trackable items next weekend. Keep reading to find out how to […]

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Best GeoSwag Finds

From 2012 to present, geocaching has gifted us many great stories, laughs, and memories. Sometimes we have been awarded with an awesome prize or swag item too. I wanted to share the best goodies we’ve received, what objects we usually leave behind, and a few housekeeping tips. The treasure is definitely not my favorite part […]

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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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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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Jangie’s Geocaching Story

Action! Romance! Treasure! North Dakota can sometimes be a tad bit boring. Surprising, I know. During the summer of 2012, my friends and I found ourselves twiddling our thumbs at college in Grand Forks. One of my friends mentioned geocaching, a hobby I had heard in passing, but didn’t have a GPS to begin. Luckily, Blackberry […]

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