Category Archive: Caches

Another Week, Another Geo-Bomb Scare

It’s a Wisconsin geocache in the firing line this time – in what is the sport’s fifth American bomb scare in less than a month.
On April 27th, a Menomonee Falls resident alerted police at about 4.25pm after noticing a “bomb-like” device hanging from a tree near the village’s water tower while out walking her dog.

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Geocaching Bombs Again

Another one bites the dust … Bomb squad members detonated an Ohio geocache last week after a report of a suspicious package.
Wednesday’s geo-scare was the fourth such incident in the United States in less than a month.

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International Geocaching Day: Brew Kids On The Block

For a second year, Washington’s Glen Silvers (GC handle: valleyAGs47) volunteered to be our lackey at this year’s Groundspeak Block Party.

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App Creator Takes The Geocaching Road Less Travelled

A French geocacher is offering a guide to being a popular geo-event host – or rather a geocaching roadbook.

Baptiste T (GC handle: Surfoo) has created GeoRoadbook, a new web app that lets event holders produce a booklet displaying the Geocaching.com hides in the area.

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Empowered By The Route 66 Geo-Trail

In desperate need of some stress relief, American Jon Racinskas (GC handle: The Razza) is driven to search for 800 geocaches along the legendary Mother Road. He tells It’s Not About The Numbers of his journey.

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Police Threaten To Charge Bomb-Scare Cache Owners

Oregon geocachers may face police charges and a hefty bill in future if one of their hides is the subject of a bomb scare.

After a geocache was mistaken for a pipe bomb at Talking Water Gardens last Thursday, an Albany Police Department spokeswoman warned players of the likely consequences for hiding suspicious containers.

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Guest Post: Living On The EDGE

Want to geocache on the EDGE?

The Extraordinary & Delightful Geocache Enthusiasts (EDGE) say their group’s name doesn’t describe themselves, per say, but rather the caches they are passionate about.

This band of volunteer geocachers came together to educate and inspire our hobby’s ever-growing population on finding, building, placing, and promoting “extraordinary” geocaches.

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Tutorial: Cache Creator Plays Dirty

When he’s not thinking about how to finance his Geocrashers TV series, America’s Jon Racinskas (GC handle: The Razza) likes to gets devilish with his DIY. Here he shows It’s Not About The Numbers how to make one such evil hide.

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Help Fund A Geocaching TV Show

There’s no such thing as going too far – especially if you need to finance an extreme geocaching TV show, says Jon Racinskas.

Co-incidentally, that’s also the slogan for his Geocrashers travel series, which is the subject of a Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign as Racinskas attempts to raise US$28,500 (NZ$35,540) to cover its production costs.

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Tutorial: A Whole New Ball Game

Pitching our latest DIY tutorial is American geocacher Terri Caldwell (GC handle: CrazeVixen) … This cunning baseball hide is among the products the Virginian resident sells through her Etsy store, The Recycled Green Rose. YOU WILL NEED: A ball of your choice Micro Logbook Micro Container Glue TOOLS: Drill and bit Razorblade or craft knife Sandpaper Vice-grip …

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