Category Archive: Goals

Giveaway: Your Piece Of The Geocacher’s Puzzle

You may have heard of Louisiana geocacher Brenda Shirey and her trackable geo-puzzle … Shirey (GC handle Sequoia_2) recently featured in Groundspeak’s Latitude 47 blog with her colourful and community-building Geocacher’s Puzzle TB1CNE2). And now you get a chance to feature in that custom TB. It’s Not About The Numbers has two chipboard puzzle pieces for …

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Sibling Rivalry

They say the “family that plays together, stays together” so it was with great delight that geo-siblings Cumbyrocks and kjwx embarked on their first caching trip recently. Here, the duo relate their experiences trying to sneak in a few finds on a fleeting visit to the New Zealand city of Palmerston North for their grandmother’s …

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Shhh, I’ve been caching naked …

Please don’t tell my mother – or brother for that matter – but I’ve been caching naked … In my defence, it only happened on a few instances and it was a long time ago. Plus I’ve never cached in the nude. Confused? As any savvy seeker will tell you the term ‘naked caching’ denotes …

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Caching Up With …

In this occasional series, It’s Not About The Numbers asks geocachers to find themselves, rather than a hidden container. Today’s victim is phiki614, of Cromwell, New Zealand; the runner-up of our recent Garmin chirp giveaway. phiki614 Age: 28 Location: Cromwell, Central Otago, New Zealand Occupation: School teacher (and father) GPSr: Garmin GPS60 – because it was …

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Year of the Geo-Goal

Forget Year of the Rabbit; for me, 2011 will be year of the geo-goal. These aren’t your usual New Year’s resolutions; without the influence of alcohol or Auld Lang Syne, I’ve carefully penned a list 15 pledges I hope to fulfill before next December 31st. Unlike Cumbyrocks who set his yearly aims on his first …

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Geocaching Goals for 2010/11

My first year as a geocacher is officially up. One year ago today I found my first cache, W for Walk on Over, and became completely addicted. Twelve months, and 574 caches, later I’m still addicted…this has to be a record for me. Dunedin is an excellent place to take up geocaching. There is a …

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