Tag Archive: Caches

BirdCaching Spinoff Not Just A Lark

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s the latest geo-hybrid, known as BirdCaching.

Developed by Robert Mortensen, this new variation combines our favourite hobby with that of bird-watching, by asking participants to record any avian sightings alongside their name in the logbooj of each birdcache.

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Roll On Lucky Cache Number Two Million …

One million, nine hundred and 99 thousand, seven hundred and 54 … That’s Geocaching.com current hide tally; just 11246 needed to record its two millionth placement.

The question on everyone’s lips, though, is when will this mammoth achievement occur.

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Part Two: Stamping Their Mark On Malaysia

Travel guide Mandy Page (GC handle: PageNZ) continues relating her adventures from last year’s geo-tour; this time focusing on a ‘quick’ visit to Malaysia by some of the Kiwi group.

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Logging Memories From Her First Geo-Tour

Tours Direct is hosting its second geo-tour this June, returning to Singapore and Cambodia. Here, company director Mandy Page (GC handle: PageNZ) relates some highlights for the nine caching teams on last year’s trip.

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Tutorial: Design Your Own Geo-Art

There’s a real art to creating a shaped geo-trail – and now, courtesy of America’s Dirtbag Geocaching Society, you can follow this step-by-step video tutorial. What you choose to design is up to you but It’s Not About The Numbers strongly suggests keeping it simple to start with. If you need inspiration, check out this …

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Helicaching In Queenstown

As part of the recent NZ Mega 2012, Moneydork found his 15,000th geocache during our road trip south. As he knew he was getting close, he started thinking about a special way to mark the milestone. What you see below is a seven-minute video that I put together outlining our little helicaching adventure. Read on …

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Tutorial: Dowsing Rods – A New Tool For Geocachers

Sick of DNFs or your GPSr leading you in circles? Guest author and British treasure cacher David Villanueva suggests trying a pair of dowsing rods to locate those elusive hides. “Just as in hunting for a treasure cache, I can imagine the disappointment when you can’t find that geocache which really ought to be there. Is …

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In Honour Of Trackable Week

In case you haven’t been keeping track, Groundspeak’s lackeys are celebrating all things geocoin and TB-related this week … So in honour of Trackable Week 2012, It’s Not About Numbers has a fantastic prize worth A$34.85 to give away. Our lucky winner will take home a NZ Flag micro-geocoin, a Pure Colour travel tag and a …

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Second Chance Geo-Book Giveaway

Better put those thinking caps on if you want to enter It’s Not About The Numbers’ latest giveaway … Thanks to American author Vince Migliore (GC handle: FolsomNatural), we have FIVE more copies of his new title Creative Containers For Geocaching (worth US$9.95 each) with which to reward lucky readers. The 122-page manual features 19 DIY …

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Giving Away The Secrets Of Creative Caches

Drum roll please, Cumbyrocks … And the winner of It’s Not About The Numbers‘ recent DIY contest is Eddy De Clercq. For his efforts, the Belgium cacher (GC handle: searchjaunt) has won a copy of Vince Migliore’s new book Creative Containers For Geocaching. Judging this competition was much, much tougher than we expected, with dozens of …

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