Tag Archive: Canada

Grisly Find For Teenage Geocachers

Two Canadian teenagers were probably wishing for a DNF when they stumbled upon a dead body while geocaching last weekend.
The southern New Brunswick residents discovered the remains of the 57-year-old woman under a bridge in the rural community of Coles Island on Saturday afternoon, according to media reports.

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Tutorial: An Animal Attraction To Geo-DIY

Etsy vendor Emeli Reiart has made a name for herself creating gorgeous “candy-coated” animal jars. Here, the Canadian shows It’s Not About The Numbers how to achieve the same effect for a cute and quirky geocache container.

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ROVE Where You Want To With New Geo-Gadget

You’ll never be tied to your PC again if four Canadian inventors have their way. In fact, they hope you’ll rove long and far in search of new geocaches with their bluetooth-powered gadget.

According to the team at Sparkyard Inc, the ROVE was created for smartphone-owning “geocachers and trail creators to instantly share trail maps across social networks and put multiple geocaches right on a GPS” while out in the field.

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Snapped: Filming Of Cache Craze TV Show

They look crazed … but are the contestants in new Canadian TV show Cache Craze actually geocaching? Toronto photographer James Hamilton captured these images as 9 Story Entertainment filmed its new geocaching-based children’s programme in the city’s Yonge-Dundas Square last Tuesday. The 10-episode series is billed as a modern family treasure hunt, in which teenage …

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TV Network Joins The Cache Craze

Seek and ye shall find … at least that’s what a Canadian TV network is hoping as it turns to geocaching for a ratings boost. Kids channel YTV has commissioned 10 episodes of a new GPS-driven series, Cache Craze, for its 2013 lineup as a way of attracting new viewers and advertisers. Each 60-minute installment of …

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Book Giveaway: Stuff We All Get

She’d never found a cache nor used a GPSr but that didn’t stop Canadian author KL Denman from wanting to write a geo-novel. “When I tried it for the first time, I didn’t own a GPS and had no idea how to operate one. Luckily, I learnt that my brother-in-law is a geocacher and he …

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Explosion Of Bad Publicity For Geocaching

Not one, but two suspected pipe bombs dogged Canadian geocachers (and law enforcement agencies) this week. VICTORIA A quiet Saturday afternoon at work became a pipe dream for Royal Canadian Mounted Police on Vancouver Island when they responded to the country’s second geo-bomb scare in three days. Emergency crews evacuated an area near Juan de …

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Police Blow Up Geocache

One person’s bomb is another person’s treasure, so to speak. At least that was the case on Wednesday when Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) took the threat of an explosive beside the George VI Bridge in Port Stanley seriously enough to blow it up themselves. According to the London Free Press, a passerby alerted officers in …

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Tutorial: Turning Over A New Leaf

You could call Canadian geocacher Daniel Goymour a rather crafty fellow. Here the owner of Etsy store Geocrafter shows It’s Not About The Numbers how to create one of his Autumn Leaves containers. “Two years ago, I was introduced to geocaching by a couple friends while on a trip to Montreal. We found a bunch of …

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Geocaching leaderboards to watch

Here in New Zealand there is quite a bit of interest in a possible change in the geocaching rankings for the top cacher spot. Moneydork has had an unassailable lead for quite a while but a recent injury has meant longtime second placer ADV has been given the opportunity to catchup and possible take the …

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