Tag Archive: Challenges

Geocaching: Challenges No More, Cumbyrocks To Blame

Any GC.com geocacher who has checked their email today will be aware that Geocaching.com have decided to retire the Challenge part of the site. In case you haven’t read it their email reads… In our effort to inspire outdoor play through Geocaching, we are often faced with decisions about what to focus on next, and …

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Jolly Green Giant Virtual Geocache

A visit to Blue Earth, Minnesota brings us to one of the the best virtual geocaches ever.

Junk Garden Geocaching Challenge

We discovered a garden of junk while looking for a hide – so decided to turn it into a geocaching challenge.

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Worshipping At The Altar Of Geocaching

Artist Pauline Lim hasn’t just taken a shine to geocaching, she’s created nine shrines to the sport. Over America’s Thanksgiving holiday, the Massachusetts resident installed all nine creations around her hometown of Somerville for her new Geocaching Urban Shrines Project. And she’s now offering a prize for one lucky person who locates them all using …

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Geocaching Challenges Now Seven Days Old … And Still Here

Geocaching challenges have now been with us for seven days. Like a newborn baby, they are still heavily dependant on their mama. The first seven days have been a turbulent time with a brief fairytale beginning, a strong backlash from a vocal few and then voices of reason hitting back.  😉 The feedback forum ran …

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Challenges: Don’t Hate The Game, Hate The Player

The new Geocaching Challenges were released yesterday to very mixed reviews … okay, I’m being PC … nearly everyone hated them. Complaints ranged from detesting a number of frivolous frog-kissing locationless challenges to disliking there being no necessity to use a GPS. If you’re looking to further your hatred of this new game, you should check …

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Geocaching.com Answers Our Questions!

Like a speeding bullet, Geocaching.com has provided us answers to some questions we put to them just an hour ago regarding the new Geocaching Challenges! Who produces/oversees/manages the video clips? We’d like to give that person some kudos. Answer: The videos are a collaboration of a team of Lackeys Reid, Jen Sonstelie (We have 3 Jen …

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Sneak Preview: Geocaching Challenges Video

It’s Not About The Numbers has managed to grab a sneak preview of the new Geocaching Challenges video from Geocaching.com. The video itself is probably one of the best Geocaching.com has produced and certainly left me salivating over the new Geocaching Challenges, which we know will include a ‘take a photo’ type but would also …

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The New Virtuals … er … Challenge Caches: Cumbyrocks Wasn’t Right

Okay, I’m big enough to admit that I may have been a little ahead of things when I suggested that the new virtual caches would be a cross between Wherigo and Munzee with apps that required you to be in the spot to log a find. Of course, I’m not yet willing to admit I …

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