Tag Archive: Recreation

New Geocaching Book A Family Affair

Tanya Eldert needs your help – to both provide material for her new Family Geocaching book and help finance its publication through her Kickstarter campaign. The American mother tells It’s Not About The Numbers how her family’s project came about …

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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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Guest Post: Novelist Examines Her Love Of Geocaching

Morgan C Talbot, author of new Caching Out series novel Death Will Attend, puts her love of geocaching under the magnifying glass.

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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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Researchers Geared Up For New Geo-Study

A group of Texan researchers has stepped up to the challenge of conducting the first study into geocaching’s physical benefits.

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Giveaway: Knitting Her Two Hobbies Together

You could say that American geocacher Mimi Barrison really likes to toy around with her hobbies.

Since August, the Florida resident has been creating knitted geocaching toys and accessories to sell on popular crafting webstore Etsy. Among those items are GPSr cozys, pillows depicting the Virtual Cache ghost and Smiley icon, as well as custom geocacher dolls.

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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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A Mother’s Heartfelt Geo-Project

If you find one of these travel tags in a geocache, stop to remember the young player they honour … Fourteen-year-old Kadian Harding died on July 25 while on a family bike ride in the British countryside. As he pedalled through Wiltshire, the avid geocacher (GC handle: TheSteepPirates) was accidentally struck by a van; becoming one …

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Sewer Cache Lands Owner In The Crapper

Placing a cache deep inside a stormwater drain has landed an Illinois player in hot water – more than two years later. Officials in the Cook County village of Northbrook, 47km from Chicago, complained to Geocaching.com last week about the dangerous hide, located 800 metres into a sewer system. Cache owner thegoonies21 has subsequently had the small lock’n’lock box …

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Groundspeak Joins Criminal Underworld

Groundspeak is moving into the racketeering business – but it’s all to help best-selling American author John Grisham flog his new legal thriller. From today, the Seattle firm will begin marketing The Racketeer – which deals with the murder of an United States federal judge – in conjunction with publisher Doubleday, although Grisham’s 25th novel won’t …

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