Category Archives: beginners

What is this Geocaching Thing Anyway?

So you just got a new smartphone, and you’ve heard about this gee-oh-cashing thing that sounds like fun. You download the app (not the free one which kind of walks you through, but the paid app because you don’t need … Continue reading

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Going Premium Member Only

Well, I did it. After nine years of caching, I set all of my hides to ‘Premium Member Only’ earlier today. I didn’t really want to. It just seems friendlier to place caches that are available to everyone. But . … Continue reading

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Calling all SmartPhone Cachers

Dear Emily, I just bought a new phone and learned about geocaching!  I went and logged a cache and my log was deleted!!! The cache owner said I hadn’t met the requirements for the cache!  I found it, so why … Continue reading

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Geocaching Events for September 2014

So the month kind of begins with an ending.  As the Fall Picnic Planning Team put it on the cache page “All good things must come to an end. We’ve all heard it before but the Planning Team has been … Continue reading

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Geocaching Events for August 2014

I’m a little nostalgic for the old days when summer actually lasted until September… but for many families August marks the start of school (for some July).  As many people head home let’s hope for some more exciting caching events. … Continue reading

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Geocaching Events for July 2014

Another slightly late posting… but since it looks like most people are on vacation there really isn’t a lot to choose from, so enjoy the nice weather (if you’ve got nice weather) and go out and find some caches.  Challenge … Continue reading

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New Geocaching Event Guidelines

I pulled this wonderful synopsis of the new guidelines from a post the Hoosier Reviewer had made and decided (since I was home due to “extreme cold weather”) I’d share it with all of you! The geocaching guidelines for events … Continue reading

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October 2013 Geocaching Events

Happy October!  Boy! Did September seem to zoom by, with lots of work and after August, very little caching.  The weather is definitely changing and getting to be perfect for caching- except when it isn’t… As always this list gets … Continue reading

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September 2013 Geocaching Events

Oh My! Did we really make it through August and the “31 Days of Geocaching”?  While it was fun, I for one am looking forward to a day when I can just drive straight home, instead of taking some crazy … Continue reading

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Smartphone Caching- Some thoughts…

Cecil would probably rant about this topic because as more experienced, aka “older,” cachers have discovered there is something about people using their smartphones to cache that has led to some grumpiness in geocaching community.  I hear it at events … Continue reading

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