Category Archives: beginners

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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Charge up your GPSr: 31 new Souvenirs to be released in August!

If you haven’t already heard, Groundspeak will be releasing a new virtual souvenir for each day of the month of August! So, just go out and find a cache and get a shiny new souvenir – cool huh? What, you … Continue reading

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Cache Ownership Your Right and your Responsibility

I thought I would open up the discussion dealing with cache ownership. So many people start off geocaching and after finding one or two caches decide that they know the perfect spot and then try to place one, not understanding … Continue reading

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Geocaching is like Golf- only a lot more fun.

ook! I say that geocaching is like golf, because in golf there are rules, but in most cases the only person enforcing them is the player.  It’s the same in geocaching, there are simple rules, and the only person really … Continue reading

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Hoosier Outdoor Experience at Fort Benjamin Harrison State Park

Over the years Geocaching has been sadly missing from this great weekend event, but thanks to DBBolling and fellow geocachers, geocaching is at the Hoosier Outdoor Experience!  As the first day concludes Josh of “Geo Minions” had this to say “I … Continue reading

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A Good Deed Goes Wrong

Dear Emily, I replaced a missing container for a cache owner and thought I was being a good citizen, but instead I got an email from the owner asking me not to replace any of their containers in the future. … Continue reading

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A Primer on Cache Size & Location

When creating a cache many people, after reading & memorizing the guidelines for their specific state, may have problems deciding what kind of container to use.  I’m one to place a nano as the final to a puzzle, and Sue’s … Continue reading

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