No Response from Opencaching.com Support

TweetGarmin launched Opencaching.com on December 7th.  I’m a curious guy and like a lot of people I uploaded my finds to see how that would work.   It was really easy to upload my finds but it’s impossible to delete or edit them.  I sent a message to the opencaching support email at 20:19 on […]

Curation vs Reviewing

TweetAs most people know, one of the fundamental aspects of geocaching.com is that every cache gets reviewed prior to being listed publicly.  This policy is in effect to protect the integrity of cache listings.  In that sense maybe the volunteers should be called curators instead of reviewers. There are about 200 volunteer reviewers that act on behalf of Groundspeak […]

Grab A Light, Cache At Night

TweetNote:  Originally posted at Ontario Geocaching Association If you are like me you enjoy geocaching enough that you want to do it year round. If that is the case you are going to at some point be caching at night.  It is unavoidable. Where I live darkness arrives around five o’clock during the winter months. Caching at […]

Saturation Milestone

TweetLet the saturation issues begin.  opencaching.com appears to have maxed out the number of caches it can display at one time.  One week after launching there are now at least 5000 caches listed on opencaching.com.  I suppose I could zoom in and recenter the map. What I find interesting is how fast the listings have […]

Groundspeak Acquires My Geocaching Profile

TweetThe official Groundspeak announcement has not been made but it has been confirmed to me by multiple sources that geocaching.com will soon have a stats tab. Groundspeak has acquired mygeocachingprofile.com.  The founder of the site, Cameron Kleinert said this when asked about the transition, ” The most rewarding part of this project is that having […]