Changes at geocaching.com

TweetIt looks like the upgrade yesterday at geocaching.com is getting the site ready for some changes. Pyrocacher is reporting two new features and hinting at a third. favouriting a cache improved maps hinting – something to do with stats Pyrocacher is a reviewer at Groundspeak so I’m assuming he has the inside track on these […]

Geocache Placement Experiment

TweetI became aware in early November that Garmin was going to launch opencaching.com.  AS I was researching that site I explored a few other geocache listing sites.  I decided to try listing a cache on the other sites and see what would happen.  Would those caches get found? The short answer is they have all […]

Major Travel Bug Launch

TweetIn case you were wondering if all I did was write about caching here’s evidence that I’m getting ready to place a cache, two actually. I’m working on two caches and the launch of 100 travel bugs.  There will be 8 missions for these travel bugs.  Maybe I should make it 10 so there are […]

It IS About the Numbers

TweetMany posts I’ve read online question Garmin’s motive for launching opencaching.com.  A recurring theme is “why do we need another listing site”.   From what I can tell this isn’t so much about what a cacher may need, it’s about about what Garmin needs.    As $4 billion dollar company Garmin needs to protect it’s market […]

Geocaching Theft

TweetDictionary.com defines theft as: the wrongful taking and carrying away of the personal goods of another from his or her possession with intent to convert them to the taker’s own use. I mention this because I want to make something clear. Taking someone’s cache and listing it as your own on another site is larceny or to use another word, theft. Geocaching.com has been around for 10 years and some other geocaching sites have been around for nearly […]