Garmin Capitulates

Tweet Is there are real advantage to being the first mover in a new category?  Absolutely!  The recent reversal by Garmin is a prime example. Let’s set the stage.  In May of 2000 the US Government turned off selective availability on the military initiated Global Positioning System (GPS).   Prior to this change consumer GPS units […]

The Aliens are Back

TweetIt would appear that ET phoned home and his friends are back with reinforcements!  This time there will be 1500 geocaches.  Can it be true? There is an event scheduled that seems to indicate that the ET highway is back. Alien Search Party – The 2nd Invasion! I love the idea that geocaching can be […]

ET Phone Home … or NDOT

TweetET didn’t phone home he called NDOT.  I have it from a reliable source that the Nevada Department of Transportation has been pressured into allowing the ET Highway cache series to return.  The local businesses saw a material impact to their business as a result of the influx of geocachers. While the ET Highway series […]

Finding Kid Friendly Caches

TweetBased on the calendar Spring is here. It hasn’t felt that way for the last week! Now that summer is approaching more people are getting outside to enjoy some geocaching. I’ve personally introduced caching to a few families and have others contact me by email. How do you introduce someone to geocaching? For most of […]

Maintain Your Caches!

TweetNOTE:  There are spoilers in this post. Is visiting your cache every once in a while important?  You betcha!  I learned this the hard way this weekend.  I have a cache close to home.  I actually pass by it quite regularly but I didn’t think I had any reason to stop in and check on […]