Saturation Milestone

TweetLet the saturation issues begin. 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  I suppose I could zoom in and recenter the map. What I find interesting is how fast the listings have […]

It IS About the Numbers

TweetMany posts I’ve read online question Garmin’s motive for launching  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 […] Popular in Ontario

TweetI’ve been watching the growth of listing on quite closely.  The ability to upload hides makes it easy to add existing caches into the site.  When I looked at the map for Ontario I thought that maybe a lot of local cachers were taking advantage of this feature. I have written previously that cachers […]

Magellan Sets Its Course

TweetMy view of the launch of is that Garmin is using the site as a marketing vehicle.  Geocaching as a hobby is growing exponentially.  Garmin wants a larger share of that market.  The companies that I think should be most concerned about are the other hardware manufacturers.  The GPSr manufacturers are drawing up […]

When is Geocaching Free?

TweetFree is a relative word.  I had a GPS before I knew anything about geocaching.  It was with my second GPS and etrex Legend that I discovered geocaching.  I didn’t buy the etrex for geocaching it just worked out that I could use it for this new geocaching thing.  When I was doing that geocaching […]