Garmin Continues to Mess With Us

TweetThe latest slogan on opencaching.com is: How Awesome is Your Cache?  What does this mean I wonder.  Could it be that their site will offer a rating system for caches?  I don’t think it will but we will have to wait and see. In addition to the slogan changing so has the primary image.  The […]

Garmin Already Using Groundspeak Data

TweetThis morning I wrote a post about how to avoid geocache placement density issues.  In a follow-up exchange with a member of the Ontario Geocaching Association I was challenged on whether or not an API to check distances would actually work.  That’s when I remembered that perhaps one already exists. If you have a my.garmin.com […]

How to Avoid Geocache Saturation

TweetI have recently been investigating some of the other alternative geocache listing sites such as opencaching.us and terracaching.com.  I even went so far as to list caches on those two sites plus geocaching.com in an attempt to gauge the popularity of those sites.  When placing these caches I wanted them to be fairly close together […]

Conversation with Garmin about Geocaching

TweetThere has been a fair bit of chatter about Garmin’s decision to launch their own Geocache listing site.  I have been trying to talk to someone at Garmin about opencaching.com since I started writing about it here.  I am searching for the facts, not speculation. I was successful in getting in touch with Jake Jacobson […]

Popular in Germany? Or Vocal Backlash

TweetGarmin has changed the slogan on opencaching.com.  Today it says, in German: Bald auch unter einem Baumstumpf in deiner Nähe: Kostenlos, offen, in deiner Sprache! According to Google this translates as: Soon, under a tree stump near you: Free, open, in your language! I think I’ll ask the folks at opencaching.de if they think this […]