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 […]

Opencaching.com Popular in Ontario

TweetI’ve been watching the growth of listing on opencaching.com 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 […]

Opencaching.com Really Is Open

TweetI wrote last week that goecache placement saturation could be a problem as more geocache listing sites enter the market.  After posting this I received a cryptic message from a contact at Garmin that indicated I would like what I see when the site is launched. Now that the site is live I know what […]

25% Growth in Cache Listings

TweetHave you noticed a lot of power trails lately?  Or maybe you are finding caches everywhere including the ever so delightful guardrail cache?  You are not imagining an increase in geocaches, there has indeed been tremendous growth in cache placement in the last year. According to Groundspeaks history of geocaching.com it took the site from […]

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 […]