Opencaching.com has a Mascot

TweetGarmin may be keeping quiet about opencaching.com but they are definitely up to something.  I started receiving reports of the mascot showing up on the opencaching.com homepage last week.  I though just thought “oh isn’t that cute” but didn’t think anymore of it.  Then I started seeing all the forum posts.  The arrival of the […]

GPSr Early Adopters

Tweet I was out caching with the GHMGC yesterday.  In the group of 22 people in attendance I only saw one Magellan.  I don’t know what that means but I’m pretty sure it means that Garmin is the most popular GPSr manufacturer for geocaching.   I noticed something else yesterday, most of the folks in […]

Will you use Opencaching.com? Take the poll.

TweetAs the launch of Garmin’s opencaching.com website gets closer I thought I’d take a poll and see what kind of response Garmin can expect form geocachers The embedded poll is not working. Select your choices from the version on the left panel. teamvoyagrI have been writing the cachemania blog since 2008. I’m interested in the […]

Opencaching.com Screenshot

TweetThe speculation of whether or not Garmin is launching a cache listing site of its own is over.  According to Christian Gallus the editor of Geocaching-Magazin, on November 8th the opencaching.com website was available to the world for approximately three hours.  Recognizing that the site was from Garmin Gallus grabbed the screenshot you see here. I […]

Existing Opencaching Community Skeptical

TweetIf you’ve been following my blog over the last week you’ll know that I’m quite interested in the pending launch of Garmin’s opencaching.com website.  I say pending because all signs are that they are launching a geocache listing website.  As we approach that day I thought I’d check in with the existing opencaching community to […]