Groundspeak Responds

TweetOver the last couple of weeks I’ve been having a telephone and email exchange with one of the co-founders of Groundspeak,  Bryan Roth, regarding the launch of opencaching.com.   I can’t expect Groundspeak to come out and say bad things about Garmin, why would they, I did feel it was important to get some perspective […]

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 […]

Geocache Listing Site Experiment

TweetPrior to the launch of Garmin’s opencaching.com site I thought I’d take a look at the three current contenders for geocache listing sites: geocaching.com, terracaching.com and opencaching.us. I created a cache unique for each listing site. The caches are reachable from the same parking location so you can do all three in one stop, assuming […]

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 […]

Geocaching Review – Garmin GPSMAP 62s

TweetThe GPSMAP 62s has now joined me for some geocaching adventures, at night no less!  I was previously using a Garmin Colorado 300.   My sense is that Garmin has worked hard to make this a geocaching friendly GPS receiver. Even though I think it is a excellent GPSr for geocaching it is going to […]