Geocache Placement Experiment

TweetI became aware in early November that Garmin was going to launch opencaching.com.  AS I was researching that site I explored a few other geocache listing sites.  I decided to try listing a cache on the other sites and see what would happen.  Would those caches get found? The short answer is they have all […]

Geocaching Theft

TweetDictionary.com defines theft as: the wrongful taking and carrying away of the personal goods of another from his or her possession with intent to convert them to the taker’s own use. I mention this because I want to make something clear. Taking someone’s cache and listing it as your own on another site is larceny or to use another word, theft. Geocaching.com has been around for 10 years and some other geocaching sites have been around for nearly […]

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 […]

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 […]