Garmin Strikes Back and Misses

TweetOkay so the gloves are off. Groundspeak had much fan fair about the launch of recent updates to the geocaching.com website. On the same day as the update Garmin announces that opencaching.com has an official peer review process.  The timing cannot be coincidental. This is a major victory for Groundspeak.  Supporters of geocaching.com have insisted […]

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 […]

Groundspeak Wins Round One

TweetGroundspeak outlasts another competitor.  It appears the geocache listing site, www.terracaching.com is going to shut down on December 31, 2010.  There is a post on their forum that makes this assertion.   The administrators are willing to have someone take over the site but they are done with it. I will now have to find a new […]

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 […]