Faire Maiden was a challenging cache that has since been archived. Don't overlook dark places in your future searches! [Faire Maiden]
What do all of those terms and abbreviations mean in cache logs? Find out what's really being said in our list of Geocaching terms.
When hiding or searching for a cache it's important to make sure that we don't damage the natural environment or our relationship with land managers whose duty it is to protect the places we frequent. These few simple guidelines should keep cachers happy and places open to Geocaching.
Austin Geocaching In The Media
The Geocaching In The News page now includes an excellent KABB TV news story featuring team cpnowak that aired on October 13, 2006.
Geocaching Container Types
Get an idea of what type of container to look for when hunting a cache before you head out the door!
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Geocaching, 2nd Edition
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The ultimate global game revealed!
The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Geocaching, Second Edition is a comprehensive, yet entertaining and easy-to-understand book for getting started and having fun with geocaching-the high-tech version of hide-and-seek for global positioning system (GPS) users. In this edition, two new tools of the game-Waymarking and Wherigo-are included.
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? Today, well over 800,000 geocaches are registered on various websites devoted to the pastime
? Geocaches are currently placed in over 100 countries around the world and on all seven continents, including Antarctica