Tag: geocaching

May 29

Completed the Geocaching 81 Matrix!

I finally finished the 81 Matrix by finding a cache at an almost 800 year old castle and had to climb into the hole they used as a toilet back in the 13th century. Here is my log: http://coord.info/GLN4J0FT. To complete this matrix you must find at least one cache for each Geocache Difficulty and Terrain …

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May 02

Hmmmm….Virtual Geocaching Trackable Discovering?

One of the parts of Geocaching that I like is collecting, releasing, picking up, dropping off, and discovering what is called “TRACKABLES”.  Trackables come in two flavors; Geocoins, and Travel Bugs. Trackables are normally small items that have a unique tracking code on them that lets you track their travels from geocache to geocache. You …

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May 01

Mass Geocaching Trackable Logger

You all know how it is.  You go to a local Geocaching event or maybe even a MEGA or GIGA event and you come back with huge lists of trackables you need to log. This can take HOURS! Well now there is a website that can make this all easier. LOGTHEMALL will automate your logging so that …

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Apr 03

Geocaching in the Schächelwald

Today Sabine and I  did some Geocaching to get do our daily walk and I found a small Power Trail called the Schächel which is short for Schächelwald. The trail was about four kilometers long and consisted of eight Traditional Caches, one Multi-Cache, and one bonus Mystery cache. The walk was very slow, about 36 minutes per mile …

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Feb 28

Geocaching – 20160227

Got out with a few Geocaching friends yesterday to do some of the most favorited geocaches in Germany.  I was picked up by Apoll0x and Teak73 we headed out to Bensheim in Hessen where the caches are.  When we arrived at the starting point we were met by Mitchsa & firefly70  and Blind Eagles. Four of the caches were …

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May 10

Kindsbach Bunker Geocaching Event – 9 May 2015

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Yesterday Sabine and I took a tour through the bunker at Kindsbach Germany, which is small town near us, during a Geocaching Event.  Kindsbach is between Landstuhl and Einsedlerhof Germany. “Close to Ramstein was the site of Air Defense Operations Center (ADOC) – Kindsbach, AKA ‘Kindsbach Cave’ – the site of Europe’s underground combat operations …

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Apr 25

My First Terrain Level Five (T5) Rappelling Geocache. May 2012

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WOW!! It is so amazing to go back and look at some of my old Geocaching videos.  This one is of the first Terrain 5 Geocache where I had to rappel down a 50 foot cliff to get to the logbook.  I can’t believe how long it took me to get started and arrive at the …

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Aug 05

2012 International Geocaching Day – 18 August 2012

Well my two week vacation is over and am back to bringing you great Geocaching news. Geocaching.com has announced that 18 August of this year is International Geocaching day! On this day all Geocachers who find a geocache, or attend an event, will receive a special International Geocaching Day souvenir which will appear on their …

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May 27

Geocache Sizes – Geocaching 101 – Geo Jedi Training

Photo by CacheMania and used under the Creative Commons license. There are FIVE basic sizes geocaches can be listed as: 1. Micro – A micro size geocache is only large enough to fit a small logbook and maybe a small pencil in the cache container. Typical containers of this size are 35 MM film canisters, …

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May 27

Geo JediMeister and TEAK73 first bridge rappel!

Geo JediMeister and TEAK73 headed out this morning to do a Terrain Level 5 (T5) Geocache. The cache is called Operation: Zug um Zug which is Geocache number GC3J5GK. The creator and owner of the cache is Swordfish75. This cache was quite challenging for both of us since we don’t have much experience with repelling …

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