What do geocachers do?
Participants use navigation skills to find hidden containers, or geocaches. Geocaching is a type of global treasure hunt of people looking for caches, or hidden stashes of objects. Geocaching may also be described as a series of hide-and-seek games, where hiders provide online clues for seekers.
How many geocachers are there?
Currently, there are over 361,000 geocache owners throughout the world.
What is the hardest geocache in the world?
Mario’s Tower –
Geocache Description: Welcome to the long-awaited Mario’s Tower – World’s most difficult geocache. This is a 13-part multi-cache located in Cincinnati’s Winton Woods park.
Is geocaching easy?
So easy. The great thing about geocaching is that it’s basically free (as long as you have a smartphone) and you can do it anywhere! I can’t get over how many geocaches are out there close to me… and everywhere!
Are geocaches safe?
The danger level is no more than if you were going outdoors hiking for the day. There are millions of geocachers out there and the vast majority of them have a great and safe time geocaching and looking for some hidden treasure. Stay safe and enjoy your next geocaching adventure!
What does TFT mean in geocaching?
Thanks For The Cache
More about Travel Bugs and trackables. TFTC. “Thanks For The Cache”. An acronym written by geocachers in logbooks or online when logging cache finds.
Is it illegal to steal a geocache?
Dangerous or illegal items, weapons, food and drugs are not allowed and are specifically against the rules of most geocache listing sites. If a geocache has been vandalized or stolen by a person who is not familiar with geocaching, it is said to have been “muggled”.
Are geocaches illegal?
Geocaching is an illegal activity in National Forest wilderness if personal property is left unattended. Caches are not allowed in wilderness areas.
Is geocaching OK for kids?
Geocaching is great for kids of any age. It’s a fun combination of outdoor exploration and technology. It’s perfect for parents that want to be more outdoorsy and adventurous.