• Geocaching HQ,  Souvenirs,  World

    You might be a Caching Connoisseur if…

    Introducing the next challenge in our four month series “You might be a geocacher if…” From October 1 at noon UTC through October 29 at noon UTC, use the Friend League to individually earn points towards the “Caching Connoisseur” souvenir. Keep reading to learn October’s challenge below! In October, you might be a Caching Connoisseur if… There are no LPC (lamp-post caches), guardrails, or PnG’s (Park and Grabs) for you! You’re all about creativity, the higher the Favorite points the better, and like a fine wine these quality caches have stood the test of time. To earn the Caching Connoisseur souvenir, earn 60 points individually on your Friend League beginning Monday, October 1…

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  • Community,  Geocaching HQ,  Souvenirs,  World

    You might be a geocacher if…

    Introducing a new four-month series called “You might be a geocacher if…” Each month from September through December, use the Friend League to individually earn points toward a new Geocacher Personality Souvenir. Are you an Adrenaline Junkie? A Caching Connoisseur? A Social Butterfly? A Trackable Lover? Collect them all to be the ultimate geocacher. Keep reading to learn September’s challenge below! In September, you might be an Adrenaline Junkie if… It’s all about the thrill of the hunt. You crave physical and mental challenges that include long days of geocaching with “gear, (some) fear, and fun!” Whether you’re climbing, diving, or rappelling, there’s nothing easy about getting to this GZ. To earn…

  • Community,  Event,  Geocaching,  Souvenirs,  Summer,  World

    International Geocaching Day 2018

    International Geocaching Day is right around the corner; have you marked your calendar? Earn the official International Geocaching Day 2018 souvenir by logging a geocache or attending an event on Saturday, August 18, 2018. Join the global community and celebrate this special day with your friends and family. By the way, check out our social media on August 18 because we have a great giveaway to celebrate International Geocaching Day!

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  • Community,  Geocaching,  Souvenirs

    From Sketch to Souvenir: the artist behind Hidden Creatures

    With eight years of Geocaching HQ experience, graphic designer Roxxy is one half of the creative creatures that make up the design team here at HQ! She’s been designing souvenirs, geocoins, art, and more since 2010 and she is the artist behind the mythical beings of Hidden Creatures. We chatted with Roxxy to learn how Geocaching souvenirs come to life! Going back to the beginning, were you always interested in art growing up? Always! I can’t remember a time when I haven’t been drawing. My mom used to give me her old art supplies and a big stack of blank paper, and I’d sit on the living room floor and…

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  • Community,  Geocaching,  Souvenirs,  Summer

    Hidden Creatures

    Recently, 13 sightings of magical creatures and otherworldly beings have been reported. Your challenge is to look for these creatures in their natural habitats and confirm the existence of as many as you can over the next four weeks. For centuries, Hidden Creatures have fueled the imagination and provided supernatural explanations for the world around us. Once written off as simple mythology, a recent series of events now indicate these creatures might actually be real. Your challenge is to look for these creatures in their natural habitats and confirm the existence of as many as you can over the next four weeks. Each week a new habitat will be introduced,…

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