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Announcements from Groundspeak about, our support materials and other geocaching-related topics.

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Release Notes

A repository of release notes following updates to Groundspeak, Inc. products.

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Toggle this category General Geocaching Discussions

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Getting Started

New to the game? Ask questions here; your fellow geocachers are happy to help.

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How Do I...?

Wondering how the site works or how to accomplish some geocaching-related task? Ask your fellow geocachers here.

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Geocaching Topics

Discuss geocaching and related topics here.

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The Travel Bug

All aspects of the Groundspeak Travel Bug and the ways that we live vicariously through inanimate objects.

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Geocoin Discussions

Talk about trackable and oh-so-collectible Geocoins. Read our special guidelines before posting.

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Discussions about features, bugs, and ways to improve

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Geocaching iPhone App

Discussions about features, bugs, and ways to improve the Geocaching paid iPhone app.

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Geocaching iPhone Intro App

Discussions about features, bugs, and ways to improve the Geocaching iPhone Intro App.

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Geocaching Android App

Discussions about features, bugs, and ways to improve the Geocaching Android App.

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Geocaching Android Intro App

Discussions about features, bugs, and ways to improve the new Geocaching Android Intro App.

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Geocaching Windows Phone App

Discussions about features, bugs, and ways to improve the Geocaching Windows Phone App.

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GPS and Technology

Any and all discussions about Global Positioning Systems, especially GPS receivers, paperless caching and related software or hardware.

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Geocaching Live-Enabled Applications

Discussions about applications developed by Groundspeak partners.

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GPS Garage Sale

For the personal sales of GPS units and geocaching-related items. is not involved with these transactions. Read our special guidelines before posting.

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ClayJar's Geocaching Chat

ClayJar's scheduled chat is every Monday at 8:30 CST. For IRC users you can point your client to port 6667, channel #Geocache
Note: Groundspeak does not host or maintain this service

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Cache In Trash Out

Help preserve the natural beauty of our outdoor resources one cache outing at a time. Visit for more information.

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EarthCaches are developed by geocachers with a special interested in geology. They show how our planet has been shaped by geological processes. For more information about EarthCaches, visit:

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Benchmark Hunting and the NGS

Discuss Benchmark Hunting and associated topics, including topics on monument recovery efforts for the National Geodetic Survey. For more information on benchmarks, visit the Benchmark Hunting page.

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Hiking and Backpacking

For those geocachers who enjoy longer hikes and backpacking trips, here's the place to discuss gear and experiences in the backcountry.

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GPS and Ham Radio

GPS and Ham Radio usage, including Packet Radio.

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Toggle this category Education and Geocaching

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Teaching K-7

Topics related to teaching children of elementary (primary) school and middle school age.

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Teaching 8-12

Topics related to teaching children of secondary school age.

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Camps and Outdoor Adventures

For organizers of camps and outdoor adventure activities.

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Youth Organizations & Clubs

For organizers and leaders of youth organizations and geocaching clubs.

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For college (university) students and educators.

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Adult Team Building/Seminars

For organizers and facilitators of adult geocaching education, team building activities and seminars.

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All education-related topics that cannot be otherwise categorized.

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Toggle this category Geocaching Groups by Region / State

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Great Plains

Geocaching in Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, and South Dakota.

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Talk Geocaching in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, DC, and West Virginia.

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Talk Geocaching in Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

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New England

Talk Geocaching in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.

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Talk Geocaching in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming.

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South and Southeast

Talk Geocaching in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and

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West and Southwest

Talk Geocaching in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah.

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Toggle this category Geocaching Groups by Country

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All Nations

If your country or region isn't specifically listed elsewhere in the forum, feel free to post here.

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Arabian Peninsula

Geocaching in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, Yemen, and UAE.

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Multi-lingual discussions about geocaching in China, India, Japan, the Philippines, Singapore and all the countries of Asia. (There is a different section for the Arabian Peninsula.)

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Talk about Geocaching Australia

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Geocaching in Belgium

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Um lugar para falar sobre geocaching no Brasil.

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Geocaching in Canada.

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Talk about Geocaching Croatia

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Geocaching in Aland Islands and Finland.

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Le geocaching en France , au Québec, en Wallonie, en Suisse Romande, et tous les autres pays et régions francophones.

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Greece (Hellas) & Cyprus

Geocaching in Greece and Cyprus.

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Geocaching magyarul.

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Geocaching in Italy and other Italian speaking areas.

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Multi-lingual discussions about geocaching in Luxembourg.

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Mexico, Bermuda and Central America

Un lugar para conversar Geocaching en Belize, Bermuda, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua y Panama. Bienvenidos.

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New Zealand

Geocaching in New Zealand.

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Miejsce do dyskusji o geocachingu w Polsce.

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Um local para falar de Geocaching em Portugal e noutros países de expressão portuguesa.

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Scandinavia and Baltic countries

Geocaching in Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania and Norway.

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South Africa

Talk about Geocaching in South Africa.

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South America

Geocaching in South America: Argentina, Boliva, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Galapagos Islands, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

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Geocaching in Spain.

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Lokalt forum för Sverige av geocachare för geocachare.

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United Kingdom and Ireland

Talk Geocaching in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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Geocaching Algemeen

Discussies, informatie, vragen en verhalen die u wilt delen over Geocaching, het spel waar we allemaal zo dol op zijn.
Visitors: Please submit your requests and queries here.

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Ga in gesprek over alle aspecten van de Groundspeak Travel Bug en de o-zo-verzamelbare trackable Geocoins.
Lees de specifieke richtlijnen voor het posten.

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Samen Geocachen

Een ontmoeting om er gezamenlijk op uit te trekken; Een lokaal of regionaal event, een ander land of een speciale cache bezoeken?
Maak je plannen hier.

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Beginnen met Geocaching

Nieuw in het spel? Voel je vrij om vragen te stellen. We helpen je graag!

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GPS en Technologie

Alle discussies over Global Positioning Systemen, in het bijzonder: GPS ontvangers, papiervrij geocachen en aanverwante software en hardware.

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Allgemeine Fragen und Antworten zum Hobby

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Start frei!

Was man mindestens beachten sollte

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Sammelwut und Reiselust: Travelbugs, Coins und Souvenirs

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Zusammen Cachen

Gemeinsam macht es mehr Spass

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GPS und Technologien

Wie funktionieren Hard- und Software?

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Meet the Lackey and the Reviewers 2014

03 May 2014 GC4P8G9 in Oslo, Norway

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14 Years Geocaching

07 June 2014 GC4VXKC in Sintra, Portugal

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Berkshire Geobash #3

19 July 2014 GC4DF55 in Pittsfield, MA, USA

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Slovak GeoAwards 2014

06 September 2014 GC4VVVV in Bratislava, Slovakia

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3IEE (3rd International EarthCache Mega Event)

11 October 2014 GC4JD1B in British Columbia, Canada

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Getting Started with Wherigo

Ask questions and discuss the Wherigo platform.

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Playing Wherigo

This section is for topics about using the Wherigo Player and player experiences.

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Building Wherigo Cartridges

Discussions here range from questions about the Wherigo Builder to technical discussions about the inner workings of Lua and Wherigo.

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Wherigo Hardware

Discussions regarding the various hardware that can run Wherigo Player.

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Getting Started with Waymarking

New to waymarking? This is the best place to ask questions and get answers from the community.

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Recruiting and Category Proposals

Looking for group members or groups to join for categories that interest you? This is the place.

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General Waymarking Topics

This is a place for general discussions around waymarking.

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This section is for discussing changes, bugs and feature enhancements on

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MOGA 2013

06 April 2013 GC3GN2E in Lake Shelbyville, IL, USA

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UK Mega 2013 - West Midlands Region

03 August 2013 GC3V2NV in West Midlands, United Kingdom

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Groundspeak Block Party

20 August 2011: GC2FYVM in Seattle, Washington.

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GeoWoodstock XI

25 May 2013 GC3K3YB in Lakeland, FL, USA

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2013 Geocaching Block Party

17 August 2013 GC3X684 in Seattle, WA, USA

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COG Spring Fling 9

15 June 2013 GC32XXD in Ramara, Ontario.

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11th Annual GCHR Picnic

31 August 2013 GC42NJJ in Newport News, VA, USA

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1. Geocoinfest 2011 - Europa

28 August 2011: GC2GPHN, in Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

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2nd International EarthCache Event

7 September 2013. GC3JG9V in St. George, Utah

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Going Caching 2012: Going Coastal One More Time!

November 10, 2012: GC2Q4JF in Savannah, Georgia

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Geocoinfest 2013: Las Vegas, Nevada

12 Oct 2013 GC30FNQ in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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This forum was open only on April 1, 2009. It is now a read-only archive.
To include more of the world into geocaching, we are inviting hamsters to join in the game. Other animals may come later.

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NZ Mega 2013 Auckland

26 October 2013 GC44FC9 in Auckland, New Zealand

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Getting Started with Waymarking

read-only archive: The beta version of waymarking, the much anticipated replacement for locationless caches, is now live. Learn and discuss the new activity here.

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GPS In Education

This is an archive of no longer active threads.

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The National Map Corps

Discuss of issues regarding the US Geological Survey's volunteer mapping program

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Recruitment and Category Proposals

A read-only archive about recruiting new group members and promoting new waymark category ideas.

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Waymark Category Discussion

A read-only archive about individual categories and their waymarks.

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Geocaching in Deutschland, Liechtenstein, Österreich und der Schweiz.

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A place to discuss geocaching in the Netherlands.

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Cacheapalooza 8

01 January 2014 GC478NM in Florida, USA

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