How to create a geocache on the app

How do I submit a new geocache?

6.1. Submit a cache page
  1. Submit a cache page. Before you create a new cache page, choose a good container and place your cache.
  2. Create new cache page. Create a new cache page.
  3. Submit for review.
  4. Check for confirmation email.
  5. Cancel cache submission.
  6. Archived by reviewer.
  7. Submit an appeal.

How do you hide a geocache on the app?

How to hide your first geocache
  1. Find at least 20 caches. Variety is the spice of geocaching.
  2. Read the guidelines.
  3. Take the hider quiz.
  4. Choose a great location.
  5. Choose a great container.
  6. Set it up!
  7. Communicate with your reviewer.
  8. Maintain your geocache.

Why should you never bury a cache?

You should never alter the environment when you hide a cache, nor should you place the cache in such a spot that seekers will have to affect the environment when they look for it. Never bury a geocache or place it in thick brush that others will have to clear.

What should you not put in a geocache?

It’s for this reason that you’ll want to make sure that you follow these guidelines (from for trade items. Explosives, fireworks, ammunition, lighters, knives (including pocket knives and multi-tools), drugs, alcohol and any illicit material should not be placed in a cache.

What are the three main rules of geocaching?

Before submitting a cache page
  • Get accurate GPS coordinates. GPS usage is an essential element of hiding and seeking caches.
  • Place your geocache. A geocache must be in place and ready to be found before you submit the cache page for review.
  • Don’t hide caches far from home.
  • Plan ahead.

What are the rules of geocaching?

Never enter private property without permission. Write an entry in the logbook at the cache. Cache items are there for fun and for trade. Try to leave something of equal value to what you take for yourself.

Is geocaching still popular 2020?

With over 3 million geocaches worldwide, geocaching is fun in all directions. That’s why we’re celebrating 02.02. 2020, an international palindrome date, with a new souvenir! The last Leap Day was four years ago in 2016 and we’ve been anxiously awaiting it’s return in 2020.

Does geocaching cost money?

The traditional Geocaching game will always be free. Subscriptions will be for new enhancements and new games added to Groundspeak. It takes development time and resources ($$) in order to make these ideas come to life.”

Is there money in geocaching?

Geocaching is a type of global treasure hunt of people looking for caches, or hidden stashes of objects. Like other cache items, geocoins are not worth much money.) Common materials found inside caches might include foreign currency, keychains, ornaments, or booklets.

What is FTF in geocaching?

FTF. “First to Find”. An acronym written by geocachers in physical cache logbooks or online when logging cache finds to denote being the first to find a new geocache.

Where can I find a geocache near me?

3 steps to begin your adventure
  1. Create an account. Create an account online or through the Geocaching® app to view a map of geocaches near you.
  2. Find a geocache. Use the app to navigate to a geocache nearby. Don’t forget to bring a pen!
  3. Share your experience. Once you find the geocache, sign and date the logbook.

How do you make money from geocaching?

You can make and sell geocaching items: ToTT (“tools of the trade” – extendable magnets and mirrors; log rollers), bags for carrying items, personal tokens, geocoins, swag, containers. You can sell these online, at craft shows, or at some geocaching events (might need permission at the events).

How do you hide a large geocache?

We recommend marking the outside of your container clearly as an official geocache. You can simply write on it, or use a sticker like these small onesOpens in a new window or larger onesOpens in a new window. Be sure that you have permission from the land manager to hide the cache.

Why is geocaching dangerous?

Geocaching has many of the same dangers of simply being outside. In urban areas there is the risk of being hit by an auto, being mugged, etc. In the woods there are the risks of inclement weather, lightning, poison ivy or oak, stinging nettle, biting insects, venomous snakes, predatory animals, falling, etc.

Can you geocache for free?

The unique selling point of C:Geo is that there is nothing that is being sold to you since it is a free application and is rated as one of the best free Android applications for geocaching. It is an unofficial client of and allows you to access Live Map and save maps on your SD Card.

Is geocaching still a thing?

But in general, geocaching is still a thing. Various world events are still being placed with thousands of people participating worldwide. So, you can say for certain that geocache is still going strong.

Who has found the most geocaches in the world?

Aerial Video Clips – Many taken near geocaching locations
Row Geocacher Caches Found
1 Alamogul 191542
2 mondou2 184642
3 racer2814 131625
4 IMSpider 126178

Is it safe to geocache alone?

Whether you have a busy social life, a family, or just need to reset, geocaching alone can help to clear your mind while outside. You can be flexible. Geocaching with others is fun but can be tricky if you want to change plans. Geocaching alone allows for full flexibility on your outing.

Who owns geocaching?

The largest site is, owned by Groundspeak Inc., which began operating in late 2000. With a worldwide membership and a freemium business model, the website claims millions of caches and members in over 200 countries.