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The Return of Challenge Caches

May 27, 2016 – 9:17 am

On May 25th, 2016, Groundspeak made an announcement regarding the moratorium on Challenge caches. Below is the official post from the geocaching blog. You...

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Cacher’s Corner Podcast – Episode 39

May 7, 2016 – 9:10 am

It's been a few months since our last podcast but here is a new one for the month of May. We talk about the...

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Seeking Assistance for GIFF Film Submission

April 22, 2016 – 11:30 am

Cache Up NB is looking to submit a film for the 2016 Geocaching International Film Festival. You can read all about it here. Last...

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Riverview Winter Carnival Geocoin Challenge

February 4, 2016 – 7:42 am

It’s another winter so another coin challenge from the town of Riverview. Once again, the town is giving a free geocoin to the first...

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A tale of a lonely tradeable

January 24, 2016 – 3:10 pm

I started at a Dollarama. I was on the shelves for a long time. I used to really enjoy watching people walk by and...

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Your Biggest Caching Raid

Group Activities, News

Not that long ago, Rev Slippery sent me and a few other cachers a link to this website. It’s a blog about a group of cachers who were attempting to do 48 states in the USA in one week. You’ve gotta be pretty dedicated to …

The Return of Challenge Caches

Challenges, Featured, Groundspeak, News

On May 25th, 2016, Groundspeak made an announcement regarding the moratorium on Challenge caches. Below is the official post from the geocaching blog. You can see the original here.
Today we’re happy to announce the end of the moratorium on challenge cache submissions. Effective immediately, new …

My first geocaching experience

Anecdotes

This article was originally published on February 5th, 2010. As part of a new series of articles, we will be floating older stories back to the front to get some new insight from new readers on some of these old topics.

I thought I would throw …

Cacher’s Corner Podcast – Episode 39

Featured, News, Podcasts

It’s been a few months since our last podcast but here is a new one for the month of May. We talk about the upcloming Fundy event, challenge caches, this years Ice Walk and a whole lot more. Click on through for the entire show.

Seeking Assistance for GIFF Film Submission

Featured, Feedback, Group Activities, Hiking, Video

Cache Up NB is looking to submit a film for the 2016 Geocaching International Film Festival. You can read all about it here. Last year we held an event to show off the films that were accepted for display. This year, we are hoping to …

A “virtual” waste of time

Commentary, Virtuals

Living in NB, we don’t get a lot of exposure to “virtual” caches. This type was retired long ago and so the few we have here are pretty precious to us. But in other parts of the world, virtual caches are quite common.
A few years …

Geocaching Permits To Become A Reality

Cities, Group Activities, Learning The Ropes, Media/Press, Trails & Parks

In a statement released today, New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant announced another plan to help boost the economy within the province, combined with an effort to combat possible terrorism within our region.
In a move that no one saw coming, Gallant announced that effective immediately, any …

Do you feel that it is “ALL ABOUT THE NUMBERS”?

Commentary, News, Pa's Caching Tales

As long as I can remember, the geocaching forums have had serious discussions about numbers. Whenever a cacher with high finds says it is not about the numbers, someone will laugh and say that those people always do it for the numbers. A local Facebook …

Do You Read The News?

Feedback, Website(s)

A staple of this site has been the posting of stories about geocaching in our region every week or two. As part of our process of evolving as times change, I thought I would pose a question to our readership.
How often do you read the …

Souvenirs – Friend or Foe

News

If I did the math right, I have 96 souvenirs. When did that happen?
In October of 2010, Groundspeak announced the release of Souvenirs. Since then, souvenirs have become something that many have sought after, and many couldn’t have cared less.
Souvenirs are described as (taken from …

Cableguy’s Ice Walk Video Slideshow

Geocaching Events, Group Activities, Hiking, Video

In what has become a tradition over the last few years, Cableguy has been putting together a video slideshow of his adventures during the Ice Walk. This year was no exception. He’s provided the video here for all to enjoy.

Cableguy did want to make sure …

Geocoin Challenges: Rinse, Wash, Repeat

Coins & Trackables, Commentary, Geocaching Events, Group Activities

Over the course of the last 10 years, geocachers from New Brunswick have had ample opportunity to collect geocoins from countless challenges. From Fundy National Park to the most recent Riverview Winter Carnival series, caching in NB has become synonymous with coin challenges throughout the …

Riverview Winter Carnival Geocoin Challenge

Coins & Trackables, Featured, Moncton

It’s another winter so another coin challenge from the town of Riverview. Once again, the town is giving a free geocoin to the first 100 participants who find all five caches in their 2016 Winter Carnival Geocaching series.
The caches will be published on February 5th …

A tale of a lonely tradeable

Caches, Coins & Trackables, Containers, Featured

I started at a Dollarama. I was on the shelves for a long time. I used to really enjoy watching people walk by and wonder what they were going to buy. Were they looking for a toy gun, or maybe a doll, or something a …

Come Out and Archive

Anecdotes, Caches, News

First off I want to say that I am a fan of archiving certain caches and series when the time is up or there is a good reason to archive and replace them.
If we never archived caches then many would just sit there waiting for …

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