Do geocaches have trackers in them?
Trackables can be found in geocaches, your inventory, or through the trackable code search. Use the tracking code to access the trackable details page and then choose the appropriate log type.
What’s a trackable geocaching?
A trackable is a moveable item within the game of geocaching which travels from geocache to geocache. Trackables appear in many shapes and sizes and are different from other SWAG items you may find within a geocache. Each trackable includes a six-digit code somewhere on the item.
What to do if a geocache is missing?
Sometimes geocachers find trackables and forget to log them. In this case the trackable can be marked as missing….Mark a trackable as missing
- Go to the trackable details page.
- Select Mark Item Missing from the drop down menu on the right hand side.
- Select Agree to confirm.
What do I do with a Geocoin?
A Geocoin is a special coin created by individuals or groups of geocachers as a kind of signature item or calling card. Like Travel Bug® Trackables, each Geocoin is assigned a unique tracking ID which allows them to travel from geocache to geocache or to be passed amongst friends, picking up stories along the way.
How do I mark a trackable missing?
Go to the trackable details page. Select Mark Item Missing from the drop down menu on the right hand side. Select Agree to confirm.
What does TFTH mean in geocaching?
Thanks For The Hide
This how you say “thank you” to the cache owner for creating and placing the geocache. TFTH. “Thanks For The Hide”.
What should you not put in a geocache?
Explosives, fireworks, ammunition, lighters, knives (including pocket knives and multi-tools), drugs, alcohol and any illicit material should not be placed in a cache. If someone other than you places an inappropriate item in a cache that you own and this is reported, the cache may be temporarily disabled.
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!
How do I find a specific geocache?
Using a local list with c:geo is helpful so you can handpick which caches you want to go after, and then see only those caches on your map, even without an internet connection. You can even filter them by distance, type, size, terrain, difficulty, attributes, status, and other criteria.
What is geocaching and is it for You?
A modern-day treasure hunt, geocaching is a fun and rewarding hobby that gets you outdoors and back into nature – something we often don’t manage in our daily lives! For inexperienced geocachers, getting started can often seem overwhelming.
How do you start a geocache adventure?
3 steps to begin your adventure Create an account Create an account online or through the Geocaching® app to view a map of geocaches near you. Find a geocache Use the app to navigate to a geocache nearby. Share your experience Once you find the geocache, sign and date the logbook.
What do the circles around a geocache mean?
Since caches can only be placed over 161m from any other one, the circle is a great way to visually see how far away from your last cache you can go to place another so that they aren’t rejected by Geocaching.com. This geocaching app can also import and export places to GPX files.