Quick Answer: Why Do I Have To Pay For Geocaching?

What do you leave for geocaching?

SWAG to leave in geocachesKeychains: Keychains are a simple and cheap way to leave behind a fun and functional item.

Small toys: While small toys may not be exciting to some adults, many children get a sense of joy and adventure when they stumble upon a geocaching treasure!More items…•.

How do I stop paying for geocaching?

In your account settings, select Membership. Select Edit Membership. Select Stop Recurring Membership to cancel your current renewing Premium membership. Purchase an annual membership.

What is the point of geocaching?

Today, thousands of people around the world are doing just that through geocaching. Geocachers seek out treasures hidden by other players while exploring interesting locations. At its most basic level, geocaching is a game where players use GPS receivers to track down a container, or cache.

What does FTF mean in geocaching?

First to FindFTF – First to Find.

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.

Is geocaching still a thing?

Geocaching is definetely still alive. However this sub isn’t the most active since local communities are the go-to for most cachers as those are looking for the same caches as you. It’ll give you an idea regarding decline in your country. Generally it has been on a decline for the last few years.

How do I find geocaches near me?

3 steps to begin your adventureCreate 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. Don’t forget to bring a pen!Share your experience. Once you find the geocache, sign and date the logbook.

Who has found the most geocaches?

The most found geocaches are both hidden in the capital city of the Czech Republic, Prague. In fact, they’re just across the famous Charles Bridge from one another.

Can I make my own geocache trackable?

Own trackables Enter the tracking code on the trackable page and select the search icon. Enter your activation code and select Activate Your Trackable. On the trackable details page, enter a Name, Mission, and Description for your trackable. Select if you want to make your trackable collectable.

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 geocaching.com and allows you to access Live Map and save maps on your SD Card.

How do you geocache?

Go to geocaching.com to choose one of millions of geocaches hidden worldwide. Use your smartphone app or GPS to navigate to the cache. Keep an eye out so you can spy the cache’s camouflaged hiding place. Once you find the cache, sign the logbook, exchange one item and put everything back like you found it.

Is geocaching illegal?

Geocaching is legal in every country except North Korea (where GPS and all other mobile devices are illegal to possess) and is usually positively received when explained to law enforcement officials. However, certain types of placements can be problematic.

Do you have to pay to geocache?

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.”

How do I get free geocache premium?

Free Premium Membership TrialCreate a free basic membership on Geocaching.com.Log in to Geocaching.com using your username and password.Return to this page and follow the instructions to redeem your free trial membership.

How much does geocaching premium cost?

Get the best of Geocaching: Go Premium Only $9.99 for three months, or $29.99 for one year.

What is inside a geocache?

What Is a Geocache Box? Geocache boxes come in all different shapes and sizes. It can be anything, but it’s usually a small metal, wooden, or plastic box that can withstand the elements. It might be a camouflaged Altoids tin, a can of mixed nuts, or an ammo box, and it’ll be hidden in a safe but non-intrusive place.