geocaching in ottawa and beyond
Archive for January, 2011
Where did I go?
on January 22, 2011
The Captain: I wouldn’t get out of bed for Geocaching craze - Gainsborough Standard:
2 years ago
Still, why would anyone be irritated by a person wandering through the woods looking for a hidden box?
2 years ago
I have some sort of horrible cold/flu/enterovirus and I'm starting a new job, so I'll probably be quiet for a while.
5 years ago
Went out into the freezing cold, in the dark, and found this neat geocache:
5 years ago
Some thoughts on the insidious practice of
5 years ago
Annie and PB Go Geocaching
Geocaching, Postcrossing, Pets and other vaguely related miscellania
Engaging photos of geocaching adventures in the California desert.
California-based blog about geocaching, waymarking, benchmarks and other related topics.
EMC of Northridge, CA
This geocacher has more than 20 000 finds!
Interesting geocaching blog.
Geocaching adventures in the state of Oregon.
GeoCache: I'm NOT Obsessed… Right?
A geocaching blog from a cacher in Raleigh, NC.
The many Adventures of GeocacheGeek
Geocaching @ Livejournal
Regular updates and excellent resources.
GeoCraig's Caching Adventures
A geocaching blog by a California-based geocacher.
…random musings from Gordon (another Ottawa geocacher)
IowaAdmin's Geocaching Blog
Cache reviewer blogs about geocaching, and what it takes to get a cache published.
John and Bex Geocaching Blog
Nice photo-based geocaching blog.
Johnnygeo's Geocaching Electrical Safety Blog
Johnnygeo would like to share some information with you of the dangers of GEOCACHING in, on and around electrical equipment.
Blog by Jeremy Irish, the president and co-founder of Groundspeak.
Lone R's Geocaching Blog
Found my first cache on December 24 2001.
Mike's Geocaching Blog
A great blog by an Oregon geocacher, with entries going back to 2004.
Muggles don't scare me!
Great blog by an Ohio geocacher.
Music, Geocaching, Exploring, and more
Geocaching, creativity, general geeknerdery.
My creativity blog.
Telephone Poles on the Moon
Geocaching: The art of hiding scraps of paper in mint tins…
The Rambling Stroller
Ottawa based blogger: Strollers, slings, or toddlers-in-tow: getting out & about with baby.
Geocaching Bookmark Lists
Family-Friendly Geocaches Around Ottawa
These geocaches are easy to get to with small children and strollers, and fun for everyone.
Narcissa's Favourite Caches
When a geocache really stands out to me for some reason, I put it on this list.
Oldest Active State/Province Geocaches
The First 100 Geocaches
Geocaching Listing Guidelines and Requirements
Read it. Know it. Love it. Obey it.
Geocaching on National Forests in North Carolina
Policies and regulations affecting geocachers in North Carolina’s state forests.
Parks Canada Geocaching Policy
Parks Canada rules about geocaching inside Parks Canada property.
Canada's Capital Cachers (CCC)
Ottawa Geocaching Forum
Ottawa Geocaching Stats
Podcasts and Videos
Each episode of the Cache-A-Maniacs features a candid, uncut, and irregular interview with a member of the Geocaching community.
Show notes for the Geocaching Podcast – recorded live Tuesdays @ 9:30PM EST
Geosnippets by HeadHardHat
Great how-to videos that new and seasoned geocachers can learn from.
PodCacher is a site and weekly show about Geocaching!
Regional Geocaching Sites
British Columbia Geocaching
Cache Up NB
A site for geocachers in New Brunswick.
Central Ontario Geocachers (COG)
Kingston Area Geocachers (KAG)
Maryland Geocaching Society
Site and forum for geocachers in Maryland.
Ontario Geocaching Association (OGA)
South Carolina Society of Geocaching
South Carolina… smiling faces… beautiful caches…
St. Louis Area Geocachers Association (SLAGA)
Caching the Midwest since 2000!
Resources and community forum for geocachers in the Toronto area.
Tools and Supplies
Caching gear supplier based in Spokane, WA.
Cacher's Toy Box
Geocaching supplier based in Lakefield, ON.
Web store specializing in geocache containers.
Cinderella: Interactive Geometry Software
Think of this as your high school geometry kit without the hassle of pencils and protractors.
Debbie Does Decals
Personalized geocaching decals for your vehicle. She ships to Canada too!
Digital Root Calculator
Very handy for puzzle solving!
A web site for cachers looking for that extra edge.
Modular, lightweight, watertight storage gear.
GeoChecker – Geocaching Coordinates Checker
Use this for your puzzle/mystery caches so cachers can check the coordinates and avoid pesky DNFs!
Canadian GPS and Groundspeak merchandise retailer
GPS Coordinate Converter
Converts between different latitude/longitude coordinate formats.
Hog Wild Coins
Fun geocoins, good customer service.
geocoins and Groundspeak merchandise retailer
Geocaching-related Greasemonkey scripts for Firefox.
My Geocaching Profile
Sign up for a free account and upload your “My Finds” pocket query to generate personal caching stats.
Ontario Trails Project
The Ontario Trails Project aims to map hiking, biking and multi-use trails for handheld GPS mapping use.
Ontario's Crown Land Use Policy Atlas
The Crown Land Use Policy Atlas is the source for area-specific land use policy for Crown lands in a large part of Ontario.
Personalized trading items you can design yourself.
Resource for solving riddles and ciphers.
Puzzle Solving 101 @ KAG
A well-written, comprehensive series of articles about solving puzzles.
Salem Pirates – How to Create a Pocket Query
Illustrated, step-by-step instructions on how to use the pocket query function on geocaching.com.
App for solving sudoku puzzles.
The Gear Caster
A weblog dedicated to profiling emerging companies and technologies in the outdoor sports industry.
Wikimapia is an online editable map – you can describe any place on Earth. Or just surf the map discovering tonns of already marked places.
Enter your question or calculation and Wolfram|Alpha uses its built-in algorithms and a growing collection of data to compute the answer.
Geocaching store based in British Columbia.
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