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Maritime Mega Event Website Online!Apr 04, 2009

Woohoo! The website for the Maritime Mega Event is now online and located at either http://www.maritimemega.com or http://www.maritimemega.ca.

Maritime Mega Event Website Online!

This is Maritime Mega Event Central, where you will find all the information about this great, upcoming event! Presently this is just a static page and more info will be available as time goes by.

Please bookmark it for future reference and drop by from time to time to see how things are coming along.

The Maritime Mega Event will be held on July 10th, 2010 in Nova Scotia, Canada. You can view the official announcement here.

Once again, the website for the Maritime Mega Event is now online and located at either http://www.maritimemega.com or http://www.maritimemega.ca. See you all there!

Keep on cachin’!

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CacheStats 3.0 Released!Apr 01, 2009

If you like to keep tabs on your Geocaching statistics, you’ll just love CacheStats 3.0!

How has your find rate been holding up over the years? What are your longest streaks? Want to see what it will take to reach your end-of-year goal? CacheStats analyzes your “My Finds” pocket query to find out all this and more!

CacheStats 3.0 Released!

CacheStats is a free Geocaching statistics program created by Doug from LogicWeave, who, when not creating great software spends his spare time Geocaching. I guess you can say that CacheStats was made by a Geocacher for Geocachers! :) The program offers a plethora of statistics presented in an easy-to-read, friendly manner that includes your find rate, averages, yearly data, milestones, a goal calculator, cache info and a whole lot more.

We have had CacheStats listed in the Geocaching Resource Directory since December 2007 but we had never got around to trying it out – our loss. Now, since we have installed it we can’t see caching without it!

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Geocaching Maritime Mega Event 2010Mar 26, 2009

Well, it’s official! Nova Scotia, Canada will be hosting a Geocaching Mega Event on July 10th, 2010 in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of Geocaching and the 10th Anniversary of Canada’s First Geocache!

Geocaching Maritime Mega Event 2010

The ‘Maritime Mega Event’ (GC1P585) will be a one day event and held at the Municipal Activity and Recreation Complex , just outside of Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. The
MARC offers a 100 Acres of open space, which includes fields, woods, ponds, brooks and trails. It is only minutes from Canada’s First Geocache and hundreds of other Geocaching opportunites.

This event promises to be a great time! There will be Geocaching related educational opportunities, great food, swag vendors, entertainment and lots of socializing. (a Maritime tradition!). It’s going to be one big Cachin’ Ceilidh! :)

For our far away friends, accommodations will include onsite tenting. There are also many hotels and campsites nearby and Halifax, Nova Scotia’s capital city, is only 100kms (60 miles) away. You can find out more here at Nova Scotia Tourism.

An independent committee, with the support of the Atlantic Geocaching Association (ACGA), has been created to organize this event.

Sun, surf and Geocaching! Come and experience the flavour of the Maritimes in 2010. Start planning your next year’s vacation with us!

Click here to visit the Maritime Mega 2010 event website

Keep on cachin’!

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Geocaching With Your iPhone Available!Oct 12, 2008

Geocaching with your iPhone has arrived! We mentioned a couple of weeks ago in our 09/28/08 – Geocaching In The News post that Groundspeak had a new application coming that would allow you to Geocache with your iPhone and it is now available!

What’s cool about this application is that it will allow real-time, direct access to GC’s database of Geocaches and shows details such as description, hints, recent logs, trackable item lookups and full navigation capability. You can also geocode addresses, search or look up a cache by it’s GC code.

Geocaching With Your iPhone

Your iPhone 3G uses a combination of GPS, Wi-Fi positioning and cell towers to determine your approximate location then the application queries the GC database in real-time and provides a list of Geocaches near you.

Just think about it – no more downloading, no more preparing, you just cache anytime from wherever you are! This is way too cool!

For more info on Groundspeak’s Geocaching iPhone Application please click here.

Keep on cachin’!

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