By Groundspeak Inc.
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Join the world’s largest treasure hunting community with the official app for geocaching. Whether you are off to find your first geocache or your ten-thousandth, this app is your ultimate geocaching toolbox. There are millions of cleverly hidden containers called geocaches scattered throughout more than 185 countries, just waiting to be found—there are probably even some near you right now.
Just getting started? This app walks you through the adventure of finding your first few geocaches. There are tips, hints and instructions for geocaching as well as using the app.
• Live Search continuously updates nearby geocaches as you move
• Find all easy Traditional geocaches and geocaching events
• Message other players for tips, hints and more
• Learn about the world of trackables: geocaching game pieces that travel from geocache to geocache
• Search for and log trackables you find in the wild
Unlock even more adventure with Geocaching Premium:
• Find any geocache in the world, including Premium Member Only caches
• Access a search tool to sort through them all
• Enjoy new and improved tools for finding advanced geocache types
• Create lists of geocaches and save them for offline use
• Gain access to all Premium features on the Geocaching website
If you purchase a Premium membership in this app, you will be automatically billed $5.99/month or $29.99/year through iTunes until you cancel your subscription. Your subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period.
Note: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
What's New in Version 4.8.1
Ugh... undo the changes please!!
I paid $10 for this app some time ago. Haven't gone in a while, but thought it might be fun to re-download it. Now nearly everything is blocked by another subscription paywall. Aaaaaaand now the app is deleted off my phone. I'll check back in a few months to see if they've fixed it perhaps.
I get charging $10 for an app to cover development cost, but this is ridiculous. Seemed like a lot to pay, and I suppose it was considering Groundspeak has since said, "That app you paid for? You can't have it anymore. But you can pay a subscription to us now for the same thing! That way we get more of your money, or else we take away what you already paid for." Not cool.
Or maybe someone will make a non-Groundspeak database/app we can all start using instead? Just have everyone delete their caches from Groundspeak, and move them to the new one. That'd be fine with me. I mean it's not like you're compensating people who hide great caches. People put time, money, and effort into their cache planting... for fun... for others benefit... for free. That's the spirit of this sport. At this point actually I think abandoning money-grabbing Groundspeak would be best. Groundspeak has had their monopoly of geocaching long enough. Time for an alternative truer to the free spirit of the sport!
This is great to do with my kids :)
I bought the annual subscription and it has been worth it because we use it a lot. I think people don't understand that it takes money to pay developers to make the app better and better as well as keep servers running and all sorts of other things. I'm fine to pay this. And the app is great :)
Like the improvements
The app is easy to use and provides a lot of functionality. As far as pricing goes, the model seems to be parity with accessing the information directly from the website through a browser, so I think the people giving the one star reviews are over reacting.
- Category: Navigation
- Updated: Oct 13, 2016
- Version: 4.8.1
- Size: 78.2 MB
- Languages: English, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Latvian, Norwegian Bokmål, Portuguese, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
- Seller: Groundspeak Inc.
- © 2013 Groundspeak Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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