Welcome Introduction

Geocaching is a worldwide adventure sport which utilizes GPS devices to hide and seek hidden containers called geocaches. (Learn more about geocaching) To get started geocaching, all you need is a GPS receiver and a geocache location. (Learn more about getting started) You can find a nearby geocache location at geocaching.com by entering an address or town into the search box.

The Manitoba Geocaching Association (MBGA) strives to advance the sport of geocaching through social activities, public education and promotion of geocaching. (Learn more about the MBGA).

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Upcoming events

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suspected virus /malware link in logs

Attention cachers! Please beware of clicking on a link to gcpro.co.uk showing up in logs. Suspected virus /malware link.

The quote log looks like this:

We fairly liked this hide!! TFTC ----- Found with hints from gcpro.co.uk

More from our reviewer: Click here.

Milestones achieved in August 2015

Congratulations to the following MBGA members who achieved milestones in August 2015!

500: Zoo Croo, calterdan
600: Jesterphox
700: rengens, Nunavut Taidy, Pika78, Gyrfalcon09, warnor
800: Old Guys 21, roadfinder724, MarcoIslandGuy, TimPile, Sulky61
900: 2TG, MordenBirders, yakherder
1,000: Moose623, McLaban
1,100: mrbanjo60
1,200: MarcoIslandGirl(MIG)
1,400: JollyJones
1,500: Carl the cat, Sunny Owl and Hubby
1,700: thewark, KURT B
1,800: 2Tired2Think, wally_k, PelicanKru
1,900: pinch3, Geocacher Ken
2,000: gimligliders
3,000: crackerjackie
3,500: sisterlinda
4,000: rika72,

MBGA 10th Anniversary Coin GOLD Edition

The GOLD coin has arrived in time for GeoVenture! We will be releasing the coin at the breakfast event on Saturday, August 15th. International Geocaching day. Get a geocaching.com souvenir, some Golden Griddle Cakes and a Gold coin, all in one shot! The coins are $15.00 each.


Why Post a Will Attend?

One of the least used logs types for GeoCaching events is the Will Attend log.

What is it? Essentially, the 'Will Attend' is your RSVP to say that you are coming to the event. It is a courtesy and is no different than RSVPing to a wedding or other event. It helps event organisers plan their event by having enough seats/food/etc. It would be frowned upon to attend a wedding without sending in your RSVP as there would be no seat for you at the dinner table.

When viewing an event page, you can click on the button that says 'log your visit' at the top right corner.

Milestones achieved in July 2015

Congratulations to a record number of MBGA members who achieved milestones in July 2015!

500: Jesterphox, cndgrandma, rengens, hosta hunter, Sean and Widget
600: HoggerJeff & the Piglets, Nunavut Taidy, orangesmiley, warnor, Bluenoser2
700: Bena+Mal, MERCEDEEZBENZZ, Madrugada
800: 2TG, fuellbrats, Dutch 53 & BB
900: McLaban
1,000: Jesterotr, Dracoribon
1,100: wing.and.a.prayer
1,200: abbyspeople, swelbergen
1,400: AF girl
1,500: IceCube1
1,600: S-D.K, Geocher Ken, jorole, KURT B
1,700: 2Tired2Think
1,800: Antihiro, Oakbank24
1,900: MosesRIP, Evans Hideaway (EH)
2,000: Geo-Smar