||"Birth" of Geocaching, better GPS accuracy becomes available for all users (not limited to military).
||Team Spike starts Geocachingl later tells TravelingViking about it.
||Team TravelingViking start Geocaching.
||Team Spike launches web page handicaching.com
||TravelingViking & SeniorViking create their own Geocoin, not
trackable, as that was not yet offered by Groundspeak. Coin is later
traded with a Moun10Bike Geocoin, the first trackable Geocoin.
||From a USA trip, TravelingViking returns with one of Marky's Nano Caches and places first Nano Cache in Germany (GCPH5D).
||Team TravelingViking first visit to the
||The families of Team Spike and TravelingViking found Cache Zone
online Shops in USA and Germany. First products include the Frozen Bone
Cache Zone Run Geocoin (Germanys first Event Geocoin), Cachelings and Nano Caches.
||Publication of web page geodrift.com
||Opening of the first walk-in shop worldwide dedicated to Geocaching
products - Cache Zone in Barsinghausen near Hannover, Germany.
||Cache Zone's first availability of trackable patches, later included into the Groundspeak product portfolio.
||Web page outdoornavigators.com
||Web page bedandcachefast.com
||Cache Zone introduces the Mapamundi XXL
Geocoins, with 9cm (about 3.5") diameter the biggest geocoin publicly available.
||Web page terratouching.com
||Cache Zone's first availability of low-priced, better quality
(color print with epoxy cover) trackable "Travel Tags" of the "Cacher's
best friends" series. .
||Creation of the traveling pirate tag series for Groundspeak.
||Creation of a car hanger "Voluntary Mission Vehicle" for Groundspeak.
|January 2012||Cache Zone Germany stops online sales to end customers and focuses on sales to resellers.|
|April 2012||Web page qwiklog.com goes online. First professional QwikLog QR code sticker and tags become available.|
|May 2012||Introduction of the B2C - Black Barrel Cache, a 6l barrel usable as Geocache.|