‘Spurensuchen’ geocaching game in Schwyz

’Spurensuchen’, or geocaching in English, is a form of modern treasure hunt. Using coordinates on a GPS device (e.g. a smartphone), you go in search of hidden containers, also known as geocaches.

The ‘Spurensuchen’ geocaching game in Schwyz involves not only the search for geocaches – it’s also an environmental project. The various locations provide lots of thrilling insights into such topics as energy, mobility, biodiversity and waste. The aim of Spurensuchen.ch is to guide you to beautiful places while imparting interesting facts.

How do you play?

  1. Register for a basic free membership at www.geocaching.com.
  2. Visit the page ‘Find & hide a geocache’.
  3. Enter your post code and ‘Search’.
  4. Select your desired geocaches from the list and click on them.
  5. Enter the coordinates of the geocache in your GPS device.
  6. Start your search for the hidden geocaches using your GPS device.
  7. Enter your find in the logbook and return the geocache to its hiding place.
  8. Report on your geocaching adventures.


  1. As soon as you remove something from the geocache, you must replace it with something of equal or greater value.
  2. Write about your find in the geocache’s logbook.
  3. Describe your adventures at www.geocaching.com .

Location and contact

Verein Spurensuche
Grosssteinstrasse 36
6438 Ibach
+41 (0)41 811 81 44