I’m teaching a GUE Fundamentals this week, so Open Water fun for me. But here’s the conditions board from Extreme Exposure dive shop showing the local cave conditions. In short, we’ve had A LOT less rain recently; therefore, everything’s improving. … Continue reading →
This past weekend was the Woodville Karst Plain Project’s (WKPP) Safety Weekend. We got together in Tallahassee to renew CPR/First Aid certifications, review site-specific emergency procedures including those for unimproved sink holes, and practice above- and below-water skills. Lots of … Continue reading →
Back to Indian Springs today, this time guiding Doug, Ken, and Kyle. We had a blast! Here’s some teaser pics of more to come. Conditions have continued to improve: vis in cavern is now ~12′ of dilute tannic and transition … Continue reading →
Mer has one space in a GUE Fundamentals class next week: 10/22-25, based in High Springs, FL. This class is being customized towards active, experienced cave divers who want to learn how the Fundies skill set and GUE philosophy can improve and benefit both their cave and general diving.
If you’re interested, or know someone who might be, please email Mer.
One just wasn’t enough… back for another day at Indian Springs. So yesterday, we grabbed some rides and headed upstream. Vis at the 20ft/6m mark might have been a bit better than the day before. Clear, but milky with slight … Continue reading →
Looks like Suwannee Board of County Commissioners is telling the medical waste company to find another county in which to build their medical waste incinerator. One small victory for the N. Florida environment.
After a summer of much rain, yesterday was my first day diving/guiding in Indian Springs since late May. Indian is my fav cave, so this was a super exciting day! I’d say conditions were 5-7′ of tannic vis down to … Continue reading →
Got a chance to dry cave and cave dive in the same day. Michael Poucher, one of the main surveyors for the Peacock Springs map current posted at the park, held a cave survey workshop this past weekend, in conjunction … Continue reading →
Have a little back-log of pics from dives in the last few weeks. Yesterday Rob and I checked out Madison. I haven’t gotten there much recently due to high river levels. While flow is lower than reported when Madison re-opened … Continue reading →
Yesterday was a Florida Underwater Explorers (FLUE) and Extreme Exposure Dive Day. GUE divers and those curious about GUE alike joined up to do some fun dives in the open water basin of Manatee Springs, followed by some food and … Continue reading →