Four places to safely “give them a taste”
There are four popular dive sites in north-central Florida where any certified diver can experience a safe cavern dive. That is, as long as they follow the rules and use common sense.
Gone and (nearly) forgotten
Several once-thriving businesses used to be the hub of cave diving in north-central Florida. Now they are gone with hardly a trace left behind. They deserve to be remembered.
Where are you going to go, what are you going to do?
Planning on a cave diving over the holidays? A change of plans may be in order.
Squeezing through with Skiles
Sadly, few of today’s cave divers ever had the pleasure of knowing one of cave diving’s most famous pioneers…or of experiencing a roller coaster ride through Wes’s special House of Crazy.
See you later…
It’s not a matter of if you ever encounter an alligator as a Florida cave diver. Only when. Best to be prepared.
Five technologies that changed cave diving forever
Cave diving today isn’t at all like it was 30 years ago. And a lot of the change can be attributed to these five technologies.
Too far, too fast
How far you make it into a cave proves nothing. The only thing that matters is what you see…and making it out safely.
Are circuits and traverses bullshit?
Students frequently make complex circuits and traverses as part of Cave Diver training. But is that such a good idea?
The caves of Maui County
Guess what? There are diveable caves in more places than you can imagine. Maui is just one example.
The lost cave at Little Devil
Most divers think of Little Devil as a place to get in and out of the water. But do you know what lies immediately beneath it?
Cave maps from a different perspective
When diving in caves, you pay close attention to what is in front of and behind you. But do you ever think about what may be right on top of you?
The “Fluffy Bunny” Tunnel
Like the killer rabbit from Monty Python, the infamous “Fluffy Bunny” tunnel is anything but cute and furry.