To test my new FLX Extreme, Philip and I decided to head to Ginnie Springs, so that he could play with his new camera and housing as well. I won’t say much about this one, as the photos speak for themselves.
Having resisted the temptation for several months now, I finally decided to venture beyond the old end of line at Ginnie Springs and see the new section. For those of you who have been living in the dark for the past two years (or don’t cave dive), the “New Ginnie” refers to a newly explored… Continue reading Seeing what all the fuss is about…the “New Ginnie”
Tonight I finally had the opportunity to go on a photo shoot with Becky of Liquid Productions LLC, something I had wanted to do for a long time. Andreas was my buddy for the shoot, which worked well, as we had tons of time with a single stage and back gas since we’ve both dove… Continue reading Photo Shoot with Becky Kagan Schott of Liquid Productions LLC
After getting off work, Jeff Marchand and myself decided to head over to Ginnie Springs for a quick dive and some camping. Since this was our first scooter dive with the camera, we kept it simple and went mainline to the Insulation Rooms. Devils Ear to the Insulation Rooms from James Garrett on Vimeo.
Met with Stacey after I got out of church to get a few photos for her graduate school presentation. She has been doing research measuring pollutants in the Devil’s system for over 3 years, and is finally getting ready to present it! The dive plan was to scooter to the insulation rooms, grab a few… Continue reading Devil’s – River Intrusion and Insulation Rooms
Breathing Gas– 32% Backgas / 100% Deco Max Depth– 104ft Avg Depth– 85ft Visibility– 75ft Water Temp– 72F Dive Time: 72min Notes: Met up with Stacey at Cave Excursions East to get fills and then headed off to Ginnie to do a quick dive before the super bowl. Our original plan was to hit mainland,… Continue reading Devils – Sweet Surprise
Met with Jeff around 9pm after I got off work and had to fight Orlando traffic. Once we got signed in it was off to the Devil’s pavilion to get geared up. As soon as we got in the water Jeff’s UV26 had the prop spin off because the clutch had cracked. Since we knew… Continue reading Ginnie Springs – Scooter to the White Room & Wonder Tunnel (yes, I’m that lazy)
Breathing Gas– 32% Backgas / 100% Deco Max Depth– Avg Depth– Visibility– 150+ft Water Temp– 72F Dive Time: Notes: After diving with Brian in the AM, I had a surface interval and then met Ryan and Sam to do a quick run down Hill400. This was Sam’s first time off mainline Ginnie, so we covered… Continue reading Devil’s – Hill 400
Breathing Gas– 32% Backgas / 100% Deco Max Depth– 101ft Avg Depth– 85ft Visibility– 150+ft Water Temp– 72F Dive Time: Notes: Met with Brian to do a dive to Mainland. The plan was to double stage on the scooter ride there, dropping the first stage at stage bottle rock (about p1800), and then breathe the… Continue reading Devil’s – To Mainland…or not….
Breathing Gas– 32% Backgas / 100% Deco Max Depth– 104ft Avg Depth– Visibility– 150+ft Water Temp– 72F Dive Time: Notes: Met with Jeff after he got off work at Ginnie and headed to the Devil’s area to gear up. The plan was a simple scooter mainline dive here, nothing fancy. We would scooter until it… Continue reading Devil’s – To the Scraper