Seeing what all the fuss is about…the “New Ginnie”

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”

Photo Shoot with Becky Kagan Schott of Liquid Productions LLC

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

Devil’s – River Intrusion and Insulation Rooms

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

Devils – Sweet Surprise

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

Ginnie Springs – Scooter to the White Room & Wonder Tunnel (yes, I’m that lazy)

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)

Devil’s – Hill 400

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

Devil’s – To Mainland…or not….

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….

Devil’s – To the Scraper

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