Caving has many dangers associated with it: not being in contact with the outside world, a real possibility of injuries, such as falls, concussions, lacerations and fractions, getting trapped, a limited amount of food and water, the list goes on. Today, we look at a silent but deadly danger: hypothermia.(more…)
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Caving takes explorers out of their comfortable lives and throws them into dark, cold and wet spaces with hard ceilings and floors with no cell phone coverage. It is absolutely essential for cavers to use elementary safety precautions and under no circumstances should safety be ignored or dismissed while exploring caves.(more…)