Reaching Further

Empty reel Rimstone dam in newly explored section Andy goes where no man has gone before Muchachos Marking a T Kris learns about light repair from Andy Another beautiful day in paradise as the team headed for the Cenotes. Once at the site, Mike, Bob and Sandra walked back down …

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First Big Push

Bob sports his Dive Rite Transpac, wing, and pouch Cenote Camilo cavern Stalactites in downstream Camilo A bone noted along dive Muchachos Andy and Rhiannon in Carri’s Loft Off and running the team headed out to the jungle at 8am. At the entrance of one of the smaller roads we …

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First Diving Day

New clearing next to Carri’s Loft Renee communicates there are more tanks… Bob and Kris hydrate and rest Cenote Camilo Dos Muchachos Karl explains “The Venom Extractor” to Kris Morning came very early for the team weary from travel. Our dive plan changed a little bit as did the teams …

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Back In The Saddle Again!

Rhiannon practices azimuth reading Kris enjoys some pico after a long day of travel Fear Factor Akumal style Thank you Villas DeRosa Roberto greets us at the airport Andy reviews dive plan for tomorrow The team arrived safely at Cancun, anticipating new cave and catching up with each other. Returning …

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A Plethora of Catfish

Marissa helps the divers with their gear Renee descends into San Lando Here kitty, kitty…. Karl retrieves a water sample The interns hard at work A young scientist at work Today the team went to Sanlando Spring for bacterial sampling. This small cave system exhibits high flow up through a …

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Rock and roll!!

Karl and Renee prepare for the dive Karl assists Andy with his gear Renee enters the cave Andy collects a water sample from within the cave One of the divers discovers a tiny isopod Renee takes a closer look To obtain the water samples required by the science team, Andrew …

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Dig In…

Andy, Terrence and Renee get ready The main squeeze!! Andy gets a sample from station 5 David, Kris and Bob run their tests Terrence collects bacterial biomass Betsy assists the divers with their tanks Today the team went to Wekiwa Springs, our tasks centered on the smaller of the two …

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Survey at Sanlando

Kris looks on as Andrew adjusts his gear Kris assists with equipment Pretty and clear Sanlando Springs Andrew approaches the entrance Sanlando Springs was the focal point of today’s events. The team met there at around 1pm this afternoon. The mission of the day was cave survey. Prior to entering …

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Plan B

Waterfall at DeLeon Springs A rolling boil The Old Sugar Mill Pancake fun Brittany digs in After another visit to Holler Chevrolet to pick up Renee’s car we met at Amy Giannotti’s new home to rendezvous with the rest of the team. Joining us today were Marissa Williams and Brittany …

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