Off to Nevada


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Nevada

For the next seven days my daytime posting is going to be spotty, as I will be in some remote areas of Nevada working on an on-going Forest Service project to inventory and survey caves in an area in the northeastern area of the state. The project is mostly over, but as I have surveyed, sketched, and done the cartography for many eastern U.S. caves, the guy running the project asked if I would be interested in participating. Interested? I was thrilled.

Though we will be in a somewhat remote area, I still hope to post periodically during the week, not only about the usual topics but also about some of the caves we will have surveyed, some of which are rarely visited. I will also try to post some pictures of the spectacular country we expect to visit. (The photo on the right was provided to me by Tom Gilleland, who is running the project.) Stay tuned.

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3 comments

  • jwing

    Sounds like you are going to really be in your element. Happy speluncking!

  • wodun

    Awesome, sounds like a lot of fun. Looking forward to your updates from the field.

  • steve mac

    I’ve prowled around some of that country and it is pretty remote. One can easily spend several days and not see another human. This time of year the rattly snakes are moving around a little as its not too hot nor is it too cold, keep an “eye peeled”.

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