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  Topic: Caving Gear
jasonbx

Replies: 2
Views: 41714

PostForum: Caving General Discussion and Questions   Posted: Wed Jul 24, 2013 9:23 pm   Subject: Caving Gear
Glad to hear there is somebody local for Lost Creek.
  Topic: Matching up geologic maps with GPS?
jasonbx

Replies: 3
Views: 20340

PostForum: Caving General Discussion and Questions   Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 9:32 am   Subject: Matching up geologic maps with GPS?
After several discussions via email, I have several people that think it can be done. Limiting factor sounds like getting the correct GIS files and converting it to a system that is useful. And then d ...
  Topic: Cave mapping future is ever closer
jasonbx

Replies: 0
Views: 15505

PostForum: Caving General Discussion and Questions   Posted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 4:49 pm   Subject: Cave mapping future is ever closer
Had run across this article recently. http://www.surveyequipment.com/news/article/australian-scientists-develop-3d-cave-surveying-system-188305.html

Which leads me to find this youtube video: (Watc ...
  Topic: Matching up geologic maps with GPS?
jasonbx

Replies: 3
Views: 20340

PostForum: Caving General Discussion and Questions   Posted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 12:55 pm   Subject: Matching up geologic maps with GPS?
When ridgewalking, it would be nice to have a roughly defined border to look in. It seems like a geologic map of the appropriate limestone layers should be able to export to a GPS file somehow. (I hav ...
  Topic: Prioritizing cave leads/projects?
jasonbx

Replies: 0
Views: 13666

PostForum: Caving General Discussion and Questions   Posted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 12:49 pm   Subject: Prioritizing cave leads/projects?
Does anybody have a system they use to prioritize cave leads or projects? I have half a dozen leads I want to follow up on this summer, all in different directions.

A few choices are easy. Hot dese ...
  Topic: Utah Caver Publication ideas
jasonbx

Replies: 2
Views: 17771

PostForum: Caving General Discussion and Questions   Posted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 2:58 pm   Subject: Utah Caver Publication ideas
There have been some involved comments regarding what to do with the Utah Caver publication going forward. They are getting harder to track and deal with in the email based discussion. I have proposed ...
  Topic: Utah Caver Photo Contest
jasonbx

Replies: 1
Views: 15419

PostForum: Caving General Discussion and Questions   Posted: Wed Jan 27, 2010 10:52 pm   Subject: Utah Caver Photo Contest
There will be a prize awarded for the best pictures submitted to the Utah Caver for the upcoming publication. There is a limit of one entry per person, with voting to come from grotto members after t ...
  Topic: Quarterly/Semiannual presentations
jasonbx

Replies: 1
Views: 16054

PostForum: Caving General Discussion and Questions   Posted: Wed Jan 27, 2010 10:43 pm   Subject: Quarterly/Semiannual presentations
Location ideas:

Library's in SL county or Utah county. We already have some connections that could be followed up on. Limiting factor is usually a hard cutoff time of having to be out before 9:0 ...
  Topic: Quarterly/Semiannual presentations
jasonbx

Replies: 1
Views: 16054

PostForum: Caving General Discussion and Questions   Posted: Wed Jan 27, 2010 10:34 pm   Subject: Quarterly/Semiannual presentations
It has been discussed having each grotto host at least one larger presentation per year. These would be items of interest to the cavers statewide, and planned well in advance for scheduling purposes. ...
  Topic: Your Story.....(and suggestions)
jasonbx

Replies: 1
Views: 17442

PostForum: Caving General Discussion and Questions   Posted: Wed Jan 27, 2010 1:05 pm   Subject: Your Story.....(and suggestions)
(This is probably on the longer end of what I'm really looking for, but had some time to simply write, and kept on going.)

I had some incidental caving opportunities prior to finding the Grottos in ...
  Topic: Your Story.....(and suggestions)
jasonbx

Replies: 1
Views: 17442

PostForum: Caving General Discussion and Questions   Posted: Tue Jan 26, 2010 2:07 pm   Subject: Your Story.....(and suggestions)
This topic is an "Introduce yourself" list, ideally with a few extra pieces of information.

I am working on a couple of ideas for redesigning websites, helping new people find the grotto's, etc. I ...
  Topic: Rope lengths
jasonbx

Replies: 10
Views: 47261

PostForum: Caving General Discussion and Questions   Posted: Wed Dec 30, 2009 5:42 pm   Subject: Rope lengths
My experience after a few years of playing with ropes of different lengths: (All 11mm Pit Rope)

100' covers many of the basic drops, and is a small enough bundle you don't mind hauling it for a han ...
  Topic: What should we do with this forum?
jasonbx

Replies: 3
Views: 21263

PostForum: Caving General Discussion and Questions   Posted: Wed Dec 30, 2009 4:57 pm   Subject: What should we do with this forum?
I like the idea of keeping this forum, but am not sure how to promote it being used more actively. Low participation is the only issue I have with the forum.

(And low participation leads to people ...
  Topic: Consolidating the Grotto's?
jasonbx

Replies: 0
Views: 14549

PostForum: Caving General Discussion and Questions   Posted: Thu Oct 01, 2009 11:13 pm   Subject: Consolidating the Grotto's?
Any thoughts on consolidating the Utah Grottos in some way?

Looking for any thoughts or ideas. It gets discussed frequently in side conversations on trips and after meetings, lets get some of the p ...
  Topic: Trip ideas for Summer/Fall 2009?
jasonbx

Replies: 3
Views: 21352

PostForum: Salt Lake Grotto   Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2009 10:21 am   Subject: Trip ideas for Summer/Fall 2009?
There have also been requests for help mapping caves in Soapstone and Tony Grove. Best before snow falls, given the high elevations.

Several projects out in the Great Basin ranges, I'm stalling on ...
 
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