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NUTTY PUTTY CAVE EQUIPMENT LIST

In an effort to stop unprepared cavers from entering the Nutty Putty Cave, Tour Leaders should ensure that each participant is properly equipped.

The following is a list of required and recommended gear for groups and individuals entering the Nutty Putty Cave. Groups entering the Blowhole cave and the Rabbit Trap caves will need to be experienced and equipped for vertical drops of up to 45 feet. Vertical caving requires a much longer list of equipment that will not be discussed here.

NUTTY PUTTY REQUIRED EQUIPMENT

Per the Cave Management Plan, each caver is REQUIRED to have:

  1. Helmet
  2. Helmet mounted light source
  3. Extra dependable light sources
  4. Proper footwear
  5. Proper clothing
NUTTY PUTTY RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT
  1. First aid kit
  2. 15 ft hand line
  3. Maps for each caver
  4. Compass for each caver
  5. Water
  6. Pee bottle
  7. Whistle
  8. Power snack
  9. Camera
  10. Positive attitude

ABOVE GROUND: A cell phone is highly recommended so that you can call for help if needed.

The rest of your list should come from your training and experience.  Enjoy your trip!
 
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