Caving is an inherently dangerous activity and the cave environment
is characterized by a number of dangers which include, but are not
limited to: cold temperatures, confined spaces, potential flooding,
hazardous and exposed climbing, open pits, entrapment, diseases,
and wild animals. There are other dangers not listed in the previous
sentence and, in case of accident or injury, adequate medical assistance
may not be available for an indeterminate period of time. It is
incumbent on each person to take responsibility for their own safety
and to seek out appropriate instruction and training from qualified
groups or individuals before entering a cave.
Material on this site is presented as information for the consideration
of knowledgeable and experienced cave explorers only. Cavers are
solely responsible for their safety in caves, and this site works
the same way. This site does not provide instruction on cave exploration
techniques or safety. This information may or may not be accurate
and/or safe. It may lead to equipment damage, monetary loss, injury,
or death. There may be hidden hazards that arise only under certain
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