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vacant minds
11-24-2008, 04:55 PM
What are your must have's that are attached to your person?

1. climbing harness
2. xft rope
3. headlamp
4. flashlight (s)
5. helmet
6. ???????

brian10x
11-25-2008, 07:01 PM
What are your must have's that are attached to your person?

1. climbing harness
2. xft rope
3. headlamp
4. flashlight (s)
5. helmet
6. ???????

1- Too old and fat to climb. (sigh)
2- Too much rope and I'll just hang myself.
3- Always a good flashlight and a backup if I remember.
4- Always armed to the teeth.
5-Water.
6-Cash. In case the gun don't work.

Stuartx09
11-25-2008, 08:29 PM
Absolute must have's in a mine or cave:

1 HELMET
2 headlamp
3 backup flashlight
4 sturdy boots
5 first aid kit

Then if you want to do some of the trickier stuff you will want:

1 Harness with gear (biners, ascenders, etc..)
2 Static rope
3 Webbing
4 An experienced guide to show you how to use all the tricky stuff :)

A good mine exploration safety article:
http://mojaveunderground.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=4