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Elevation Season 2 – Ep#1: “Sixty” – Cave Rappelling in New Mexico

The NMD team descends into cave Sixty. Using single rope technique, and a well-lit multi-cam rig, the team rappels into a new cave in the Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Elevation season 2 – Episode 1: Sixty Directed and edited by Mike Ward and Dan Otero Camera by: Mike Ward, Justin Marley, and Dan Otero Featuring … Continue reading »

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Elevation Episode 1 – Fifty

Rappelling into their 50th cave, the New Mexico Digital crew begins the Elevation series with Episode 1:  Fifty.  (YouTube Full Elevation Series) This spring 2012 trip focused on vertical SRT rope-work, and featured Yancy Jubal taking photos with his nifty Canon 60D DSLR.    The NMD team of Mike, DanO, and Justin worked with Phyllis … Continue reading »

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Elevation episode 2 – Dos Cuevas (two caves)

Elevation: Episode 2 – Dos Cuevas (two caves) Join the New Mexico Underground (NMU) team as they hike to a remote location at about 9,000′ elevation. They explore 2 nearby caves and do some rope work, rappelling, ascending, and documenting underground. Release date: 3/3/13 Total running time: 14 min Produced by New Mexico Digital Directed … Continue reading »

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Rope work and rappelling in southern New Mexico – 4/1/12

Here’s a custom gallery of photos from NMU’s trip to southern New Mexico. We camped near a cliff and took the opportunity to get some bonus rope practice happening.  To our surprise we found some empty Cliff Swallow nests made of mud. Cliff swallow nests are made up of 900-1200 mud pellets. They are a … Continue reading »

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