2013 was a big year for the New Mexico Digital crew. Here are the stats: Year End Stats 2013 2012 2011 Biking Miles 926 720 320 Hiking Miles 89 94 60 Camp Nights 28 28 22 Caves 12 10 4 Hot Springs 12 5 5 Biking Miles – 926. The attached map shows a detail … Continue reading
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
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
The New Mexico Underground suggested vertical cave gear list, based off of Stalagmike’s current rig (3/2012). Caving suit (FDS) Helmet Headlamps (3 minimum) Video spot light: Brinkman lithium Gloves Multi-tool Garmin GPS—surface only Primary caving pack First aid kit Vertical pack Harness bag Boots Kneepads Caving harness (GGG) Petzl Croll ascender with adjustable chest harness … Continue reading
J-Mar’s 2011 highlight reel. (YouTube) “The year in review. Some locations left intentionally vague for reasons of conservation.” All footage and images shot on location, in 2011, by Justin Marley – Camera 3. All video editing, motion and audio by Justin Marley.