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Re: Is this a good idea for getting into a cave?

Postby tonyjardine » Apr 4, 2014 2:17 pm

gindling wrote:I think you may be referring to TAG's Finest located behind Walgreens. Is this picture the cave in question? With that lovely orange fencing that the Corp of Engineers likes to put around caves to help us find them!

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Damn man you got it. You have any pics of down in the cave?
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Re: Is this a good idea for getting into a cave?

Postby tonyjardine » Apr 4, 2014 2:21 pm

gindling wrote:I think you may be referring to TAG's Finest located behind Walgreens. Is this picture the cave in question? With that lovely orange fencing that the Corp of Engineers likes to put around caves to help us find them!

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Wow dude you got it. Do you know if it's a cool cave? I assume it goes down to the lake near there. Do you know where I can find pictures of it????
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Re: Is this a good idea for getting into a cave?

Postby gindling » Apr 4, 2014 10:24 pm

That is a picture a friend gave me. I no longer have my TCS Book having moved away but perhaps someone on this forum will speak up about its length and depth.
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Re: Is this a good idea for getting into a cave?

Postby bladerunnerevan » Apr 5, 2014 10:17 pm

How do you get to the ladder? What is the safety rope going to do without having any vertical equipment? But again how do you get to the ladder?
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Re: Is this a good idea for getting into a cave?

Postby tncaver » Apr 6, 2014 8:30 pm

bladerunnerevan wrote:How do you get to the ladder? What is the safety rope going to do without having any vertical equipment? But again how do you get to the ladder?


Right. My point exactly. Accident waiting to happen.
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Re: Is this a good idea for getting into a cave?

Postby gindling » Apr 7, 2014 10:01 am

Could someone look through their TCS and give him the length and depth of the cave? It may satisfy his curiosity until he is able to safely get in there.
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Re: Is this a good idea for getting into a cave?

Postby Extremeophile » Apr 7, 2014 1:25 pm

gindling wrote:Could someone look through their TCS and give him the length and depth of the cave? It may satisfy his curiosity until he is able to safely get in there.

The rather old data I have shows it as 360ft long, 60ft deep, and the entrance pit is 21ft.
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Re: Is this a good idea for getting into a cave?

Postby graveleye » Apr 7, 2014 3:55 pm

doesn't sound like enough to get yourself hurt trying to get into it.
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Re: Is this a good idea for getting into a cave?

Postby tncaver » Apr 7, 2014 5:17 pm

graveleye wrote:doesn't sound like enough to get yourself hurt trying to get into it.

It's 40 feet deep on one side. Ouch.
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Re: Is this a good idea for getting into a cave?

Postby jeffkruse » Apr 8, 2014 10:44 am

Dont you guys think this was an April fools joke?
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Re: Is this a good idea for getting into a cave?

Postby tonyjardine » Apr 8, 2014 3:22 pm

jeffkruse wrote:Dont you guys think this was an April fools joke?


Nope.
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Re: Is this a good idea for getting into a cave?

Postby tonyjardine » Oct 16, 2016 11:44 pm

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Finally got in after all this time, anyone want to see videos of the inside? It seems to have collapsed or something on one side pretty sad actually there's a lot of damage and trash down there I guess from the construction company and other idiots. It pretty much just goes down one passage then that turns into water and goes further it looks like, but we didn't go any further.

Kinda nasty but pretty interesting to see how all the trash down there (even deeper in the cave) is left pretty untouched except by the cave. And in the room where it turns into water there is a ton of this weird mold almost cushiony stuff covering the floor I've never seen anything like it.

If you wanna see the meh-quality videos in the cave let me know ill upload a YouTube video or something.
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Re: Is this a good idea for getting into a cave?

Postby tonyjardine » Oct 16, 2016 11:47 pm

And the previous person in the thread explained to me that there were three different passages, very sad it collapsed so much.
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