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Ellison's Through Trip Information

Postby ilike2wander » Apr 19, 2018 4:38 pm

Hey everyone!
I'm leading a large TAG trip here in early June. We always choose a larger drop for the last day of our trip. This time we are going to descend Ellison's. I have 12 to 14 that will be going to the cave, so we are going to attempt a through trip. Half of the crew has previously done fantastic, though nobody has done a through trip, let alone done the incredible side.

I have coordinates to both entrances, and a map for the fantastic side. What I could really use is some good insite/directions from someone who has previously completed a through trip? I have read several trip reports, though they were short of lacking in information regarding the incredible side of the cave.

Would someone be kind enough to help me out with how to go about rigging the incredible side, as well as the route between the two drops to include the North Pole, South Pole, and Angels Paradise rooms?

Thank you!
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Re: Ellison's Through Trip Information

Postby bennettbike » Apr 22, 2018 7:55 am

Its pretty easy to find the bolts for each drop, and just follow the water flow out of the main giant room, you crawl right under a giant wall of rock.

The issue will be crossing the cave, I have only been to the top of incredible but not to the bottom. I would love to cross this.
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Re: Ellison's Through Trip Information

Postby bennettbike » Apr 22, 2018 7:58 am

My friend made a great video and is very detailed, let me get the link. For the fantasric side. Ill post the link today.
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Re: Ellison's Through Trip Information

Postby bennettbike » Apr 22, 2018 8:14 am

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Re: Ellison's Through Trip Information

Postby ilike2wander » Apr 22, 2018 5:41 pm

Thank you BennetMike, Now I will just need to figure out how to conquer the bottom portion between the drops. I assumed the drops were pretty obvious being as it would follow the steam. I just would rather lug the right amount of gear to the top of that mountain and not run into any surprises. There's nothing worse than having to ascend back out and hike to the cars for extra rigging gear.
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Re: Ellison's Through Trip Information

Postby Chads93GT » Apr 29, 2018 3:13 pm

The guy in that video of Incredible pit........................................

Nevermind.
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