Daily Archives: September 1, 2016


Tie offs should never put anyone at risk — including you!

Tie offsThe other day I observed a DPV diver exiting Devil’s Ear. He had made his primary tie off on the log and his secondary tie off just below above the start of the chimney floor. As he exited, he severely jammed his reel and had 15 feet of slack line he was trying to get under control to keep himself and my group from becoming entangled. He was lucky he did not entangle himself and others.

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