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Devils – Grand Tour Setup

Dive Time– 66min Total, 62min dive time
In Water– 3:51pm
Out Water– 4:57pm
Breathing Gas– 32% Travel / 100% Deco
Max Depth– 104ft
Visibility– 150ft+
Water Temp– 72deg
Deco Schedule: 1-40ft / 1-30ft / 2-20ft

Notes:
Dove with Michael Gibby to do a setup dive for our midnight dive.  Placed jump @ the Expressway Tunnel, about p600ft on mainline off to the right.  The expressway is a marked jump on the right of the two lines that you’ll see just to the right of the double arrows…the left is the mud tunnel.  About half way through the expressway, there’s a marked jump off to the right, which we took.  Be sure to drop an arrow or non directional marker for yourself if you take this route, as the arrows all point towards junction rock, which is technically the fastest way out, but not an option since you haven’t verified that the line is in tact, and there wouldn’t be a continuous guideline leading to the surface anyways, as that’s a jump off of mainline.  From there, we got on the big/bone room line.  We continued to the mainline, where we left the reels in place.  I was nearing 1/3rds, so I dropped a cookie and thumbed the dive right at mainline and exited the path that we entered, with only a light decompression requirement for exiting.

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Devils- Sherwood Split

Dive Time– 96 Minutes Runtime
In Water– 8:19pm
Out Water– 10:16pm
Breathing Gas– 32% Travel / 100% Deco
Max Depth– 99ft
Visibility– 150ft+
Water Temp– 72F.)
Deco Schedule: 1min-50ft / 1min-40ft / 3min-30ft / 13min-20ft(o2)

Notes:
Dove with Jeff Marchand.  Same stage planning as always, 100psi off turn pressure, and half +200psi on the stage.  I placed the jump to Hill 400.  We stopped and placed a jump reel in the Wormhole so we could hit that on the way back, and then I lead to the siphon tunnel jump, installed that, and then installed the jump to double lines.  I then followed Jeff up until the Sherwood split jump, where we only made it about 100ft (not quite to the first T) before I had to call the dive on gas.  We looked around on the way back, dropping cookies around passages that we think might go further, but didn’t explore very far back into there.  On the way back we went down wormhole, and then hurried out of the cave to limit deco, as I had to get home to do some work. First dive with my TLS350 and Weezle undergarments, and I was surprisingly warm!

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