Equipment Reviews

Equipment Reviews

Suunto KB-14
Suunto KB-14 with declination adjusment
Last year I bought a Suunto KB-14/360D with a focusable bezel and declination adjustment. The compass had a few serious design flaws as far as the caving consumer is concerned. <read more>
Fiberglass survey tapes and laser range finders
In the course of two years of expeditions, the club has used a number of different survey tapes. They tend to need replacing about every three months. There are a number of different factors to take into account when chosing a survey tape. <read more>
Survey books
Rite in the Rain #340 Cruiser's Transit Book: My favorite thus far. It has a 10x10 to the inch grid, with 0.5 inch accents and 160 pages. The cover is very durable, the stitching lasts, and the pages are waterproof. <read more>