Caving

G.O. 112 – Justin Pugh

G.O. 112 – Justin Pugh is On Rope Justin Pugh’s childhood outdoor experiences were minimal. This began to change while attending university in Florida where he discovered the secret realm of urban exploration. Urbex was his initial gateway to the outdoors—a doorway that exploded open after moving to California and joining a camping trip in…

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G.O. 094 – EC Moe

G.O. 094 – Chasing Water With EC Moe When not dressed as a cow for the Butter and Eggs Parade, a young EC spent her time hiking, swimming, and camping. Serendipitous moments in her adulthood introduced her to new passions: caving, canyoneering, and diving. She and a sick Jason met one morning to discuss her…

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G.O. 078 – Tiffany Nardico

G.O. 078 – Capturing Adventure With Tiffany Nardico Previously a fashionista, Tiffany Nardico’s live changed drastically after a chance encounter on a Zion shuttle bus introduced her to canyoneering. Her budding photography career shifted towards adventure sports. She now travels the U.S. in her van capturing adventures and expeditions in the recesses of the Earth…

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G.O. 073 – Adam Haydock

G.O. 073 – Earth Astronaut Adam Haydock Adam Haydock’s intent was to become a state trooper, but circumstance shifted his path into dive rescue ultimately leading him to exploration. He now journeys into the depths of the Earth and its bodies of water as an expedition caver, photographer, canyoneer, and divemaster. Adam and Jason met…

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G.O. 065 – Jen Hopper

G.O. 065 – Jen Hopper’s Road to Mentorship A badly organized backpacking trip at age 14 triggered an enthusiasm for adventure in Jen Hopper. As an adult, she left the confines of a laboratory to pursue the wonders of nature. An accomplished caver, climber, SAR member, and explorer, she also shares the outdoors with students…

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G.O. 055 – Caving

G.O. 055 – Roundtable: Caving Subterranean travel is an intriguing pursuit filled with its own rewards and challenges. Jason discusses the world of caving with four accomplished participants: Dav, Jen, Jerry, and Karl. They delve into how, why, responsibilities, dealing with the environment, managing human waste, finding unexplored caves, and a multitude of other questions….

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G.O. 041 – David Angel

G.O. 041 – Dav Underground ft. David Angel Doing “nerdy stuff with computers” eventually lead David Angel to a corner of the internet where he was introduced to subterranean exploration. Soon he was a member of the Southern California Grotto, a caving group. Despite witnessing a tragedy on his first outing, he became more involved…

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G.O. 032 – Luca Chiarabini

G.O. 032 – Legal Italian Alien, Luca Chiarabini Italian software developer, Luca Chiarabini prefers a life chasing adventures. His habitats of choice are dark damp caves or thundering, cascading rivers. Luca passionately believes in sharing the outdoors with others and does so by documenting unestablished areas, placing new canyon routes, designing software for outdoor exploration,…

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G.O. 004 – Scott Swaney

G.O. 004 – 99 Lives of Scott Swaney Scott Swaney is the Chuck Norris of Southern California. At 67 years old, he is still going strong despite his penchant to get himself into trouble. He is a lifer—one of those outdoorsmen who has stuck with exploratory pursuits for many decades and doesn’t intend to stop….

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