ARE YOU READY FOR A WALK ON THE DARK SIDE?
Cloud 9 Ranch has some twenty plus wild caves within our borders. Ranch members are welcome to embrace their wild side and explore the Ranch Cave System.
Cave exploring is a beneficial way to reach your outdoor adventure goals. This pleasurable experience allows participants the ability to embrace nature from the inside out.
Safe Caving Tips:
Caves are inherently treacherous and even at times dangerous environments. Be aware that you are cave exploring at your own risk.
Have the proper equipment. Take a reliable light source and extra batteries as a precaution.
Wear Appropriate clothing to protect against cuts and abrasions.
Wear shoes that are secure to your feet. Sandals, Flip-Flops and other loose fitting shoes are not acceptable.
Some cave ceilings are low, caving helmets will help to protect you from bumping your head in these areas.
Never Cave Alone.
Basic Caving Rules:
Bring only water into the cave
Wear appropriate clothing and shoes.
Carry Out what you Carry In
Always stay with your group.
Know your physical limits.
Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but carefully placed footprints, and kill nothing but time!