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Allen Padgett

Allen Padgett
Captain Allen Padgett is a leader within the National Cave Rescue Commission and is also co-author of “On Rope, North American Vertical Rope Techniques”. He is also a NOLS Wilderness Medicine WUMP graduate and is involved with NOLS Wilderness Medicine’s partner Landmark Learning.

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Real Life Scenario: A Rescue at Ellison's Cave

By Allen Padgett on 8/26/16 8:00 AM

Four experienced cavers were traversing Ellison’s Cave (one of the deepest caves in the lower 48 States) when, in the middle of the mountain, one of the party slipped and fell about 30 to 40 feet down a hole. When his buddies got no response after calling down to their friend, one left to get help while the other two stayed behind.

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Topics: Alumni, wilderness medicine, NOLS Wilderness Medicine, Wilderness Medicine