Surveying caves is now a piece of cake for us thanks to the donation of Idea Wild! Now we can create maps of the caves that we discover way faster thanks to the DistoX laser distance meter, upgraded with a compass. Usually taking measurements is a long and exhausting process, which requires many hours inside a cave. With the DistoX we spend less time which saves us energy and more important – we do not disturb bats! Drawing is also a lot easier now when we replaced the paper and pencil with an android tablet (donation from my Mom, thanks, Mom!). We already used the device to teach cave mapping techniques during a field course and can’t wait to start the new field season in Costa Rica.