Tips for Urban Explorers
The hazards of Urban Exploration are many.

Even though you aren't up to anything illegal or unethical, if you're out adventuring, you're probably going to look suspicious.  As a result, you really need to be careful about being spotted by cops or "citizens on patrol" who will call the cops, and just waste valuable resources and your time questioning you instead of preventing actual crimes.  You also have to be careful of wildlife, particularly of the homeless variety.  I'm not saying they're bad, but you don't want to take any chances.

I know that based on all the fun stuff on this site that it looks like I've done over the years, it is easy to get the impression that I am really gung ho about a lot of things, but I don't charge in very often.  There are things I want to do that I will think about incessantly.  However, I am always careful.  It isn't by accident that in all our explorations we have never been 1) caught doing something stupid or illegal or 2) injured.

As such, here are some tips to follow when adventuring.



Safety

Stealth

Technique

Photography

Finding tunnels

Research

Misc.

Got tips?  Share the wealth (of knowledge, that is) and write me.

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