Who we are. . .

Jeff Uhl and Mike Artz have partnered and Seven Bends was created on February 1, 2013. Jeff is the CEO; Mike Vice President in charge of manufacturing in addition to Research and Development.

Jeff began caving and climbing in the early 70's. He has been involved in major caving explorations in Burnsville Cove, VA and in both Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic. Jeff has climbed in Seneca, the Gunks, New River Gorge and Cathedral Ledge. He is currently making a living managing his own civil engineering business and is the CEO of Seven Bends.

Mike began caving and climbing in the 70's.  He has been involved in major caving explorations in Burnsville Cove, VA. He has climbed in Yosemite, Joshua Tree, Seneca and New River Gorge where he put up many routes. He is currently making a living as a certified land surveyor and is the Vice President of Seven Bends.

Both Jeff and Mike are lifetime members of the Butler Cave Conservation Society.
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