I ended up waiting there with a Romanian caver
who'd already been through Humpleau.
are people who like to explore "wild caves".
CRASHED: The wrecked plane on farmland at Burton Green and, right, rescuers free trapped caver
Laura Collins at Dan-yr-Ogof
His team have now completed a man-made shaft which allows cavers
to abseil down in to the cave, saving them a challenging five-hour underground journey.
In the summer months, Cavers
Fellows come from around the country to work at CLF on issues ranging from renewable energy and public transit to water pollution and fisheries management.
For instance, some of the walls in New Mexico's Lechuguilla Cave are coated with guarly bumps of various sizes, a type of formation that cavers
have nicknamed popcorn.
The Axemen came out hard against the Cavers
, using Richey's hot hand to take an 11-1 lead late in the first quarter.
THE STORY A group of women cavers
find themselves trapped in the Appalachian Mountains where they are attacked by half-human subterranean creatures with a taste for human flesh.
Desperate to study the caves for new life forms, the biologists hire experienced cavers
Jack (Cole Hauser) and Tyler (Eddie Cibrian) to lead an expedition deep beneath the earth.
However, above ground, the story of the trapped British cavers
began to create a storm in the local media.
THE British cavers
held by Mexican authorities after being rescued from a flooded cavern are looking forward to flying home today after what they claim has been a weekend of ``bureaucratic incompetence and inefficiency''.
HAVE TRADITIONALLY been a tight-lipped bunch, relying on secrecy to protect our favorite retreats, the ages of which are measured in tens or hundreds of millennia and which--despite origins in rock--are often fragile.
The story grips you from the very beginning and opens your eyes to the full extent of what cavers
try, and manage, to accomplish.
must be extremely careful while exploring.
Things can go wrong, so cavers
have rules to safeguard themselves and the cave.