said they were interested in getting down to 300 ft where the lead seam was mined.
The group of nine cavers
had entered Otter Hole Cave, at the River Wye, near Chepstow, at around midday on Tuesday and were 750 metres inside at Mendipian Way when Laura fell and seriously injured her back and pelvis.
UP AND OUT: Severn Area Rescue Association place injured caver
Laura Trowbridge onto their rescue boat after she was pulled from Otter Hole Cave; Pictures: Rob Norman
But they were experienced cavers
but these things can still happen and it can be treacherous and we didn't expect to get them to safety so soon.
SIX rescued British cavers
at the centre of a political dispute were taken to an immigration detention centre for questioning yesterday as politicians accused them of violating Mexican sovereignty.
TWO CAVERS died in an underground flood as they desperately tried to escape water rising around them.
Dave and fellow cavers
discovered the entrance to Titan had been blocked by rocks.
The entrance to one cave, for example, required wriggling for 90 minutes through a tube just large enough to accommodate a caver
-- Vice President, Risk Management -- Thomas D.
The experienced caver
,from Taunton,Somerset, was carried 750m on a stretcher through mud and slippery rocks to the cave entrance by a chain of rescue workers who worked tirelessly through the night and day.
A BRITISH caver
locked in a Mexican detention centre claimed yesterday that he and his team had been used as "political pawns".
THE mother of a rescued caver
being held in Mexico said yesterday: "My son is no 007".
Five Sides Of The Bags Heat Sealed And Top Caver
To Be Supplied Loose Apart.
Madrid, Ramadan 4, 1436, Jun 21, 2015, SPA -- Emergency services in Spain's northeastern region of Catalonia say they have deployed 40 rescue experts to extricate an injured caver
from deep underground.
But Virues's cousin Victor Rengel told TVE that the deceased lawyer and father-of-two was an "experienced" caver
who had even taken part in rescue operations.