Two of Britain’s most proficient cave divers recently completed the formidable challenge of a full traverse from one end of the Three Counties cave complex to the other. The newly elected chair of the British Caving Association Russell Myers tells us the story of this incredible achievement. The Traverse – conception and planning On September…
New research by academics from the University of Leicester and the British Museum, working with colleagues from the British Geological Survey and Cambridge University, outlines the science behind the largest concentration of indigenous pre-Columbian rock art in the Caribbean. Exploration and surveys of around 70 cave systems — part of an interdisciplinary study of past…
Cheddar Gorge has now reopened to traffic – just days after the road was badly damaged by severe weather and flooding. The B3135 through the Gorge was first closed on Sunday afternoon when water, mud and rock began to pour off neighbouring land, turning the road into a river and making it unsafe for vehicles….
Back in the winter of 2012/13 Cheddar Gorge flooded, damaging the road, and had to be closed for several months, until it dried out and the road could be repaired. In order to help prevent further events like that, cavers from the Charterhouse Caving Company Ltd worked in conjunction with the landowners, Somerset Wildlife Trust…
Follow along with cave divers as they explore Sweden’s Dolinsjö Cave as part of the 2016 Bjurälven Expedition.
Members of south-central Idaho’s Silver Sage Grotto have teamed up with their states Department of Fish and Game to count bats and place temperature and humidity recorders.
Deep in the basement of the University of Minnesota, Star Tribune reporter Sarah Barker caught up with curious caver/geologist Dr. Nick Seaton.
Learn about the geological features of England’s Ogof Ffynnon Ddu National Nature Reserve with Dr. Keith Ball, a retired British Geological Survey geologist and life-long speleologist.
Visit inside Billinghurst Cave, a large underwater sea cave along the coast of Malta that has very little natural light thanks to a dip in the middle.
Police are investigating at a Kentucky sinkhole after a human skull was spotted inside on Tuesday.
Visit inside a recently discovered underwater cave covered with bacterial straws and webs, which rain down on the divers with every exhalation.
Folks are encouraged to try caving, the ultimate activity for those with a sense of adventure, in a recent article in The Telegraph.
Watch as a group of young cavers explore Tennessee’s Hang Em’ High Cave during a past Sewanee Mountain Cave Fest event.