Primož Jakopin, photo diary

Najdena jama / NewFound Cave
Veteran's Day, May 25, 2013
53 pictures

Images are 533 x 800 or 400 x 267 pixels in size, numbers in front of picture descriptions are serial numbers of the originals (2048 x 3072 pixels). Full names of persons in the pictures: Fofer - Andrej Puc, Andrej Baraga, Uroš Kunaver, Modrc - Janez Modrijan, Jure - Jurij Kunaver, Diana Grublješić, Diba - Matic Di Batista, Garmin - Tomaž Krajnc, Jerica - Aleksandra Privšek, Pipistrel - Primož Presetnik, Matej Blatnik, Primož in Petra, Rupnik, Marjan Baričič, Ðuro - Jure Košutnik, Marko Horvat, Klok - Primož Jakopin, Manč - Marjan Juvan, Metod Di Batista, član Giovanni - Janez Vengar, Miha Vengar, Jozl - Jože Pirnat, Lanko - Franc Marušič, Bina Bergant and Žodor Marušič.

All pictures photo and copyright (c) Primož Jakopin 2013, except those with author details in picture descriptions.


 

Early in the morning


 


 
17541. Breakfast to start the day: bulgur porridge with ground poppy seeds, pears, bananas, grated apples and soaked cranberries

 
 
 
 

Baldahin / Baldachine - the pit below the entrance


 


 
17543. Fofer, Andrej, Uroš and Modrc in the room below the entrance

 
 
 
 


 
17544. Jure, three weeks to hit 80, is struggling down the slope on wire rope ladder, secured by Metod

 
 
 
 


 
17546. Diana on the rope, in action

 
 
 
 


 
17547. Diana on the rope, relaxing

 
 
 
 


 
17550. Diana and Diba below the shaft

 
 
 
 

The passage to Ičotov rov / Ičo Gallery


 

Part of the excursion group took the longer and more difficult route through cave's main gallery, Piparski rov / Piparji Gallery to another entrance, Krastača / Toad Cave


 


 
17551. The rain poured from every crevice, even in unusual places such as this passage

 
 
 
 


 
17552. Diba, through the lens sprinkled with raindrops

 
 
 
 


 
17553. Uroš, son of Jure

 
 
 
 


 
17554. Diana

 
 
 
 


 
17555. Garmin and Jerica

 
 
 
 


 
17556. Pipistrel

 
 
 
 


 
17557. Matej

 
 
 
 

Dvorana Fofrove jeze / The Hall where Fofer Got Angry


 

The excursion was dedicated to 50th anniversary of the breakthrough discovery in the cave, which followed after the breaking of Radeščkova pasaža / Rado Radešček Squeeze, and so the majority of the cavers proceeded through the now little visited part of the cave, over Platke shaft, above Velika štirna / Great Well Lake to Hansov k. / Hans Stalactite - Stalagmite Pair and back to Baldahin / Baldachine through Ičotov rov / Ičo Gallery


 


 
17558. Član Giovanni, Fofer and Modrc

 
 
 
 


 
17559. Modrc at the exit of the once famous squeeze, Marjan in the background

 
 
 
 


 
17560. Marjan

 
 
 
 


 
17563. Petra and Primož

 
 
 
 


 
17561. Petra and Primož, smiling

 
 
 
 


 
17564. Ðuro

 
 
 
 


 
17565. Marko

 
 
 
 


 
17566. Klok, photo by Primož Rupnik

 
 
 
 


 
17567. Fofer

 
 
 
 


 
17568. Član Giovanni had a very special czech carbide lamp

 
 
 
 


 
17569. Manč

 
 
 
 


 
17570. Metod

 
 
 
 


 
17571. Član Giovanni

 
 
 
 


 
17572. Miha

 
 
 
 


 
17573. Član Giovanni on the edge of Platke / Plates shaft

 
 
 
 


 
17575. Nude Devil - cave art - the clay sculpture is about 40 cm high

 
 
 
 


 
17576. Marjan on the ladder

 
 
 
 


 
17577. Marjan on the quick mud trail

 
 
 
 

Hansov k(apnik) / Hans Stalactite - Stalagmite Pair


 


 
17579. Cavers at the most famous flowstone formation in the cave

 
 
 
 


 
17578. Petra and Miha at the gap, which gets narrower by 1 mm per year

 
 
 
 


 
17580. Jozl

 
 
 
 


 
17581. Jure

 
 
 
 


 
17582. Andrej

 
 
 
 

Return through Ičotov rov / Ičo Gallery


 


 
17583. Andrej, Metod and Fofer on the narrow ridge that separates two pits, available light, raindrops

 
 
 
 


 
17584. As 17583, flash

 
 
 
 


 
17585. Manč, Metod and Jure below the cliff

 
 
 
 


 
17586. Metod securing Jure on the ladder

 
 
 
 


 
17587. Metod, Jure and Modrc above the shaft

 
 
 
 


 
17588. Water, sprinkling as a curtain of a small chamber, below the Baldahin / Baldachine

 
 
 
 

On the forest clearing, not far from cave entrance


 


 
17589. Žodor and Bina, bright

 
 
 
 


 
17590. Žodor and Bina, in the green

 
 
 
 


 
17591. The Marušič family

 
 
 
 


 
17592. Jozl climbing up the cave entrance

 
 
 
 

Jurček / Hexagonal wooden gazeebo above Kališka cesta / Kališka forest road


 


 
17593. Open fire warmed the spirits up in the rainy day

 
 
 
 


 
17594. Lush greenery to the south

 
 
 
 


 
17595. Two storey cake for the 50th anniversary of the breakthrough discovery in the cave

 
 
 
 


 
17596. The main course was ghoulash with polenta

 
 
 
 

Kališka cesta / Kališka forest road


 


 
17597. Forest after the rain

 
 
 
 


 
17598. The road, view east

 
 
 
 

Late in the day


 


 
17599. Sunset over the Ljubljansko barje / Ljubljana Marshes, as seen from Laze, Kamnik pod Krimom

 
 
 
 



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