Primož Jakopin, photo diary

Najdena jama cave
November 19, 2014, 18 pictures

Numbers in front of the photo descriptions are the serial numbers of the original images. Full names of participating persons: Igor Maksim Košir - Ičo, Metod di Batista, Marjan Juvan - Manč and Janez Kanoni - Žan.
Photo and copyright (c) Primož Jakopin 2014.


Below the Baldahin / Baldachine


23454. Ičo on the flowstone slope, Žan and Manč in the distance



23455. Manč at the rope, followed by Žan and Metod



Ičotov rov tunnel


23456. Manč tying the rope to the hole in the stone for securing the vertical jump



23457. Ičo in the upper section of the tunnel he discovered, Žan and Metod



23460. Ičo, Metod, Manč and Žan on the final traverse above the Piparski rov tunnel



Piparski rov tunnel


23462. The passage from Piparski rov tunnel to Stopnišče / Staircase and further on to flooded Velika štirna / Grand Fountain and its lake which was the photo target of this excursion, normally dry, was flooded; water level was approximately 2 m below the highest observed water table. So the mission had to end here. On the picture: View south to the flooded passage to Stopnišče / Staircase, Manč



23463. Kamin naših cen chimney from the opposite side of the Piparski rov tunnel, Manč; painting with light



23464. The same scene with diminished front illumination



23465. Metod, Manč, Žan and Ičo



Ičotov rov tunnel


23466. Above the final traverse, Ičo and Manč



23467. Above the final traverse, Ičo, Metod, Manč and Žan



23468. Naive cave art on the side shelf



23469. Ičo struggling to get over the vertical jump, Manč, Žan and Metod below him, photographer's right boot above him



23470. Ičo at the artificial entrance to the tunnel, named after him



Return to the cave entrance


23471. Manč assisting Ičo putting on the climbing belt, Metod and Žan



23472. Žan in the cave entrance



23474. Žan, Ičo, Metod and Manč at the cave entrance



23473. The last sun rays of the day peeking through the February-2014-sleet battered spruce forest



  Skednena jama Cave, November 14  

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