Primož Jakopin, photo diary

Approaching High Mountain, -1000 m Caves
Mt. Kanin Encounters

December 26, 2016, 24 pictures

Most images are approximately 683 x 1024 pixels in size, numbers in front of picture descriptions are serial numbers of the original photo files. Events participants who contributed to the making of these pictures: Robert Rehar, Karín Rutar, Matej Blatnik, Aja Zamolo, Mitja Prelovšek - Čot, Lovel Kukuljan and Dino Grozić.

All the pictures photo and copyright (c) Primož Jakopin - Klok 2016.


V Brezno pod žičnico (BPŽ) / To Pit Cave Under the Cableway


33561. Robert and Karin at the roadside, below the mountain



33565. Karin and Robert at 2.200 m a. s. l.



33567. Karin, a caver from Čadrg, an alpine village above the Soča river valley. She, together with Gergely Ambrus, discovered the long-anticipated connection between two large high mountain cave systems, Migovec and Vrtnarija in August 2014. The connection produced the longest Slovenian cave at 24.900 m.



33566. Robert from Vipava valley, a caver body and soul, an instructor with contributions to caving technology



33568. Karin and Robert departing to BPŽ



Druga skupina za Brezno rumenega maka (P4) / Second Team for the Pit Cave of the Yellow Puppy (P4)


33562. At the B station above Soča valley, 970 m a. s. l. where we left the cars: Lovel, Dino, Matej, Aja and Čot, in side light



33569. Left to right: a helping hand and the heavily loaded magnificent five: Čot, Lovel, Matej, Dino and Aja



33576. Aja ...



33571. ... the brave heart



33579. Matej ...



33579. ... the globetrotter



33580. Čot ...



33574. ... with the tallest backpack



33577. Lovel ...



33572. ... also versed in the study of composition, structure, properties and change of matter



33578. Dino ...



33570. ... well aware of the tough time ahead



33575. View south to the sea with Stol, 1.673 m left center



33581. The slope was gentle at first ...



33582. ... but soon turned into a steep funnel. No go for ...



33585. ... people, equipped with just a single 4-point crampon.



33584. Searching for a pass over the ridge



33589. Visoki Kanin, 2.587 m



33591. Rabeljsko jezero / Lago di Predil, night view to the west



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