Primož Jakopin, photo diary

Access to Jama pri podrtih jaslicah Cave
Tiny Cave Below a Mighty Wall

December 30, 2018, 12 pictures

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42886. The cave is situated below a wall on the western side of Mt. Krimšček (940 m), on the southwestern rim of the Rakitna plateau. In the picture - accessing the cave from the northern side of the wall.



42887. The cavern at the crossing of two local fault lines is quite sizeable ...



42889. ... and overhangs the bottom of the wall.



42896. The rock, center right in the previous picture, broken from the wall, has two sides quite even and perpendicular to each other. The longer side is about 2 m long.



42892. Cave entrance is hidden in the depth of the indentation ...



42890. ... and would require crawling, and a caving suit. In the picture - view in, the actual entrance is top right.



42891. View out from the cave entrance



42895. Hart's-tongue fern, Asplenium scolopendrium, jelenov jezik in Slovenian. Despite morning frost it is quite alive and well.



42897. Round indentation in the wall north of the entrance, about 40 cm in diameter ...



42898. ... and two larger ones above it, about 3 m above ground. The left one is about 80 cm across.



42899. View of the whole lot



42900. From the trail around Mt. Krimšček the ravine with moss overgrown boulders which leads to the cave is well visible, but the wall on top of it is much more noticeable if one hikes the trail in the counterclockwise direction, i. e. if the ravine traverse is made from north to south.



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