Primož Jakopin, photo diary

Jama ob Bazoviški cesti na Trebanjski gmajni Cave
Old Pals Are Back in Action

July 8, 2020, 24 pictures

          Most images are approximately 683 x 1024 pixels in size, numbers in front of the picture descriptions are serial numbers of the original photo files. Event participants, who contributed to the making of these pictures: Claudio Bratos and Ludvik Husu.

          Pictures photo and copyright (c) Primož Jakopin - Klok 2020.

47830. Ludvik has led us to the cave, on his Benelli bike.



47832. View of the vertical cave entrance from the slope. Claudio is at the side wall where he was rigging the anchor for the descent.



47834. View from inside of the entrance arch



47833. Ludvik, always in good mood



47835. View of the entrance from the start of descent ...



47837. ... and from the bottom of the entrance pit (25 m).



47836. Unfortunately the cave is rather close to the road and decades ago the waste from the radio factory was dumped directly into the cave. In the picture: Claudio on top of the debris pile.



47838. From the entrance hall the collapse slope continues into the main cave tunnel which ends at a depth of 93 m.



47843. Side niche, filled with water



47844. Flowstone heap, like a bald head



47845. Calcite draperies



47847. Cave pearls



47848. Little calcite crystal pans



47849. View of the main passage, towards the entrance



47850. Remnants ...



47851. ... from the WWII



47855. View towards the cave entrance during the ascent



47858. Claudio below ...



47854. ... the last anchor ...



47856. ... and looking up



47859. Claudio during the last leg of the ascent



47861. Wild garlic, Allium sphaerocephalon



47860. Late afternoon sunrays illuminate a clearing in the sparse karst forest.



47862. Smoke bush, Cotinus coggygria, the lovely trail companion



Related posts:

A 2,5-minute film sequence, titled Brezno ob "Bazovski cesti" (in Slovenian), taken during the same excursion by Claudio Bratos



  Iški Vintgar, Class 4. h, Spring 2020 Outing, July 1     Porezen (1.630 m), July 12  


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