Primož Jakopin, photo diary

Radošca 2 cave
Under the overhang

November 18, 2021, 14 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. The report was made possible by work of many, including Marjan Baričič, Metod Di Batista, Marjan Juvan - Manč and Marko Vogrič - Mare.

          Pictures photo and copyright (c) Primož Jakopin - Klok 2021, except photo MV-0162, which was taken by Mare Vogrič.


50651. Metod, Mare and Klok, with Marjan's help, tried to get out of the shaft, through a pulley ...



50652. ... this rock. It was heavy.



50653. View from the shaft upwards - the wooden sled in the picture prevents the bucket or rock from getting stuck against the stones which form the eastern wall.



50655. At a depth of 6 meters there is a shelf, here it is seen from the bottom up, where ...



50663. ... the next, about 4 meters deep shaft to the current bottom of the cave opens up. In the photo Manč ...



50656. ... is digging and filling buckets. One is already on its way up, the other, still empty, is next to him. Manč's helper, formerly Marjan, now Klok, is positioned just below the shelf, and makes sure that the bucket does not get stuck against the wall and that it slides over the shelf gently.



50657. View of the end of the vertical wall, which here levels a bit into the continuation of the cave, an opening ...



50658. ... on the other side of the rock with a hammer.



50659. The continuation is hindered by a rock weighing about 500 kg (upper left), which does not lean on the right side wall, ...



50660. ... but rests on the stones beneath it, which are partly cemented by flowstone.



50661. Another view upwards from the bottom towards the shelf at -6 m



MV-0162. Klok in the first abyss as Mare saw him through the lens of his new camera. It is considerably better than the (Klok's) mobile phone lens.



50664. Mare and Metod above the entrance abyss



50665. View towards Planinska gora through a sparse autumn forest - the memory of the frozen rain in February 2014 is still very much alive.



Related posts:



  Lanski vrh, October 28     Radošca 2 cave, November 25 and 29  


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