Primož Jakopin, photo diary

Radošca 2 cave
The rock

November 25 and 29, 2021, 13 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, Janez Modrijan - Modrc, Marjan Juvan - Manč and Marko Vogrič - Mare.

          Pictures photo and copyright (c) Primož Jakopin - Klok 2021.


Radošca 2, November 25


50671. It was a mostly cloudy day, but no rain.



50672. To break the 500 kg rock, which blocked the excavation, a power drill was called for. With the help of this generator the task was made possible.



50673. The rock was now broken into pieces and the heavy buckets are being hauled up.



50674. Emptying the bucket



50675. Manč is breaking a larger chunk with a hammer into smaller pieces which will ...



50677. ... fit into the bucket.



50679. The cave is now 80 cm deeper and the continuation to the south along the wall ...



50681. ... is now obvious.



50682. Metod is descending down the shaft to check on today's progress.



50683. Metod at the bottom



Radošca 2, November 29


50688. Some 10 cm of snow fell overnight and the tarpaulin over the cave entrance was still in place, none of the four corner ropes broke.



50689. After 10 minute work with an aluminum shovel about 50 kg of snow was removed. The southern wall of the shaft was wet to a depth of about 6 m (the shelf), the northern wall was dry to the top.



Vranja jama


50691. View of the lake in the siphon of the Vodni rov (Water tunnel). Recent precipitation lifted the water level to about two thirds of the tunnel. Painting with light, 30 second exposure.



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