Caving

13 02, 2018

Caves & Cave Exploring – Speleology

By |2018-05-08T16:49:48+00:00February 13th, 2018|Adventure, Caving|1 Comment

Caves: Caves are hollow spaces in the ground formed naturally by the process of weathering of rock over time (sometimes millions of years). These underground hollow spaces change in formation (speleothems) from a place to another based on the geology of the area. Some caves are horizontal while [...]

8 02, 2018

20 extreme hours in arch cave & 3 windows cave – Oman

By |2018-05-26T13:26:58+00:00February 8th, 2018|Adventure, Caving, Oman, Sport|1 Comment

Caves of Oman, Arch cave, 3 Windows & 7th hole 7th hole, Arch cave, 3 Windows cave, Funnel cave and Tahri cave form the largest cave system in Oman. The cave system is located on Slamah Plateau, south of Muscat. Joanna and I ventured into exploring Arch cave [...]

3 05, 2016

MECET expedition in Salalah Oman – Part 3: TeaPot Cave

By |2018-04-29T12:02:02+00:00May 3rd, 2016|Adventure, Caving, Oman, Sport|0 Comments

In May 2013, 5 MECET cavers explored 3 caves in the Salalah region of Oman. We had the opportunity to explore a new, undocumented cave, and named it TeaPot cave. The name TeaPot cave was inspired by the features of the cave.  Its contained a network of forks, narrow passageways,  tunnels, and [...]

16 04, 2016

MECET expedition in Salalah Oman – Part 2: Tawi Ateer sinkhole

By |2018-04-29T12:22:00+00:00April 16th, 2016|Adventure, Caving, Oman, Sport|0 Comments

In May 2013, 5 cavers explored 3 caves in the Salalah region of Oman. One of these caves is the famous: Tawi Ateer sinkhole. Tawi Ateer sinkhole, which means the Bird Well, is one of the largest sinkholes of the world. The cave is located is in the Dhofar region of Salalah. Tawi Ateer cave is [...]

10 04, 2016

MECET expedition in Salalah Oman – Part 1: Shaat sinkhole

By |2018-04-29T12:22:16+00:00April 10th, 2016|Adventure, Caving, Oman, Sport|1 Comment

In May 2013, 5 cavers explored 3 caves in the Salalah region of Oman. One of these caves is the famous: Shaat sinkhole. The logistics behind getting to the mouth of the cave were hard and time consuming. There was a hike involved inside of a relatively hard and technical canyon in which we [...]