Dry Caving in Spain - we visit 50 km north of Burgos La cueva Piscarciano
A cave challenge with the speleological group Niphargus
Al Fotos: Roberto F. García - Muchas gracias a Rupo!
First exploration of the cave Cueva del Piscarciano was in 1970. THe cave is a part of an extend system, associated with the Cueva de Las Vacas and the Cueva de Las Arenas.
The Spain Speleologist, members of the groups Niphargus and Edelweiss explored, mesuredand documented very well the cave system.
We were asked to help for further exploring in a syphon- because in there group were no cave diver.
The last dive was 20 years ago!
The name of the cave came from a bandit with the same name. The legende says, that he was hidden in the cave about 1920.
In winter the cave is totally floodet! Accordingly thick and slippery are the clay covering everything in the cave.
Location: Hoz de Arreba, in the Valdebezana Valley.
Size: 13.430 Meter
Accessibility: do you love SRT? :-)
Permission: privates area- park your car at the farm and ask the owner for access
Time Slot: only in the dry season
Cave Structure: is one of the extended caves at the provinz
Equipment: Sidemount Harness Armadillo, Dry Suit, 2x 4 liter steel tanks
Our Dive: Slide into the water, after 2 minutes no vis; no current, so the vis dis not clear
I sneek between rocks and clay and quit the dive after 20 minutes
Maximum dept: 3 Meter
No new gallery or sektion found - we are very sad!
Our special thanks to Spain: Many thanks to all members of Niphargus and Roberto F. García!