Category Archives: Caving

Vertical Caving – The Lowdown

The prospect of exploring an unknown system of underground tunnels called “caves” may already seem like a daunting sport to a regular person, but cave exploration cannot exactly be considered an extreme sport.  If you are looking for a dangerous … Click to read the full article

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Cavers vs. Spelunkers – The Battle for Alabama’s Underground Caves

If you have the impression that spelunking is the same as caving, think again.  In fact if you say you are going spelunking in Alabama you may just turn a few heads in dismay rather than awe.  All around the … Click to read the full article

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What Equipment Do You Need for Caving?

Caving is classed as an extreme sport.  This is not so much due to the potential risk to life associated with the sport (although there are many), but more due to the extreme physical nature of it.  Caving is generally … Click to read the full article

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Caving Fatalities

Although caving is not an overly dangerous sport it does carry certain risks with it.  The main issue with caving is that when an accident does happen, a rescue operation can be very difficult, as the injured person is hard … Click to read the full article

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The Best Caving Sites in the World

Caving is a fantastic and thrilling sport that requires you to be in an extremely good physical condition.  Cavers also have to be committed to conservational and ecological issues, as caves generally host a variety of ecological systems that should … Click to read the full article

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Caving in the United Kingdom

There are many interesting sites in the United Kingdom for caving enthusiasts and there are many caving or potholing clubs you could join if you are really interested in the sport.  Caving is classed as an extreme sport, not so … Click to read the full article

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What is Caving?

Caving is the sport in which non commercial (i.e. not open to the general public) caves are explored.  It is not to be confused with speleology, which involves caving for scientific research rather than a sport.  Generally, cavers will try … Click to read the full article

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Exploring the Biggest Cave in Vietnam

The former largest cave in the world has recently been demoted, thanks to the discovery of the biggest cave in Vietnam.  Extreme sports enthusiasts everywhere will be thrilled to know that this cave is massive, and the full extent of … Click to read the full article

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