Caving in Druid Cave, Cheat Canyon, West Virginia

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An evening pause: Caving in Druid Cave, Cheat Canyon, West Virginia. The caver is David Riggs. The videographer is caver Aaron Bird. The caver who arrives at the end with the ATV is caver Brian Masney. All are world class cavers, with whom I’ve had the honor of caving.

The video is nicely done, and gives an excellent and accurate feel for modern cave exploration and techniques. Watch especially how the rigging allows David to climb past the waterfall while on rope and hardly get wet.


One comment

  • Dave Hollick

    Thanks for posting this, Bob. It’s been a while since I’ve caved with these guys, or with you. Nice to see what they’re up to. See you at the Jamboree.

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