Another emergency medical group arrived Sunday to wait for the rescuers to surface with the injured caver
and the three other cave climbers who had been with him.
Most people don't understand caves," says Jason Polk, a professor of geography at Western Kentucky University and a lifelong caver
pulled the pair free by forming a human chain and Bob was finally safe, albeit bruised, tired and shaken.
Lorraine Rogers, chief executive of The Mersey Partnership (TMP), the region's tourist board, said: "Visitors to Liverpool can watch a live band in one of our fantastic venues, including the world famous Caver
n Club, or enjoy a show at our stunning ECHO arena and theatres, visit the UK's highest restaurant or visit the clubs and bars in the Ropewalks and Albert Dock.
must swim underwater to get to some sea caves.
He also found out that in Europe, some cavers
already use "Earth" radios to communicate.
The two cavers
were said to have remained in good spirits while being trapped, having access to food, drink and warm clothing.
For instance, some of the walls in New Mexico's Lechuguilla Cave are coated with guarly bumps of various sizes, a type of formation that cavers
have nicknamed popcorn.
The article in the October 2004 issue, "Carlsbad Cowboy Caver
," made me remember my mother telling us about having fun watching bats come out of the cave and yelling at the cave to get an echo.
Gino Albert, a caver
from Chicago, ties an 11-millimeter nylon rope around a rock outcrop and lowers it down the fissure.
In a twist on the old why-do-men-climb-mountains cliche, the caver
deadpans: 'Because it's not there'.
She always goes with her father, who is an experienced caver