16 Apr '11, 6pm

Discovering the Largest Cave on Earth

Discovering the Largest Cave on Earth

"We passed all the way out of the cave. At that point, the three of us, we didn't know if we were entering another skylight and just the collapse of the cave or if we were actually going to the end of the cave. So we passed all the way out, walked into the jungle – it's raining – and continued to walk until we could determine we could see a horizon there, and realize that was the end of the cave and not just another skylight. Then we continued back into the darkness. So that was by far the most compelling aspect, for me, of this whole expedition: to be with two of the world's greatest cavers and to climb up this enormous, imposing, slick wet mud wall and to pass all the way through. To have done the first complete descent of the largest cave on the planet.”

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