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Would you ever go Spelunking / Cave Diving?

I hear stories like the one below, and it sounds like an absolute nightmare.

At the same time, the idea of exploring these subterranean areas that may have never been seen by human eyes before - I understand the appeal / excitement.

Still - probably not for me!

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Gangstress · 36-40, F
Yeh id love to if honest. But id make sure id understand what i was getting into first
Gangstress · 36-40, F
@Ethannuel haha yeh we did snowdonia a few years back but did it after a 12 mile cycle. It broke me lol
But we do a lot of cliff walks which helps. I really recommend it. Especially the inclines. Really works the lower half lol
Ethannuel · 22-25, M
@Gangstress North Wales is lovely! So is Scotland.

During Covid, a lot of people were angry they couldn’t go abroad . But it’s like, there’s plenty of places at home that are really nice.
Gangstress · 36-40, F
@Ethannuel completely agree. We discovered some awesome places through lockdown
Stereoguy · 56-60, M
I went diving in a underwater cave one time.
Stereoguy · 56-60, M
@Samhainn @Ethannuel It was in Florida. I went as a group tour with a dive shop. I had a fabulous time. 🙂
Samhainn · 22-25, M
@Stereoguy Awesome. I want to go cavediving in France or Iceland, I think.
Stereoguy · 56-60, M
@Samhainn You should absolutely go. I highly recommend it. 🙂🙂🙂🙂
Samhainn · 22-25, M
I would 100% LOVE to go cave diving.. The clarity of the water, the absolute stillness.. (the fact that I obviously wouldn't do it alone!)
Ethannuel · 22-25, M
@Samhainn Agreed. The pictures of these underwater pools look totally mesmerising - it’s just the journey to get to them that bothers me!
Thevy29 · 36-40, M
There is a cave called Kings Cave by the locals in the town I grew up in. It was only accessible during low tide and went deep under the town. There were no tour signs or sign posts for it, And when a couple of teenagers got trapped under there when the tide came in the town council decided to cave in the entrance... The teenagers were fine, the council just didn't want to run the risk of it happening again.
My brother and I tried to go there, without our Parents permission. I fell off the cliff and ended up in the ER.
DavidScott · M
No no no no no no no no no no no
Ethannuel · 22-25, M
@DavidScott I think I’m with you there!
Joeyyy · 26-30, M
I've literally been watching caving videos for the past few days and it's such a good rabbithole.
Actually the first creepypasta before that was a thing was called "Ted the caver" and it was a blog style horror story, really good actually.

I'll probably stick to trying climbing/bouldering, too claustrophobic for that shit.
Ethannuel · 22-25, M
@PurgatoryPrincess Nice! Enjoy it? Something you’d do again?
@Ethannuel yes and yes
DeWayfarer · 61-69, M
Long ago I did a little bit around the caves of La Jolla. Didn't go very deep though. Back then they hadn't blocked off the entrances. Not possible for the last 40 years if I remember correctly.
Rooster · M
Did some of that when I was in the Solomon Islands. Pretty cool some of the things you see down there. Even more when we went in old sunken WW2 ships.
Had a good guide and were totally prepared. Even for the sharks!
Ethannuel · 22-25, M
@Rooster That’s wicked! Seeing old ships like that would be great - like little mementos from a time a lot of us will forget
Rooster · M
@Ethannuel Truk Lagoon was even better!!
CarolinaCrushDaddy · 51-55, M
did it in 1987....... part of fraternity hazing errrrrr "fun associate activities" LOL
Tracos · 51-55, M
I did once... not for me

 
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