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Beneath the Mountain Flows a Stillness: A Speleogen Cavecast

On August 24, 2013 the Speleogen Team returned to Pigeon Mountain just outside of Lafayette, GA, and descended into Petty John’s Cave for the third time. The trip, which was spearheaded by photographer/adventurer John Paul Floyd and rock climber extraordinaire Jordan Mitchell, was the most physically and mentally challenging that the Team had undertaken yet. Its purpose was to navigate the five-person unit underneath Pigeon Mountain to the banks of an underground waterfall that had been Read more [...]

These Walls Resonate

John Paul Floyd documents our first ever subterranean improvisation. Devin Brown, Mason Brown, and David Matysiak play the roles of cave minstrels and our intrepid guide Jordan Mitchell stands off camera.

Cave Index

Excursion 2 / July 10, 2013 Hours clocked underground: 2.75 Fellow explorers encountered in the cave: 0 Bat sightings: 3, including 2 actual bats and one piece of bad Batman-themed graffiti. See “Number of cave tags” entry below. Handmade egg rolls devoured at Uncle Jed’s truckstop; this delicacy is available only once a week on Wednesdays: 0 Cave tacos consumed by John Paul after photographing the Jam Hole: 2 Ingredients that comprise a cave taco: avocados, hardboiled eggs, Read more [...]