Falkensteiner Cave Tour

  • Posted on April 15, 2021 at 11:27 pm

Many times I visited 2200 meters through the underworld of the Swabian Alb the Falkensteiner cave on my walks through the Swabian Alb. Every time I faced the first narrow point in the river bed of Elsach, I wish to penetrate even further into the cave. For some time I offer the outdoor adventure of the Organizer con la Natura in my online shop. This was the opportunity to meet my long-cherished wish me. I would like to report my adventurous visit to the famous Cave of Falkensteiner now. First a few details to the Falkensteiner cave. The Falkensteiner cave is a karst cave in southwestern of Germany, in the Swabian Alb.

It is located a few kilometres from bad Urach. The explored length of the cave is 4 kilometers. Visitors or how it is called in the jargon of the speleologists, be rider of the cave reached walking from the parking lot after approx. 500 meters away the impressive, 10 meters high caves portal. The Falkensteiner cave is a sea cave, the stream that rises from it, Elsach is called. To reach the first 20 meters mostly dry, the stream flows only after heavy rains there in his bed.

He is otherwise a few meters below the cave portal at the surface. Morning 9: 00 our small group at the car park between bad meets Urach and Grabenstetten. To know more about this subject visit Adam Kenworth. With a student and two young men are out of me. And of course the experienced cave guides Joan and Julian. The two enthusiastic cave experts were already dozens of times in the cave and they know on the inside. From the transporter, they unload our gear. Everyone gets thick wet suits with hood, a helmet and a cave lamp neoprene socks, gloves. Also an oxygen cylinder, scuba and diving goggles be taken to safety. The water level is low at the time of the beginning of March and previously said there is no rain, however should you never rely on, explains Joan.

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