International speleological expedition under the auspices of UNESCO, to the geopark “Madygen”, Southern Tien Shan, 2023

International speleological expedition under the auspices of UNESCO, to the geopark “Madygen”, Southern Tien Shan, 2023 Expedition dates 1.07. – 14.07.2023 We invite caving clubs, associations, scientific centers and all cavers, caving biologists to take part in the speleological expedition. Expedition goals: – Search and exploration of new caves, – Mapping caves, – Speleo-biological research Expedition program: Day 1. Meeting at the airport in Osh. Accommodation in a guest house. Program discussion. Day 2. Transfer Osh – base camp in Madygen, about 230 km Days 3 – 12 Speleological exploration: Continue Reading

Speleological expedition to the salt caves of Tajikistan

International speleological expedition to the salt caves of Tajikistan The first half of September is the most comfortable time for the expedition In 2020 and 2021, we did not manage to organize an expedition to Tajikistan. Everyone knows the reasons, pandemic and quarantines. However, we did a reconnaissance of the karst area in 2022. The expedition is organized jointly by: the Foundation for the Preservation and Exploration of Caves, the Tian-Shan Geological Society and the Tashkent Speleologists Club (Uzbekistan). Speleologists from Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan will take part in the Continue Reading

International Search-for-caves expedition “Tuya-Muyun – 2023”, Kyrgyzstan

International International Search-for-caves expedition “Tuya-Muyun – 2023” (Foothills of the Alai ridge, Kyrgyzstan) Expedition dates: April-May, 2003 If you have a caving club, caving federation or a separate team, you can choose the dates that are convenient for you. Tyuya-Muyun is a small, ca. 3×1 km, karst massif in Southern Kyrgyzstan (N 40.355; E 72.600). It is world-famous for hosting the unique U-Ra mine (now closed), in which ores were deposited in a more than 200 m-deep cave. The massif is truncated by Aravan river, which forms a 300 m-deep Continue Reading

SPECIAL PROJECT – Search for caves in the unexplored karst area of Bel-Auty, Baysun-Tau ridge (Uzbekistan). 2023

Research in the new Bel-Auty karst area on the Baysun-Tau mountain range in Uzbekistan, 2023 The deepest caves of Asia are concentrated here on the Baysun-Tau mountain range. However, one of the largest karst areas remained unexplored. Previously, he fell into the border control zone. Now that the border zone has been moved further south, it is possible to find new caves. One of the majestic Baysun-Tau ridges, the Khodja-Gur-Gur-Ata ridge, rises above the surrounding relief and rare mountain villages by more than 3600 m. Its length is more than Continue Reading

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