Houping 2006-2 Expedition

Overview

Dates:

28 July 2006 -14 August 2006

Location:

Houping Township Wulong County, Chongqing Municipality, China

Background:

Houping is a 40km2 area of limestone with a cave system characterized by a complicated network of huge abandoned fossil phreas on several different levels and small immature streamways draining to the southwest.

Objectives:

This expedition connected Niubizi Tiankeng to Er Wang Dong and considerably extended the soutern region of San Wang Dong. The Cliffs of Insanity and Bisto pitches were dropped to a network of large seasonally active passage, including As You Wish which extends the limits of the system to the southwest.

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