In Print

For copies of the following publications featuring articles about Hong Megui exploration, contact your local caving books retailer such as Wild Places Publishing in the UK or Speleobooks in the USA

Hohlenforschung in China: Hohlen im Karst von Houping, Provinz Chongqing, Sudchina by Thomas Matthalm
Mitteilungen des Verbandes der deutschen Hohlen- und Karstforscher e.V. Munchen (53) 1/2007: 9-14
Article about the Houping 2006-2 expedition, including photos, surveys, and location map.

Tian Xing by Eva Hajduk
Jaskinie (46) 1/2007: 17-19
Article about the Tianxing 2006 expedition, including photos and cover.
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Suspended on a Thread by Rich Gerrish
Descent (194) Feb/March 2007: 30-32
Full article about the descent of Miao Keng during the Tianxing 2006 expedition, including photos and a survey.

Tianxing 2001-2003 by Erin Lynch (Ed.), Duncan Collis (Ed.)
Caves of China Series 2 Vol 1 2006
Journal covering three years of exploration in Tianxing by the China Caves Project and Hong Meigui CES. A4 glossy full-colour journal includes 2 maps, 13 surveys, and 79 photos plus a 59cmx76cm colour poster featuring a survey of Qikeng Dong and Dongba Dong.

Caving in China by Andy Zellner
TagNet 2006
Article about the Tianxing 2006 expedition.
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Jianshi 2006 by Erin Lynch
Descent (191) Aug/Sept 2006: 34-35
International News item about the Jianshi 2006 project, including photos.

Oh no, no snow! by Hilary Greaves
Descent (189) April/May 2006: 18-19
International News item about the Zhongdian Draughting Holes expedition.

Some you win and some you lose - Tian Xing tales by Rob Garrett
Depth Through Thought Vol 16 (3) 1 March 2006
Describes connection of Liu Chi Aokou Xia Dong and Lanmu Shu Dong.
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Some you win and some you lose - Tian Xing tales by Fleur Loveridge
Depth Through Thought Vol 16 (2) 22 February 2006
Describes the near connection of Liu Chi Aokou Xia Dong and Qikeng Dong.
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Nandan 2006 by Erin Lynch
Descent (188) Feb/Mar 2006: 24
International News item about the Nandan 2006 expedition, including photos.

Expedition Report: Tian Xing 2003 by Jenny Drake
Speleology (5) Dec 2005: 15-17
Article about the Tianxing 2003 expedition, including photos, surveys and area map.

Hong Meigui CES 2005 Expedition to Houping, China by Becka Lawson, Julian Todd
RRCPC Newsletter Vol 42 (2) Nov 2005: 12-17
Article about the Houping 2005 expedition, including photos.

Following in T'Owd Man's footsteps by Erin Lynch
Descent (185) Aug/Sept 2005: 24-25
International News item about the Houping 2005 expedition, including photos.

Exciting leads in a new area by Erin Lynch
Descent (184) June/July 2005: 18
International News item about the Hunan 2005 expedition, including photos.

Tian Xing 2004: Russians go! by Ilya Boiko
Expedition Vol 2 (14) March 2005: 98-103
Article about the Tianxing 2004 expedition, including photos. In Russian.

The unreported expeditions of 2004: Hong Meigui in Nandan ... and Tian Xing by Erin Lynch
Descent (182) Feb/Mar 2005: 17
International News item about the Tian Xing 2004 and Nandan 2005 expeditions, including photos.

Tian Xing: report from the field by Erin Lynch
Descent (181) Dec/Jan 2004/2005: 18
International News item about the Tian Xing 2004 expedition, including two photos.

Liu Chi Aokou Xia (China's deepest cave?) by Rob Garrett
Depth Through Thought Vol 14 (9) 20 October 2004
Describes exploration in Liu Chi Aokou Xia Dong.

Frustrations in Zhongdian by Erin Lynch
Descent (180) Oct/Nov 2004: 25
News item about the summer Yunnan 2004 expedition, including a photo.
In the land of hollow rock by Rich Gerrish
Descent (180) Oct/Nov 2004: 24-25
Full article about the Yunnan 2003 expedition, including photos.
Many more km in Houping by Erin Lynch
Descent (180) Oct/Nov 2004: 30
International News item about the Houping 2004 expedition, including a photo.

Of mice and cavers by Erin Lynch
Descent (178) June/July 2004: 34-35
International News item about the Zhangjiajie 2004 expedition, including photos.

Big passage in Zhangjiajie by Erin Lynch
NSS News () May 2004: 137-139
Full article about the Zhangjiajie 2003 expedition, including the front cover, photos and a survey.

Massive resurgences discovered by Erin Lynch
Descent (177) April/May 2004: 18
International News item about the Yunnan Resurgences 2004 expedition.

Into Da Dong by Rich Gerish
Descent (176) Feb/Mar 2004: 20-22
Full article detailing exploration of Da Dong on the Zhangjiajie 2003 expedition, including the cover, photos, and a survey.
Major cave discovered by Erin Lynch
Descent (176) Feb/Mar 2004: 18-19
International News report about the Zhangjiajie 2003 expedition, including finds from both Bai Jia Yu Cun and Tian Men Shan.
Breakthrough in Bottomless Pit by Erin Lynch
Descent (176) Feb/Mar 2004: 18
International News report about the Caobo 2003 expedition, including a photo.

China 2003 by Bill Miners
UBSS Newsletter () Christmas 2003: 19-23
Article about the Dong Ba 2003 expedition.

Six seconds in Da Keng by Erin Lynch
Descent (175) Dec/Jan 2003/2004: 23
International News report summarizing finds of the Dong Ba 2003 expedition.

Climbing Trees: Short stories from China, Part 2 by Ben Lovett
Descent (174) Oct/Nov 2003: 34-35
Adventures while searching for entrances in San Qiao.
Caving in conglomerate by Erin Lynch
Descent (174) Oct/Nov 2003: 32
International News report summarizing finds of the Lushan 2003 expedition, including a survey and photographs.
High altitute caving by Erin Lynch, Rich Gerrish, Hilary Greaves
Descent (174) Oct/Nov 2003: 32
International News report summarizing finds of the Yunnan 2003 expedition.

Big Dongs in China by Taco van Ieperen
Canadian Caver (60) September 2003:
Article about the Qikeng Dong 2002 expedition.

Blind fish in China by Erin Lynch
Descent (172) June/July 2003: 24
International News report about new loach, Tripholophysa rosa, discovered during the Qikeng 2002 expedition.
Deepest underground drop; new longest cave by Erin Lynch
Descent (172) June/July 2003: 23-24
International News report including details from Hong Meigui Lushan 2003 and summarizing Hong Meigui Nandan 2003 as well as the French PSCJA expedition to Guizhou and the British CCP-Craven expedition to Jingxi and Pingguo in Guangxi.

Sierra-Uniform-Mike-Papa by Erin Lynch
Descent (171) April/May 2003: 26-28
Full article about the discoveries of the Qikeng Dong 2002 expedition, including photos and a survey.

Matt bottoms deepest cave in China! by Matt Ryan
Crewe Newsletter (76) Xmas 2002
Describes exploration and logistics in Tian Xing during the Hong Meigui Wulong Media Frenzy and Qikeng 2002 expeditions.

Qikeng Dong's bid for a depth record by Brian Judd
Descent (169) Dec/Jan 2002/2003: 18
International News report including updates from the CCP-HMG Tian Xing 2002 and Qikeng Dong 2002 expeditions.

The deepest cave in China? by Bill Miners
UBSS Newsletter () Autumn 2002: 18-22
Article about the Qikeng Dong 2002 expedition.

News from the sharp end: Qikeng goes deep! by Erin Lynch
Descent (168) Oct/Nov 2002:
International News report including updates from the Yunnan 2002, Wulong Media Frenzy, and CCP-HMG Tian Xing 2002 expeditions.
Of floods, frogs and a connection by Ben Lovett
Descent (168) Oct/Nov 2002: 24-25
Full article about the Celestial Being's through trip in San Qiao, includes photos and a survey.

The Chinese Way by Erin Lynch
NSS News () September 2002: 250-253
Full article about the Nandan 2001 expedition, including the back cover, photos and a survey.

Ah, there's the rub by Rob Garrett
Descent (163) Dec/Jan 2001: 24-27
Full article about the Leye 2001 expedition, including the cover, photos, and a survey.