Tresviso Caves Project

Tresviso Caves Project Gazetter

D16: Torca del Prao tras la Pared

(Behind the Wall)

Area:Beges
East, North:364970, 4786290 (nearby)
Coordinate Quality:GPS
Long, Lat:-4.6624955610538, 43.217292716827 (map)
Elevation (m):1610
Length (m):0
Depth (m):-245
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Approach

Starting from Bejes, take the road to the mines of Aurora and ascend by the zig-zag past the cabanas. After around 3km there is strip of karst around 100m wide that ascends up the Hendida peak. Follow the path past the karst until a yellow national park mark is seen. Ascend South, keeping the karst feature on the right. After 250 m there is an extensive sloping meadow, followed by a smaller one. On top is the Alto de las Verdianas and 230m South of this is the entrance.

Entrance

In a fracture SE - NW.

Description

It consists of three pitches between 40m and 50m each, followed by some smaller pitches and ramps. At -150 m there is a stream (depending on rain on surface)

Reference

ENE OJE. (1989). "Memoria de las exploraciones en la zona de Bejes. Aņos 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988". Pag. 28 y plano. Anon. (1990). Campana Bejes 1989. Spelunca". Informe. Pags. 6 y 17.

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