Lago Ercina

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Electronic projects:

 Bat detector
 Lamp tests
 µ-controlled lamp
 SEPIC-based lamp
 ISP isolators
 Making SMT boards


Expedition logs:

  Spain 1973, 1974,
  1975, 1976, 1977,
  1979, 1982, 1983,
  1985, 1986, 1987,
  1988, 1989, 2000,
  2001, 2002, 2003,
  2004, 2005, 2006,
  2007, 2008, 2009,
  2010, 2011, 2012,
  2013, 2014, 2015,
  2016, 2017, 2018,
  2019, 2020
  Mexico
  New England


Translation:

 The Battle of
 El Mazuco


Name: Cueva Gesaltza

Location: 4km almost due South of Oñati, near Santuario de Arantzazu

GPS: 100m W of N42°59'25" W2°25'15"

UTM: 100m W of 30T 547.33 4760.11

Description: Large entrace in 70m cliff leads to 200m of boulder-strewn gently descending passage to the top of a pitch. The pitch consisted of a possibly free-climbable 3m drop onto a landing followed by a further 5m drop (probably overhanging) to continuing dry streamway. The local landowner confirmed the name of the cave

Visits:
2006 – to top of pitch.
2018 – unfriendly locals; moved on.

Other:
A farm with the name Gesaltza is marked on maps and is directly above the cave.

Expeditions to the Picos de Europa and elsewhere since 1973.
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This page was last edited on 2019-07-06 by mfc.