0689: Andando, Torca
Secadura 30T 454259 4799057 (Datum: ETRS89. Accuracy code: G) Altitude 426m
Length Length included in site 2786
Area position

Updated 14th, 22nd October, 19th November 2007; 1st October 2008; 5th May 2009

A 15.6m pitch leads to the unstable, bouldery head of the second pitch of 12.1m. A mud slope leads to the head of the final pitch of 24m. This drops into a chamber with a calcite floor, a diggable stream sink and a climb to a possible continuation above.
The site was rediscovered in 2007 (temporarily as site 2785) when a track was opened up. Tackle, presumably from 1991, was found at the rigged head of the second pitch. A full re-exploration was thought necessary after the 2007 Life, Universe and Everything finds in Cueva Llueva.
Site 2786, slightly higher and a few metres to the south, links with Andando.
During the summer 2008, site 2786 was tackled up and surveyed to a point where it appeared to link with Andando. However, the explorer was not sure that a connection had been made as the cave was not recognisable on the survey. Over Easter 2009, the shafts were explored and surveyed as one site, 2786. The drawn-up survey and re-written description will appear in due course.

References: anon., 1988 (logbook) (survey); Cawthorne Bob et al, 1988 (survey); anon., 1991b (Easter logbook); anon., 1991 (logbook); material in file; anon., 2007d (summer logbook); anon., 2007e (autumn logbook); Corrin Juan, 2007a; anon., 2008e (summer logbook); anon., 2009a (Easter logbook)
Entrance pictures : yes
Underground picture(s): yes
Detailed Survey : 1:500   amended survey with site 2786 after autumn 2007  In preparation: Easter 2009 survey
Line Survey :
On area survey :
Survex file : yes (Amended magnetic declination December 2013 to align with Eur79 grid.)
sites 689 and 2786 (Easter 2009) (Amended magnetic declination December 2013 to align with Eur79 grid.)