2596: Petirrojo, Cueva de
Riaño 30T 452076 4800147 (Datum: ETRS89. Accuracy code: G) Altitude 237m
Length 20m Depth 14m
Area position

Updated 14th May 2007

Spanish Robin Pot. Enthusiastic digging at this site quickly revealed that rocks which fell in could be heard bouncing down for some way. An impressive vertical rift about 6m deep was found, leading to a sloping passage containing old cow bones including more than one skull. The way on continues down an oval tube for around another 6m to a narrow vertical slot which is filled with boulders.
The entrance should be tackled up as without, it is now a steep, slippery mud slope leading to a hairy free-climb down a 4m drop.
The site has been surveyed but not yet drawn up.

Reference: anon., 2006e (autumn logbook); anon., 2007b (Easter logbook); Corrin Juan, 2007a
Entrance pictures : yes
Underground pictures : yes
Video : Digging into the cave  exit story (18Mb)
Detailed Survey : sketch
Line Survey :
On area survey :
Survex file : yes (Amended magnetic declination December 2013 to align with Eur79 grid and coordinates altered to fit ETRS89 datum, April 2014.)