EuroSpeleo 2016 Sessions

Cave Exploration in Ethiopia

Session code: OE37

Oral / Exploration, Main EuroSpeleo Conference

Mr Robin Weare


An overview of almost 120 years of cave exploration in Ethiopia from Donaldson-Smith's visit to Sof Omar in 1897 to the joint explorations by British and French teams since 2011 and the formation of Ethiopia's first caving club.


Caving for 30 years in UK and worldwide. Expeditions in recent years include several to Ethiopia as well as Thailand, Namibia & Montenegro.