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Cave spelunking is the hobby of cave exploration. Cave spelunking parties descend into caves using ropes and other equipment to explore the subterranean surroundings. More serious practitioners of this hobby sometimes refer to themselves simply as "cavers." The term "spelunking" is occasionally used derisively to indicate individuals whose approach to caving is amateurish and sometimes even dangerous.
Spelunking -- or caving -- is a popular hobby for adventurous types..Of the 128 surveyed caves in Arizona, 65 are in four counties: Cococino, Apache, Cochise and Gila. Whether you are in the Colorado Plateau, the Mogollon Rim, the Sonoran Desert or the Sky Island region, Arizona has plenty of venues available for cavers.
Spelunking, now usually called "caving," is a recreational activity of exploring caves. More than 200 caving clubs in the United States offer adventurers opportunities to visit caves and learn the skills needed to cave safely. Caving can be great fun and educational but also demanding and dangerous. There are innumerable caves in the United States and, according to the National Caves Association, about 100 have guided tours. Caves are underground hollows. Limestone and sandstone carved out by water form the largest number of caves.
Sagada lies in the northern part of the main Philippine island of Luzon, approximately 275 kilometers north of Manilla. People are drawn to Sagada by the province's peaceful culture, its history and the beauty of the forested mountains. There are also some 60 caves under the Sagada region, a few of which are open for public exploration by those looking for a spelunking adventure.