• Call for articles!

    February 6, 2015: We are soliciting articles for our next issue, printed in 100% color! Alpine Karst aspires to be the world’s premiere alpine caving publication.

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  • Volume 4, 2012

    Volume 4, 2012, is dedicated to the late Jim Chester, featuring a photo essay of Jim’s life of exploration, as well as stories from Montana, Utah, Peru, Canada, and Croatia.

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  • Volume 3, 2008

    Volume 3 is a compendium of the original four Alpine Karst newsletters from the 1970s, with a couple of seldom-seen articles from Inside Earth.

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  • Volume 2, 2006

    Volume 2, 2006 contains stories from Montana, Oregon, Wyoming, Canada, Albania, Switzerland, Peru, and more!

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  • Volume 1, 2004

    Volume 1, 2004, contains stories from Montana, Utah, California, Alaska, Austria, and more! Click to see excerpts from this issue

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Call for articles!

February 6, 2015: We are soliciting articles for our next issue, printed in 100% color! Alpine Karst aspires to be the world’s premiere alpine caving publication.

1980 Great X camp. Copyright Jeb Blakeley

Great Expectations, Wyoming

Read Jeb Blakeley’s experience from 1980 “When it Rains at Great X.” Put yourself in his place, as the cave floods and you can barely make it out…

Bruce White sherpas a dive tank in Lukina Jama, Croatia. Copyright Doug Warner

Lukina Jama, Croatia

Read about Americans Doug Warner and Bruce White’s expedition to Lukina Jama, a 1342-meter deep cave in Croatia in Volume 4, 2012. The trip proved far more difficult than imagined…

In the entrance camp to Castleguard, Canada. Copyright Christian Stenner.

2012 Castleguard Expedition

Read about the most recent expedition to Canada’s longest cave in Volume 4, 2012. This year’s tale has some unexpected circumstances.