Diving Everest in Pozo Azul
Appeared in DIVER November 2010
A British-led team made history in September with the world's longest-ever cave-diving penetration. Support diver Martyn Farr pays tribute, and explains how this extraordinary feat was achieved
Rick Stanton on his way through Sump 2
Team-leader Jason Mallinson gets kitted up, aided by Brian Scofield.
John Volanthen with the cave-mapper he designed and trialled on the expedition
Diver Rob Dalby negotiates the restriction at the entrance to the cave. Beyond here, the passage is much bigger.
Four divers who have made history - Rick Stanton, Rene Houben, John Volanthen, Jason Mallinson (Leader)
Rene in Sump 2
Brian Scofield in Sump 1
Rick in the same sump
The final distance travelled, which includes the dry sections of Pozo Azul.