guidelines caving

  1. Registration at the Barangay Hall / Tourism Reception Desk is required.  Fees are to be transacted at the same office.
  2. Never enter a cave alone!

  3. Medical Certificate/Physical Examination by a competent physician from the point of origin is a must to ensure that climbers are physically and mentally fit to do strenuous physical activity.

     

  4. Cave in groups of at least five and have an experienced caver in the group. Cave guide is a MUST.

  5. Always have at least there reliable sources of light.

  6. Know the cave and check weather condition before entering.

  7. Always wear a helmet & have proper equipment in good working order.

  8. Always have twice as many spare batteries than you think you will need to complete the trip.

  9. Know your limits and have proper training and safety equipment before attempting caving activity.

  10. It is illegal to: break or remove broken formations; disturb harm or remove cave creatures; disturb or remove historic artifacts or bones; deface the cave by leaving litter or marking on the cave walls.

  11. Do not leave anything in the cave.

  12. Dispose of all trash properly.

  13. Never use ropes, ladders, etc. that have been left in a cave.

  14. Never run in a cave, and never jump when you can climb.

  15. Always stay clear of people above and below when climbing.

  16. Always stay with your group, do not wander off.

  17. Never drink cave water, it may look clean, but can be polluted.

  18. If anyone on the trip becomes injured or is excessively tired, the injured person should be escorted from the cave ASAP by other experienced tour members.

  19. Please report cave vandals to the cave management.

  20. Practice LNT (leave No Trace)

  21. Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time.