Home page
Caves beneath the dunes?
The summer selection
Descriptions, maps and adventures
Dahls are delicate and dangerous
Whatever's been published and more
Post your announcements, questions and answers Saudi Arabia

Desert Caves Photo Gallery

by John & Susy Pint; Lars and Erik Bjurström

Send a Saudi Caves Greeting Card

Click to see full screen photo
The Rope Formation in Mossy Cave before it was accidentally destroyed.
Click to see full screen photo
Organ Pipe formation in Mossy Cave
Click to see full screen photo
Local people are often amazed that so much beauty can be found beneath a featureless desert.
Click to see full screen photo
Hyenas carried these bones into Murubbeh Cave about 1000 years ago.
Click to see full screen photo
Palm trees grow in Dahl Abu Jirfan. Greg Gregory on rope.
Click to see full screen photo
Pint, Uebrick and Canning at the unassuming, single entrance to the maze known as Dahl Sultan.
Click to see full screen photo
The Dome in Dahl Murubbeh.
Click to see full screen photo
Dahl Sultan's tiny entrance seen from below.
Click to see full screen photo
Note the water line on these stalactites in Dahl Sultan.
Click to see full screen photo
Murubbeh Cave has a large, walk-in entrance.
Click to see full screen photo
Lars Bjurström in the Twilight Zone, Murubbeh Cave
Click to see full screen photo
Like snowy feathers, these delicate calcite formations grace Murubbeh's ceiling.
Click to see full screen photo
Erik Bjurström in the entrance to Ain Hit.
Click to see full screen photo
Diving in the desert. Mike Gibson in Ain Hit.
Click to see full screen photo
The Whistling Teapot. Digging under the wall was the only way to get into the Closet of the Jinn.
Click to see full screen photo
The Ice Dancer helictite, found deep inside Dahl Sultan.
Click to see full screen photo
Susy Pint fell in love with caving after finding stalactites like these in Dahl Sultan.
Click to see full screen photo
A police official fromMajma'ah guards our rope at the edge of Dharb Al Najem pit.
Click to see full screen photo
The morning after a desert deluge terminated the Dharb Al Najem expedition.
Click to see full screen photo
Ron Kummerfeldt prusiking inside the Dharb Al Najem, 100 meters deep.
Click to see full screen photo
Dave Black trying to get back out of the Teapot cave.
Click to see full screen photo
"Now hold perfectly still!" Two victims of Lars' time exposure technique.
Click to see full screen photo
Our thanks to Lars and Erik Bjurström for their contributions to the Photo Gallery.

Thucky the dhubb