Michael Ray Taylor sends a much needed jolt to the world of cave literature. The book is a celebration of caving for caving's sake, rather than for some loftier goal. Mike is your average guy who has an unusual hobby, one that, in another time or place would remain unfulfilled
Michael Ray Taylor sends a much needed jolt to the world of cave literature. Mike is your average guy who has an unusual hobby, one that, in another time or place would remain unfulfilled. But Mike has not only been able to enjoy his hobby immensely, he has been able to weave it somewhat into his career. In his role asa journalisthe has wormed his way onto some of the most interesting trips of the past decade and, on occasion, been present at the making of history
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Michael Ray Taylor's fascination. Come visit Michael Ray Taylor's underground world and explore some of the last great wilderness on earth without leaving the safety and comfort of your armchair
Michael Ray Taylor's fascination. Come visit Michael Ray Taylor's underground world and explore some of the last great wilderness on earth without leaving the safety and comfort of your armchair. This collection of short stories on caving takes you around the world to some of the most exotic caving regions. Michael's easy and casual style of writing puts you right in the action. One can easily imagine how tight the Devil's Pinch must be, and what those rocks felt like as they squeeze you from above and below.
Cave passages: roaming the underground wilderness. Cavers are a unique breed, a point Taylor gets across very well in this eloquent collection of underground (and some surface) adventures. An experienced caver, he introduces us to some unique.
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Items related to Cave Passages: Roaming the Underground Wilderness . Michael Ray Taylor's fascination with canyons and crevices hundreds of feet below the earth has taken him from Wyoming's Grim Crawl of Death to Chinese burial caves, the Old Croton Aqueduct beneath Spanish Harlem, and in 1994 to Zacaton, Mexico, where the world's greatest cave diver, Sheck Exley, dies in a dive.
roaming the underground wilderness. by Michael Ray Taylor. Published 1996 by Scribner in New York. Spelunkers, Caving, Biography, Protected DAISY, In library. Michael Ray Taylor (1959-).
Michael Ray Taylor is an American nonfiction author and educator. His specialty in education is journalism and the main topics of his books include natural history, science, traveling, and exploration. One of his well-known volumes is a book on caves titled 'Cave Passages: Roaming the Underground Wilderness' where he recounted and reflected on his experiences exploring a variety of caves throughout the world.
Sheck Exley - to whom Cave Passages is dedicated - failed to. surface from a world record deep-dive attempt at Zacaton. has written about the Maroon country of Jamaica, nearly. unexplored Guangdong, China, and Wyoming's Bighorn Mountains. He's crawled caves like Jewel and Bone and Hellhole - names to. conjure with at any meeting of hard-core cavers. This is the closest most of us will ever get to going there. Even in print, some of these passages chill the blood. For. example, going through the Devil's Pinch, deep beneath the hills.