Category: Outdoor Scenes
Photo and caption by Chad McCain
During a snow melt, the Rimstone River Cave System, the 5th Longest cave in Missouri and the longest River Cave in the state, the cave was entered by 6 local Missouri Cavers to photograph the 48' high Promise Falls in such conditions. In the foreground, Chad McCain set up the shot and did the front lighting while submerged in chest deep water. Gary Resch was climbing a cable ladder up the falls while Ray Shaw (red suit) and Don Bittle (Black suit) waited in line. Edmund Tucker and Chris Goodson were out of view at the top, shining their lights downward at Gary to create this beautiful scene.
Location: Rimstone River Cave System, Perry County, Missouri