Jones family via deseret news john edward jones the man who died inside nutty putty cave in 2009. Nutty putty cave is a hydrothermal cave with a total surveyed length and depth of 1355.
Located on the west side of utah lake nutty putty cave is a naturally formed thermal cave.
Caverna nutty putty. Nutty putty cave is a hydrothermal cave located west of utah lake in utah county utah united states. Here is a map of the cave and i added the location that we were at based of the time code of the video. John edward jones loved spelunking with this family.
Map for nutty putty 2 of 5 http. On nov 24th 2009 john was exploring the nutty putty cave in utah with 10 of his friends and family. Nutty putty cave located in utah exact google maps location here was first explored in 1960 and it quickly became famous for its narrow and slippery passageways twists turns and squeezes.
Large numbers of visitors over the decades left much of the cave s rock smooth. Spelunker dale green was the first person to explore the hydrothermal cave after he discovered it in 1960. Nutty putty cave is a cave system located west of utah lake in utah county utah us.
I hope that helps. The cave is located on blowhole hill in utah county southwest of the popular utah lake in the u s state of utah. Here s what really happened in the.
Some visitors literally couldn t. The cave has always been popular with cavers and boy scouts who enjoy exploring the dark underground. Why utah s nutty putty cave is sealed up with one spelunker inside the devastating story of john edward jones trapped for more than a day inside nutty putty cave before dying there in 2009.
Nutty putty used to be one of the united states tourist attractions. John and his brother josh were off looking for a tunnel called the. Different parts of the cave are named accordingly the birth canal the aorta crawl the scout eater the maze.
The cave first explored in 1960 by dale green is currently owned by the utah school and institutional trust lands administration and managed by the utah timpanogos grotto. Nutty putty cave near lake utah is where john edward jones was trapped to death. This is the tragic story of john jones a 26 year old medical student in virginia with a wife young daughter and another baby on the way.
Here s what really happened in the 73 hours that lead up to his death and we. The nutty putty cave was permanently closed in november 2009. The smooth rock worsened the cave s slipping hazards.
John jones and the nutty putty cave. It s a hydrothermal cave that was first explored by dale green. The cave was once considered a good cave for beginner cave explorers.