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Spéléo Club du Liban

  • outdoor activities
  • speleology

Nabay, Matn district

The Spéléo Club du Liban (SCL) was founded in 1951, and it is the oldest caving club in the Middle East. The founding members were Lionel Gorra, Albert Anavy, Raymond Khawam and Sami Karkabi. The club, since its initiation, has been dedicated to speleological activities mainly scientific and sport activities related to caves.

Exploration of horizontal and vertical caves in Lebanon has continued systematically for the last 50 years and the SCL has discovered and continuously discovering and exploring some of the largest and most beautiful caves in Lebanon. More than 1000 caves have been explored and reported in Lebanon by the SCL.