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Caving: St Cuthberts (30-Sep-2019)

Quick evening trip. Wire rift, mud hall, pillar chamber, boulder chamber, upper traverse, rabbit warren, plantation junction, stal pitch, everest, boulder chamber and out. ...

Caving: Eastwater Cavern (18-Sep-2019)

Evening trip down Eastwater. First time i've been down this cave for a very long time. Went to the head of Gladmans shaft and the start of the West End Series. Also had a quick look into Regent Street. ...

Caving: Croesor Rhosydd Mine (15-Sep-2019)

An entertaining trip through the "Indiana Jones" mine up in North Wales. Traversing from Croesor Mine to Rhosydd Mine.  It's such a massive place and the rock is so dark it is very hard to take any decent photos. All the fixed lines were of reasonable quality. Lots of abseiling, tyroleans, and a canadian canoe towards the end. Gr ...

Caving: St Cuthberts (09-Sep-2019)

Evening trip in Cuthberts. Wire Rift, Mud Hall, Pillar Chamber, Boulder Chamber, Upper Traverse, High Chamber, Catcgut, RWE, Rabbit Warren, Stal Bank, Streamway, Dining Room, Cerberus Series, Everest, Curtains, Boulder Chamber, Pillar Chamber, Mud Hall, Wire rift and out. ...

Caving: Wookey Hole (08-Sep-2019)

Not much time spent underground, but I did the cave entrance control for the rescue practice from chamber 22. Lots of learning and working with different teams. ...

Caving: Wookey Hole (07-Sep-2019)

A day in Wookey Hole as part of the BCRC Rescon 2019 conference. The morning we spent in Chamber 9 practicing rigging, hauling and counterbalance etc. The afternoon I went to the resurgence and helped with transferring an injured diver into a stretcher. I then borrowed some diving kit and went for a quick swim round the resurgence pool. ...

Caving: Swildons Hole (31-Aug-2019)

Solo short round trip. Fortunately there was another group in the process of bailing the mud sump, which had quite a good airspace through when I got there. I had to spend quite a lot of time bailing the first trouble, which takes longer than normal when you are on your own!! The rest of the trip was straightforward. ...

Caving: Swildons Hole (12-Aug-2019)

Evening trip to the Old Grotto with MCR to test the Nicola Radios and also Cave Link. ...

Caving: St Cuthberts (08-Jul-2019)

Monday evening trip. Mud Hall, Water Chute, Bypass Passage, Sentry, High Chamber, September Series, Catgut, Rabbit Warren Extensions, Rabbit Warren, Railway Tunnel, Strike Passage, Boulder Chamber, Pillar Chamber, Mud Hall. A great little round trip visit different parts of the cave. ...

Caving: St Cuthberts (18-Jun-2019)

Solo trip. Wire Rift, Mud Hall, Water Chute, Bypass, Sentry, Upper Traverse, Hareem, Rabbit Warren, Plantation,  Gours, Sump 1. Back out via Stal Pitch, Dining Room, Cerberus, Everest, Boulder Chamber, Pillar Chamber, Wire Rift. ...

Caving: St Cuthberts (10-Jun-2019)

Evening trip. Mud hall, Pillar Chamber, Boulder Chamber, Upper Traverse, Railway Tunnel, Rabbit Warren, Plantation, Stal Pitch, Dining Room, Cerberus, Lake Chamber, Everest, Boulder Chamber and out. ...

Caving: Swildons Hole (29-May-2019)

Short easy trip with the kids. In the long dry way letting the kids explore around. Helen then took Andy out the short dry way, whilst Izzy and I went out the wet way.  ...

Caving: St Cuthberts (22-May-2019)

Standard tourist trip round St Cutberts in the evening. ...

Caving: St Cuthberts (16-May-2019)

Oli and Russ first trip into St Cuthberts. Did the standard tourist trip loop and looked at all the pretties. ...

Caving: Swildons Hole (07-May-2019)

Solo trip to check out water levels. There was no water in the mud sump, which I later found out was pertly due to a group going through at the weekend. Main stream water levels were also very low and there was an airgap through Sump1. ...