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Caving: Swildons Hole (09-Jun-2022)

Steady round trip. ...

Caving: Rhino Rift (28-May-2022)

The newly bolted right hand route. Really great fun. Quite technical rigging. ...

Caving: Swildons Hole (06-May-2022)

Solo short round trip. Moving pretty quickly, no bailing required.  ...

Caving: Swildons Hole (28-Apr-2022)

Solo short round trip. Moving pretty quickly, no bailing required. A nice little trip. ...

Caving: Swildons Hole (23-Apr-2022)

Childrens's caving trip. Izzy and Oliver went to the 20' pitch and then went back with Jenna. I then took Andy and Charlotte to Barnes Loop. ...

Caving: Swildons Hole (20-Apr-2022)

Leisurely evening trip to do the round trip. Nice to not have to do any bailing of the ducks/sumps. ...

Caving: Simpsons Pot (27-Mar-2022)

I pre-rigged Valley Entrance with a ladder whilst the others walked up the hill. Another lovely walk up the hill in amazing weather. I'd forgotten just how long the entrance passage goes on for before you get to the first pitches, which we free-climbed until the first proper pitch was reached. The duck was quite low, but a feet first appro ...

Caving: Stream Passage Pot (26-Mar-2022)

After doing the Yorkshire Three Peaks on Friday, which was a very hot run.  We had a nice walk up in lovely weather to GG main entrance, we then looked at the map to navigate across to Stream Passage Pot entrance. The short entrance pitch was rigged and I carried on down the streamway to start rigging the first of the big pitches (which starts ...

Caving: St Cuthberts (18-Mar-2022)

Pulpit Pitch, Bypass Passage, Sentry Passage, Upper Traverse, Rabbit Warren to Gour Hall. Back via Everest, Boulder Chamber and Wire Rift. ...

Caving: Pwll Dwfn (07-Mar-2022)

Photo trip on pitch 3. Then Tom/Maxine and I went to the bottom of the cave before haeding out. ...

Caving: Swildons Hole (05-Mar-2022)

Went to have a look at the mud sump, which was not passable. Completely backed-up , even the ladder dig pot just before the mud sump was also flooded. Went back to the streamway and down to sump 2.  Saw Chris and Louis a few times who were on a Sump 12 trip. ...

Caving: St Cuthberts (03-Mar-2022)

Wire Rift, Lower Mud Hall, Rocky Boulder, Chockstone Rift, Coral Chamber, Coral Squeeze, Fracture Rift, Boulder Chamber, Upper Traverse, High Chamber, Catgut, RWE, Plantation Junction, Sump 1. Back out via Cerberus Hall, Everest Passage etc. ...

Caving: Craig a Ffynnon (27-Feb-2022)

Really great trip to Helicitite Passage, they were really impressive. This cave is amazingly muddy at times! ...

Caving: Reads Cavern (26-Jan-2022)

Mendip Cave Rescue were called by Avon and Somerset Police via SARCALL at 21:24 on 26th January 2022, concerning a caver physically stuck in Reads Cavern in Burrington Combe. A party of 7 had entered the cave, and one caver had attempted an awkward squeeze in Zed Alley and found that they were unable to pass a rock constriction, and had become jamm ...

Caving: Pen Park Hole (14-Jan-2022)

Photography trip. Interestting but muddy cave in the centre of Bristol. The main lake chamber was pretty impressive, as was the ladder climb down to it (required three ladders joined together). ...