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Caving: Swildons Hole (17-Feb-2021)

Steady going trip down to sump 1 and back. Water levels were reasonably high. ...

Caving: Swildons Hole (13-Dec-2020)

Water levels were fairly high. Izzy did really well getting up and down the ladder pitch in such wet conditions. Her first trip past double pots. We stopped at Barnes Loop for a snack before heading out. ...

Caving: St Cuthberts (03-Dec-2020)

Wire rift, mud hall, boulder chamber, upper traverse, rabbit warren, plantation, gour hall, sump 1. Back out via stal pitch, cerberus series, everest, boulder chamber, fracture rift, coral chamber, rocky boulder, mud hall, wire rift. Had planned to go to sump 2, but the water levels on the approach passage to sump 1 were very high, only a few inche ...

Caving: St Cuthberts (20-Nov-2020)

Wire Rift, Lower Mud Hall, Rocky Boulder, Chockstone Rift, Coral Chamber, Coral Squeeze, Fracture Rift, Boulder Chamber, Upper Traverse, High Chamber, Catgut, RWE, Dining Room, Cerberus Series, Everest Passage, Boulder Chamber, Pillar Chamber, Mud Hall, Wire Rift. Top dam had been left in (with a piece of wood across the pipe) and was overflowing w ...

Caving: St Cuthberts (28-Oct-2020)

Wire rift, mud hall, boulder chamber, upper traverse, september series, catgut, RWE, struggle passage, gour hall, rabbit warren, railway tunnel, strike, curtains, boulder chamber, mud hall and out. ...

Caving: Goatchurch Cavern (25-Oct-2020)

To the drain pipe and back with the kids. ...

Caving: St Cuthberts (15-Oct-2020)

Wire rift, boulder chamber, upper traverse, high chamber, september series, victory passage, cut-through to cone chamber, september boulder ruckle, high chamber, upper traverse, railway tunnel, rabbit warren to top of stal pitch, up streamway to everest passage and out. ...

Caving: St Cuthberts (17-Sep-2020)

Pulpit Pitch, lower mud hall, rocky boulder, chockstone rift, coral chamber, coral squeeze, fracture rift, boulder chamber, upper traverse, high chamber, catgut, RWE, struggle passage, plantation, stal pitch, dining room, cerberus series, everest, boulder chamber, pillar chamber, mud hall, wire rift. ...

Caving: St Cuthberts (06-Aug-2020)

Wire rift, mud hall, pillar chamber, boulder chamber, strike passage, railway tunnel, rabbit warren, plantation, gour hall, sump 1. Back out via main stream, stal pitch, bypass passage, water chute, mud hall and wire rift. ...

Caving: St Cuthberts (23-Jul-2020)

Evening trip: Wire rift, lower mud hall, rocky boulder, chockstone rift, coral chamber, coral squeeze, fracture rift, boulder chamber, upper traverse, hareem, railway tunnel, rabbit warren, dining room, cerberus series, lake chamber, everest, boulder chamber, crystals, lower mud hall and out via wire rift. ...

Caving: Dan-Yr-Ogof (17-Jul-2020)

First proper caving trip post covid-19 lockdown. The showcave was still closed. Nice to be back underground on a decent trip. Did the round trip plus a loop up to the risings. ...

Caving: Swildons Hole (04-Jul-2020)

First Covid-19 post lockdown trip with the kids. Short dry way in, to just beyond the ladder pitch, out via the wet way. ...

Caving: St Cuthberts (01-Mar-2020)

Rescue of party that were trapped beyond the entrace rift. Fire brigade pumped out enough water until we were able to get in. ...

Caving: St Cuthberts (18-Feb-2020)

Wire rift, mud hall, pillar, boulder chamber, upper traverse, high chamber, september chamber, catgut, RWE, RW, plantation, gour hall. Then back out via plantation, RW, railway tunnel, strike passage, curtains, boulder chamber, pillar, mud hall and wire rift. ...

Caving: St Cuthberts (17-Feb-2020)

An explore around Rocky Boulder and Coral Chamber. Wire rift, mud hall, lower mud hall, rocky boulder. Then back to mud hall and pillar chamber to boulder chamber then quarry corner. Abseiled down the rescue route to chockstone rift. Then Coral chamber, coral squeeze, fracture rift and back to boulder chamber and out. ...