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Trapdoor Pot

Trapdoor Pot Friday, 29 December 2006 As it was rather wet in the dales, a trip down Trapdoor Pot was in order. Very pleasant pothole with a series of short pitches and then a pretty impressive final pitch of around 40m called ‘Megatron’ leading to the bottom. The passages between the pitches is varied and […]

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Swan Dike Pot

Swan Dike Pot Saturday, 23 December 2006 Friday evening saw us (me, Tom & John) back in Craftman’s to collect the gear and have a look down Mouse pitch. Saturday (today) saw us down Swan Dyke Pot, a trip I’d quite fancied doing after hearing about it from Sam Allshorn and Mike Cooper. After a […]

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Riano inlet expedition (Matienzo)

Riano inlet expedition (Matienzo) Sunday, 10 December 2006 After two days down Torno Paying our respects to Granny and looking at a few leads including around 30 unsurveyed meters down to a sump at the bottom of Torno, we set out on our second project of the trip. Tour guide Footleg managed to get the […]

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Masson Lees Quarry to Youd’s Level – Through Trip

Masson Lees Quarry to Youd’s Level – Through Trip Saturday, 9 December 2006 T he team parked on Salters Lane after first dropping Antonys van off in Matlock Bath, and the brief walk across the hill to Masson Lees quarry to begin the game of Whatabout as none of us knew exactly where the entrance […]