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Giant’s Cave (Malvern Hills)

Giant’s Cave (Malvern Hills) Sunday, 11 March 2007 A tough trip to explore what is arguably one of the most difficult caves in Herefordshire. A gruelling walk-in to the entrance, located near the summit of the highest point in the county. Once there we were lucky to meet another explorer who was able to give […]

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Boggarts Roaring Holes

Boggarts Roaring Holes Friday, 9 March 2007 Almost two weeks without caving (a rarity for myself) meant I jumped at the chance to join Tom and Ben for their friday afternoon trip. Ben suggested Boggarts, a pothole on Dowlass Moss close to Trapdoor which was extended in 2001 and now offers a fairly deep, mostly […]

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Aquamole Pot

Aquamole Pot Saturday, 3 March 2007 The old gits rose again from their comfy chairs to go caving. The trip started in it’s normal fashion, Tim beating down the door of Inglesport, as it opened, wanting to buy shiny gear before a large breakfast. Rob, Ann and Richard turned up shortly afterwards. Two trip members […]

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Iles Inlet Extensions and Corkscrew Chamber in Agen Allwedd

Iles Inlet Extensions and Corkscrew Chamber in Agen Allwedd Saturday, 24 February 2007 What was to have been an easy weekend’s caving, taking my niece and brother-in-law caving for the first time, turned into a bit more of an epic when my family couldn’t make the weekend. We were staying at a hut which Paul […]

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Hangman’s hole

Hangman’s hole Tuesday, 6 February 2007 This had been intended to be a Sunday trip after Lost Johns but alas 13.5hours underground for Mike and dinner at 2am lead to a rethink. So on Tuesday morning, Mike and Sam Allshorn set off for this fine ULSA discovery. A short hand line was used on a […]

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Titan To Peak: Rob’s Birthday trip

Titan To Peak: Rob’s Birthday trip Saturday, 3 February 2007 An early morning rendezvous in Castleton on a clear day with a very hard frost led to breakfast at the TSG hut before setting off up the hill to the Titan entrance shaft which is easily identified by the enormous pile of spoil and is […]

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Trapdoor Pot

Trapdoor Pot Saturday, 27 January 2007 Trapdoor offers a fine day out to anyone there is a series of short pitches initially connected by routes through poised blocks and loose passageways, this improves beyond the Stripper, the 3rd squeeze. A short pitch that became a climb after the passage below it was blasted. The short […]

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Shrapnel Pot

Shrapnel Pot Sunday, 21 January 2007 Fine trip down what is probably a fairly rarely-visited pothole. Indeed the guidebook description makes it sound a little grim, so it was definitely worth a look. Arrived at the entrance to Hunt Pot to find a rather impressive stream sinking down the classic main shaft. Shrapnel is higher […]

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Dale Head Pot

Dale Head Pot Thursday, 4 January 2007 This wasn’t a caving trip as such but still merits a rant. If you have read Northern Caves you’ll know that Dale Head is block, if you have read Not for the Faint Hearted you’ll know Dale Head is open, but it’s not until you make the visit […]