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Clapham Bottoms Pot – Troubled Waters Series

Clapham Bottoms Pot – Troubled Waters Series Sunday, 30 March 2008 After a ‘particularly’ heavy night at the Helwith, a short caving trip was required to cure the nasty hangover. I’d been keen to visit clapham bottoms pot ever since hearing about the WRCPC breakthrough into the Troubled Waters Series. After tom arrived back from […]

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Eastwater – West end series

Eastwater – West end series Sunday, 23 March 2008 Excellent 3hr trip to Regent Street in the west end series. Quite a varied trip with plenty of crawling, a few narrow bits, the nice ladder pitch of Dolphin Pot and some interesting-shaped passage – in particular Soho with its roof pendants. Regent Street provides a […]

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Daren Cilau – Restaurant at the End of the Universe

Daren Cilau – Restaurant at the End of the Universe Saturday, 22 March 2008 – Sunday, 23 March 2008 This epic trip had been months in the planning. By this I mean someone mentioned it a few months ago and I spent most of Thursday afternoon at work trying to organise a last minute botch-job. […]

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Swildon’s Nine

Swildon’s Nine Saturday, 22 March 2008 Another late night and plenty of beer resulted in waking up feeling rather grim again. Mendip beer doesn’t seem to agree with me! Today we planned to go to sump 9, a trip I’d fancied doing since getting a copy of the excellent swildons book. The usual late start […]

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Priddy Green Sink

Priddy Green Sink Friday, 21 March 2008 Drove down to mendips on the thursday night and proceeded to get drunk and wake up feeling rather grim on friday morning. Gordon Coldwell offered to take us on a trip down Priddy Green and out through Swildons as he’d done it before. A late start saw us […]

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Bang Inlet, King Pot

Bang Inlet, King Pot Saturday, 8 March 2008 Given the appalling weather, another trip to Bang Inlet in King Pot was in order. After acquiring a drill bit from Tim Allen of the NCC we made our way to a very wild kingsdale where there were numerous vehicles parked up close to Valley Entrance……always seems […]

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Pip – Extreme ways – Peterson

Pip – Extreme ways – Peterson Saturday, 8 March 2008 Finally a weekend of caving. (I’ve been trying to go for weeks but unfortunately recent attempts have been Jeppsardised) We were looking to do something exciting and awkward, but unfortunately the weather said NO to all the trips we had in mind and Tom had […]