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Giants Hole

Giants Hole Saturday, 25 October 2014 We disembarked at a reasonable hour in the morning, though it was without one member of the party as Rochelle had failed to wake up. We arrived in Hathersage at about 11 and ate a decent breakfast in the Outside caf. After sufficient consumption, we headed off through Castleton […]

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Gouffre De La Baume Des Cretes

Gouffre De La Baume Des Cretes Saturday, 18 October 2014 We had met up with our friend Joe for a weekend of caving in the Doubs region in France, a nice stop-off to break up the journey home from Southern Europe. We stayed in an excellent “Gite Speleo in Montrond-Le-Chateau. Baume Des Cretes is a […]

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Upper Flood

Upper Flood Sunday, 12 October 2014 Saturday night of Mendip saw a number of exciting developments come about. One of these was that no one else wanted to go to Upper Flood, one of the prettiest caves in the UK, apart from Nat and I. After offering it to John and Matt, who both declined, […]

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Mendips 2014 (alternate version)

Mendips 2014 (alternate version) Friday, 10 October 2014 After turning up a fashionable half an hour late to the chapel, we embarked on my favourite trip of the year: Mendips! Upon arriving in mendips was pleasantly surprised to see the Shepton hut had undergone a major refurbishment, it now had a brand new extension containing […]

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GIAG 2014

GIAG 2014 Saturday, 4 October 2014 4 hours sleep saw me feeling surprisingly fresh at 7:30on Saturday. Lots of running around and frantic battery charging ensured that the necessary faff occurred (shit weather predicted for the morning) and Brendan and I arrived at chapel last at half 9. Everyone was quite ready and equipped (we […]