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Laddermeet

Laddermeet Sunday, 28 September 2014 I had an early start to my birthday with my alarm going off at 7. The train journey was longer than usual as we were diverted via Cas Vegas, so we made it to the Chapel a bit after half past 9, where we met Chris and Matt. Matt went […]

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Lower Long Churn Cave ‘“ Alum Pot

Lower Long Churn Cave ‘ Alum Pot Saturday, 20 September 2014 Maz had chosen this trip for her birthday. Luckily there was no rain forecast. We arrived at an empty Alum Pot Lane early in the morning and made our way past Alum Pot. Kev and Vicky went to Upper Long Churn Cave while we […]

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Roaring, Sunset and walkies

Roaring, Sunset and walkies Saturday, 20 September 2014 – Sunday, 21 September 2014 After a successful International Freshers Fair, it was decided that we would not be leaving until Saturday rather than Friday as proposed. I awoke to much action, and decided to ignore it and eat my breakfast. Peachey and I set off for […]

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Gingling Hole

Gingling Hole Saturday, 6 September 2014 As the date of the permit drew nearer, the forecast was good so we decided to get a trip going. Shezi unfortunately injured herself while cycling. Her place was taken by the youngest Brook who was happy to be on the rigging team. We met at 7 at the […]

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Hell Hole

Hell Hole Friday, 5 September 2014 The day before had seen me move into Beamsley Terrace; to celebrate this occasion alcohol (or liquid painkiller as it is now known) was consumed into the early hours of the morning. At 9 I managed to get Brendan up with Peachey being told that, were all ready and […]

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Grotte Roche, a case of

Grotte Roche, a case of Friday, 29 August 2014 Better get some cream for that. Despite sounding more like the name for an unfortunate itchy condition than a cave, this was a nice fun trip with Paul, who lives locally in the Vercors. It is situated in the Bourne Gorge, and was a nice relaxing […]

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Gouffre Berger

Gouffre Berger Sunday, 24 August 2014 Yes! Yes! We got to the bottom of the Berger. We attended the joint RRCPC and CSCA (Combined Services Caving Association) trip to the Berger which turned out to be highly successful, with around 40 people bottoming the cave! Amazing considering how unlucky other clubs were with the hideous […]

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Austria CUCC Expo 2014: Kaninchen Hohle and 107 connection

Austria CUCC Expo 2014: Kaninchen Hohle and 107 connection Friday, 25 July 2014 – Thursday, 21 August 2014 When I was out on CUCC expo, I didnt really get involved with the Sam Allshorne caves as Nat and Katey (I only went in Balkonyhohle twice and didnt get into Tunnocks until midway through expo), so […]

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Austria CUCC exped

Austria CUCC exped Friday, 25 July 2014 – Thursday, 21 August 2014 3 Idiots go to Austria Arriving mainly mishap free (apart from a police search in Munich) at Bad Aussee station we realized that none of us really knew the way and we hadnt organized transport; ah wellIts probably up this way, up a […]

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Sima GESM and the Story of Bum Lice

Sima GESM and the Story of Bum Lice Saturday, 19 July 2014 – Sunday, 3 August 2014 Prepare yourselves people – you may need a cup of tea and a slice of cake for this one… Part 1 ‘ Preparing the Dive for Mr Serious This aim of this expedition was to put two divers […]