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Boggarts Roaring

Boggarts Roaring Saturday, 28 March 2015 With Kristian feeling unwell I joined the boggarts team. Trip started with a bang as Luke dropped tacklebag down pitch onto rather unwell looking sheep. Splat. Awkward rigging positions and annoying crawls were the main theme with several pitches requiring ‘awkward’ negotiations’ over the pitch head. An interesting trip […]

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Dachstein Training Weekend

Dachstein Training Weekend Friday, 27 March 2015 – Sunday, 29 March 2015 The journey down was most interesting and educational, with stops to admire Luke’s duck/Rob calling ability, Dan’s rock skimming talent and to fully understand the contrast between cheery Tania and depressing Rob. An entire chicken and loaf of bread was devoured to power […]

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Pippikin Pot to Wretched Rabbit – Reversing Descriptions

Pippikin Pot to Wretched Rabbit – Reversing Descriptions Monday, 23 March 2015 Meant to write this up closer the time but failed. The notorious route finding involved with big Ease Gill through trips (e.g. Pip to Top Sink) has often put me off leading trips that span the system, preferring to stick with what I […]

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Post NCHECC Easegill Wanderings

Post NCHECC Easegill Wanderings Sunday, 22 March 2015 – Tuesday, 24 March 2015 NCHECC was over for all except five hardy individuals who stayed out until Tuesday, those cavers being me, Mike, Sarah, George and Brendan. After a day of being indoors at the Bradford, Mike, Brendan and I fancied an evening trip and decided […]