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Adventures in Hobbitland Part 4: Greenlink Camp, Scary Times

Adventures in Hobbitland Part 4: Greenlink Camp, Scary Times Friday, 30 October 2015 – Sunday, 1 November 2015 Second weekend caving in a row, things were starting to look up a bit on this front after 2 months of no caving. Early start at 5:30am after 3 hours sleep. In Picton, got a lift with […]

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Surveying with a moron

Surveying with a moron Sunday, 25 October 2015 With promises of what was described to be ‘efficient’ and ‘fun’, I was persuaded to accompany Brendan on a trip with the objective of resurveying part of the Kingsdale Master Cave, specifically Carrot Passage and adjoining passages not far from Valley Entrance. The trip was also a […]

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Adventures in Hobbitland Part Three: NZSS AGM

Adventures in Hobbitland Part Three: NZSS AGM Friday, 23 October 2015 – Monday, 26 October 2015 Got the ferry with Arvid (overly keen and efficient German), Gav (really socially awkward diesel mechanic: if the lead character of a film drives a ford you know its going to be bad) and Marcus (chilled out NZ guy, […]

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Swildon 9 – Long Round

Swildon 9 – Long Round Saturday, 17 October 2015 TU 7hrs Sump 9 is the furthest you can get in Swildons without proper cave diving, so a trip here has been on my hit list for as long as I can remember. Now with people willing and able to join me it was finally a […]

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Stoke Lane Slocker

Stoke Lane Slocker Saturday, 17 October 2015 On the Saturday of the Mendips weekend, with plently of leaders for Swildons and GB, me, Nat and Matt opted for a non-fresher trip, Stoke Lane Slocker. Having given up trying to read the ridiculously in-depth description, I didnt really know what to expect from the trip, aside […]