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Wades-Small Mammal

The day started efficiently, until 30 minutes in where my car decided not to recognise the battery when starting, Sainsbury’s charged me for the wrong pump and a flock of sheep was herded around the car in Clapham…  Even so, we got to the winch meet shortly after 12 in sunshine.  With very low water […]

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County to Carrot Chamber via Manchester Bypass

Uploaded on behalf of Hannah: A late start to the day saw us set off from BPF at 13:00 and finally get underground around 13:30. I greatly enjoyed the meanders at the beginning of county before the short pitch. Once I had rigged the pitch, we managed to all get down by ferrying an SRT […]

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Don’t drop the light bulb: Lancaster-WR

After a subdued night of BPOTW and failing to light the fire, we woke up at 8:30, forgetting that the clocks had changed.  A faff free but slow morning saw us at Lancaster hole at 12:45, Hannah rigged quickly, leaving the pitch as a free hang.  Due to the efficiency and forward thinking on Friday […]

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Lost Johns

Lyndie met us at Inglesport for breakfast before we slid along the road to Leck fell in the mpv.  We split into two groups, those who wanted to do some rigging and those who were indifferent, the latter group followed Sam Alshorn’s rigging down centipede.  We got into the cave at 1pm after Sam H […]

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ULSA holiday – Vercors 2018

This is just a compilation of what everyone wrote in the rant books while on holiday: 9th June.  Via ferrata.  Col de Rousseb.  *Nathan, Brendan, Chris, Mike, Sarah P. After setting up camp, following an ‘interesting’ flight we headed for a quick via ferrata.  Mike, Chris and Sarah rented gear having never been before.  The […]

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Blue Spring Crystal Cave (TN)

Blue Spring Crystal Cave (TN) Monday, 8 January 2018 ‘This had better be good’ was one of the thoughts going through my head after waking up the morning of my final caving trip in Tennessee. I had changed my flight so that I could go. The briefing that we had been given was that the […]