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Martian Caves

What do you get when you mix an Australian space enthusiast and documentary maker with a British chemist and caver, a space cave science documentary apparently. For those of you who don’t know James, he’s an exchange student from Perth who runs a YouTube channel called Atomic Frontier. As for me, I’m a postgraduate chemical engineering student at the […]

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SUSS Tresviso Training weekend at the SWCC

After spending all week looking forward to seeing Leo again, I was bitterly disappointed to find the cold, knife sharpening sociopath we all knew and loved had been replaced with a seemingly happy and content creature recently returned from fun midweek escape to an Edinburgh event called Fringe with his girlfriend Lydia… Never the less […]

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CHECC photos

CHECC photos Tuesday, 22 November 2016 Apparently photos on ukc have to exist somewhere on the internet before they can be uploaded. £ Comments Disgusting. That is no way to treat a pineapple! Sam Allshorn Wednesday, 23 November 2016 Images photo number 1 Posted by: Brendan Hall Size: 67kb Width: 502 pixels Height: 600 pixels […]

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King of the Hard Cavers (King Pot)

King of the Hard Cavers (King Pot) Friday, 29 July 2016 Prologue No caving on the ULSA holiday and a walking to caving ratio of about 50:1 on the SUSS expedition, now was time to ease into some post injury caving. Turns out my injury was a near miss, fortunately I only exploded the end […]

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Serbia with SUSS 2016

Serbia with SUSS 2016 Saturday, 2 July 2016 – Monday, 18 July 2016 Last month I joined SUSS and ASAK on a 2 week expedition in Serbia. This was an expedition that had great potential, suss had put alot of time and effort into organising things and furthermore the Serbians were next level cavers, they […]

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SUSS Exped Training weekend

SUSS Exped Training weekend Friday, 11 March 2016 Arriving at TSG Friday night Rachel and I were greeted by a strange man with short hair, turns out this was actually Sam Allshorn who had made the right decision to cut off his dreadlocks. The rest of suss arrived the next morning. Jack handed me a […]

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Austria Expo 2015

Austria Expo 2015 Tuesday, 23 June 2015 Last summer, a large portion of this years student intake explored caves on the Loser Plateau as part of the Cambridge University Caving Clubs (CUCC) annual expedition to Austria. Much has to be said for the advertisement from Nat, Rob, Holly and Noel as eight expo-virgins jetted off […]

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SUSS Holiday

SUSS Holiday Sunday, 14 June 2015 – Friday, 3 July 2015 Day 1: Travel Burnley -> Leeds -> London -> Stanstead -> Bilbao -> Matienzo. After a night of sleeping in Stanstead airport, and very rainy drive over from Bilbao airport, we arrived at the Matienzo campsite, (Thanks for driving Jeff!). The campsite was much […]

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Ireby Fell

Ireby Fell Saturday, 31 January 2015 After the misshapes of South Wales; it had been decided to have one of the most organised caving trips in ULSAs 50 year history , this unfortunately was not to be. With this on mind the trip was planned. Starting times to the extreme of 6:00am were suggested but […]