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Hensler’s Pot

Hensler’s Pot Saturday, 3 May 2008 Tom was found on Sat morning in the thief desperately trying to finish his chips and sausages in time to make it in time for a clean-up trip in dowbergill passage and so avoid abuse from a certain member of said trip. However, faced with the prospect of taking […]

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Daren Cilau – Restaurant at the End of the Universe

Daren Cilau – Restaurant at the End of the Universe Saturday, 22 March 2008 – Sunday, 23 March 2008 This epic trip had been months in the planning. By this I mean someone mentioned it a few months ago and I spent most of Thursday afternoon at work trying to organise a last minute botch-job. […]

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Pip – Extreme ways – Peterson

Pip – Extreme ways – Peterson Saturday, 8 March 2008 Finally a weekend of caving. (I’ve been trying to go for weeks but unfortunately recent attempts have been Jeppsardised) We were looking to do something exciting and awkward, but unfortunately the weather said NO to all the trips we had in mind and Tom had […]

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Coolagh Stream Cave

Coolagh Stream Cave Friday, 14 December 2007 We wanted an early start to this fine but wet cave as the weather seemed to be more threatening rain in the afternoons. So little Guinness was drunk the night before and we arose at 7:30. Even though it was a fairly nice day with only high thin […]

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Faunarooska Cave

Faunarooska Cave Wednesday, 12 December 2007 An epic 15 hour voyage to Co. Clare in Ireland, involving sleeping in a kiddies play area on the ferry in a fort constructed out of soft blocks (we were too stingy to pay for a cabin and it was either this or the deck), saw us arriving at […]

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Old Ing to Dismal Hill – half the free dive

Old Ing to Dismal Hill – half the free dive Saturday, 6 October 2007 After our fairly successful fresher meet at Birkwith I got roped into trying the free dive connection between Old Ing and Dismal Hill, whilst Chris and Steve who didn’t have wetsuits came along to bypass the sump in the bypass crawl. […]

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Birks Fell Cave

Birks Fell Cave Saturday, 1 September 2007 A lack of things to do at work means I can write some rant… It was good to finally tick this excellent pothole, which has proved fairly elusive in previous years (was raining/ hungover/ went to watch lots of cars smash into each other) When our party arrived […]

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Dowbergill Passage

Dowbergill Passage Sunday, 6 May 2007 Another highly organised and well planned trip started with me supposedly picking up Martin at 12, but couldn’t decide what to do as was raining a little. Decided to do Dowbergill passage as someone at work had been going on about how it was his favourite trip. First we […]

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KMC – Rowten Sumps

KMC – Rowten Sumps Saturday, 28 April 2007 Arriving a little late at 4pm to join the surveying parties up on west kingsdale and finding the Greenclose locked, I decided to go for a quick jaunt down Valley Entrance to kill some time. The water levels were quite low, and at the rowten sumps the […]