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Mossdale Siphon Passage

Went with Andy W, to look at draining this passage. Water levels were low, extra neoprene was donned and then two hoods. Andy had been in first got to a low bit. This I managed to pass and got to a longer low section. This again was passed and passage turned another corner with the […]

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Eastern Front aven climbing

It had been a long time since I’d been back here. Becka kindley belayed. The traverse at the top was quickly passed, a boulder blockage was demolished as Becka came up and then she was sent forth into the unknown. Unfortunately the passage continued it’s ascent up an unpleasantly loose looking climb. Becka went so […]

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Keld Beck Cave

Now this little gem is hidden high above Dent Station. The one person who has been twice has described it as flooding like Mossdale but have three Nemesis chokes one after the other. I don’t disagree much with this the signs of flooding are there and the place is loose in parts. Some might consider […]

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Gardening and composting Flood Cavern the lower reaches.

Gardening and composting Flood Cavern the lower reaches. Wednesday, 12 July 2017 Took the day off as the forecast was fine. Again cave had flooded so some clearing to reach old end. Got there and cracked on. The proceeding crawl was enlarged a little debris was cleared from where I’d got to before. The hole […]

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Gardening and composting – a trip to Flood Cavern Dent

Gardening and composting – a trip to Flood Cavern Dent Saturday, 17 June 2017 A couple of weeks into fine weather and Beardy has been to Dent to look at getting into Flood Cavern. He reports the entrances are all lost and there is no hope. Challenge set with survey in hand, a collection of […]

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Gingling Hole

Gingling Hole Sunday, 28 February 2016 The main reason for writing this rant is to claim the 1000th rant! It is impressive that he got himself stuck just there Gingling Pot {he means Hole}. He was carrying barely half a bag (aka a dinny bag). I suspect it was the gravitational pull of apathy that […]

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Newby Moss Pot

Newby Moss Pot Saturday, 18 August 2012 Did some work Comments Is drystone walling your new hobby, or do you still actually go caving? 😉 Holly Bradley Monday, 03 September 2012 Images Started the like this… Posted by: Sam Allshorn Size: 136kb Width: 450 pixels Height: 600 pixels Posted: 28 August 2012 Ended the day […]

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Slanting Cave

Slanting Cave Monday, 31 May 2010 Yesterday we reached the bottom of this little corker after a previous trip in which the 2nd duck “The Trap” had been cleared. The cave beyond is well decorated including some calcited flies. The pitches require 35m of rope and two hangers, two slings and three krabs then you […]

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Beyond Too Long Gone, Mug’s Chamber

Beyond Too Long Gone, Mug’s Chamber Sunday, 9 May 2010 Sunday trip into the Extensions, the aim was to dig the choke beyond the sump in Too Long Gone. Rapid progress had us there by 1.30 after a 9.30 start. 45mins of hair raising boulder trundling and sitting chest deep in chilly water found the […]

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Ireby Once Again

Ireby Once Again Sunday, 15 March 2009 Ireby once again. Several members of the Black Rose had offered to help drag some bags. Mike set off with Rob Stafford (ULSA) to set up drag trays and the like ahead of willing help. Having prepared the trays Duncan and Pete (2 of the 3 that were […]