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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 […]

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Scroggy Bank Cave

Scroggy Bank Cave Monday, 16 February 2009 You should all go and enjoy this little gem, oh it’s such a treat!! Images The impressive entrance to Scroggy Bank Cave Posted by: Sam Allshorn Size: 127kb Width: 450 pixels Height: 600 pixels Posted: 18 February 2009

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Lost Johns

Lost Johns Saturday, 7 February 2009 A fine day for lost johns. Rob rigged the first three pitches and Tom and Noel leap frogged us and set off along down Candle and Shistol using a range of knots to go and do the round trip described in not for the faint hearted normally accessed from […]

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Hammer Pot new pitch

Hammer Pot new pitch Friday, 2 January 2009 A return was made to Hammer Pot over the last week, Tom helped carry ropes in on 30/12/08 prior to Mike C and I going for a longer trip on 02/1/06. On the trip with Tom we rigged the pitches to the head of the fifth and […]