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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 […]

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Ireby 2 to Ireby 1 the second easier big breakthrough.

Ireby 2 to Ireby 1 the second easier big breakthrough. Sunday, 7 December 2008 Our trip the day before had been hastily cancelled but some went and cleared the bags from Ireby 1. Dave Ramsys powers of persuasion were not sufficient to attract any revellers from the Dales Bridge and he spent the day decorating […]

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Hammer Pot

Hammer Pot Saturday, 20 September 2008 We had initially been invited to join a black rose trip but since they were unable to attend they kindly sent us their permit. All went well although some what slow in Stemple Rift with such massively heavy bags. One bag contained the drill all the capping gear except […]

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Growling Hole-Fatboy Slim

Growling Hole-Fatboy Slim Saturday, 19 April 2008 A fine trip to the bottom after Tom described in detail the affects of falling over 70m down a vertical shaft whilst i was hanging from bolts over the 70m black void. The main outcome after Tom’s description can be summarised as a gooey splat. The stainless steel […]

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I’ll pay you to tresspass on my land AKA Sheep tipping

I’ll pay you to tresspass on my land AKA Sheep tipping Thursday, 3 April 2008 An evening on Fountains fell started fine with the farmer passing us and heading into the field we were just about to walk across without permission. Once at the Echo Pot field having not seen the farmer again, a sheep […]

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Langcliffe Pot Via Oddmire to New Fearnought Choke

Langcliffe Pot Via Oddmire to New Fearnought Choke Sunday, 17 February 2008 Mike suggested this trip on Wednesday or Thursday and what a corker! We’d all been to Boireau Falls chamber before and with settled cold weather it was perfect. We set off poorly disguised as walkers and arrived at the entrance to find the […]

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Cow Pot- Aardvark Country

Cow Pot- Aardvark Country Saturday, 9 February 2008 Having lost Si on his way to the dales the jolly duo set off. Tom was leading as he had the description. Sam Allshorn rigged the entrance pitch and sat at the bottom waiting for Tom. He arrived and SRT gear was packed away. Once having convinced […]

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Bang Inlet- King Pot

Bang Inlet- King Pot Saturday, 2 February 2008 The drive into Kingsdale was exciting, with steep corners and ice! All the gear was packed and the trio set off for the entrance. I then returned to the car to collect the rest of the stuff namely the safety specs which i had stupidly left in […]