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New Gallery Feature

I’ve added a new gallery feature to the new website, not sure how intuitive it is to use but I’m sure you’ll work it out.

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Notts 2 – Gour Inlet (Inlet 15) – Parallel Universe (vol 2)

Becka and I were itching to get back down Notts 2 to carry on the Parallel Universe survey. Saturday dawned with a fairly late start by Becka’s standards (10?) (the night before had consisted of much excitement and flaming kettles) and we were off with some faffage at Inglesport to buy gloves. A quick commute […]

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Sleets Gill

Taking advantage of the fantastic combination of gorgeous weather and a bank holiday monday, George and I decided to have a quick trip down Hydrophobia and through the sump, with an optional trip down hyperthermia if we were feeling keen. We had a lazy start and were at the layby by ~12, a quick bob […]

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Meregill

The initial group started off small, with plans of cycling due to the lack of space in the yellow van (Mr Smashy). With rope supplied by Nathaniel and George, there was no need to go to chapel. So efficient start to the trip going straight from Bramley to Skipton through Bingley, good solid dual carriageway and the opportunity to […]

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Peak – White River – Peak

Like all good ULSA liberal-minded Northerners, I decided to give Derbyshite caving a go. After such little faff, of only 3 shops visited to try to buy a Rostam-sized wetsuit and no less than 40 minutes of waiting for Botch and 35 minutes for Louise, I felt unprepared to go underground. I’d forgotten all my […]

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Hammer Pot Surveying #3

Hammer Pot Surveying #3 Saturday, 24 February 2018 Suss exped training weekend, what better training than some actual caving? A quick one in Hammer. Fountains Fell was unbelievably cold, clear conditions yielded excellent views over towards Morecambe. Bitter winds meant a speedy jog across the fell. Where normally there are a few unpleasant drips, the […]

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South Wales 2018: probably the best weekend away for some it

South Wales 2018: probably the best weekend away for some it Thursday, 25 January 2018 – Monday, 29 January 2018 Departed Dublin at around 9pm, then 4 hours later driving commenced from Emi and Rocky, who put in a great effort to get us to SWCC for 4:45am. After around 4 hours sleep I awoke […]

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Hammer Pot Surveying #2

Hammer Pot Surveying #2 Sunday, 14 January 2018 Met Becka at Fountains Fell parking spot at 11:00, she arrived on the dot so I wasn’t able to call her out for being late 🙁 We packed the bags and were off across the fell and underground for just after 12:00. Almost thirty seconds into the […]

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Blue Spring Crystal Cave (TN)

Blue Spring Crystal Cave (TN) Monday, 8 January 2018 ‘This had better be good’ was one of the thoughts going through my head after waking up the morning of my final caving trip in Tennessee. I had changed my flight so that I could go. The briefing that we had been given was that the […]

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Ireby 2 – Jupiter Cavern

Ireby 2 – Jupiter Cavern Friday, 22 December 2017 The plan was to try and do a round trip through Ireby 2 via skylight passage and cripple creek. morning delays meant that we didn’t arrive at the cave entrance until about 1pm. An encounter with Shezi and two YSS friends at the first pitch of […]