Rants

This section contains a selection of caving-related rants from ULSA members.

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Rant By Date Posted Updated
Sleets Gill George Breley Sunday, 7 May 2017 10/05/2017
Rowten Pot, pulling through to Valley Entrance Wob Rotson Saturday, 6 May 2017 09/05/2017
Pwll Swnd Rachel Turnbull Saturday, 29 April 2017 08/05/2017
Bull Pot (Kingsdale) Mike Butcher Sunday, 30 April 2017 05/05/2017
Sleets Gill Mike Butcher Monday, 1 May 2017 05/05/2017
Car Pot Bolting Wob Rotson Sunday, 30 April 2017 02/05/2017
Washfold Pot George Breley Monday, 24 April 2017 25/04/2017
France trip (abridged) Kristian Brook Monday, 29 March 2004 10/04/2017
Lancaster Main Drain: Rubber Dinghy Rapids Wob Rotson Friday, 24 March 2017 27/03/2017
Rift Pot not New Rift Pot Luke Stangroom Saturday, 18 March 2017 20/03/2017
Broken Finger Pot Wob Rotson Monday, 13 February 2017 14/02/2017 15/02/2017
The Slow Group Down Lost Johns Nadia R-C Sunday, 5 February 2017 08/02/2017
Boxhead - Lyle Cavern Round trip Wob Rotson Sunday, 5 February 2017 06/02/2017 10/02/2017
Prov to Dow: Hardy's Horror Wob Rotson Tuesday, 24 January 2017 30/01/2017
A Quest for Adventure: Daren Cilau, Jason and the Argosnorts Wob Rotson Saturday, 21 January 2017 23/01/2017
The Logvinova Saga: Assassination Attempt #1 Wob Rotson Saturday, 7 January 2017 07/01/2017
Peterson to Mistral: clash of the SUSS lighting clans Nadia R-C Saturday, 31 December 2016 07/01/2017
Trapdoor Pot Bottomed: the deepest sejourn of the SUSS flag Wob Rotson Wednesday, 21 December 2016 28/12/2016
Simpson Pot Yuko Suzuki Sunday, 11 December 2016 13/12/2016
Simpsons again Wob Rotson Sunday, 11 December 2016 13/12/2016
Penyghent Scaff Wob Rotson Saturday, 10 December 2016 13/12/2016
Christmas Cracker, Cracking!! Yuko Suzuki Saturday, 3 December 2016 06/12/2016
Lost Johns Mud Inlet out Notts II Nathanael Dalton Saturday, 26 November 2016 02/12/2016 05/12/2016
Little Hull Pot Kristian Brook Thursday, 1 December 2016 02/12/2016
Little Hull Pot Wob Rotson Thursday, 1 December 2016 02/12/2016
Swan Dike Pot Wob Rotson Thursday, 24 November 2016 25/11/2016 28/11/2016
CHECC photos Brendan Hall Tuesday, 22 November 2016 22/11/2016 23/11/2016
Notts: Not for Me Kayla Ford Saturday, 12 November 2016 14/11/2016 21/11/2016
Tied up in Notts George Breley Saturday, 12 November 2016 13/11/2016
Pool Sink to Wretched via many Straw Chambers Wob Rotson Sunday, 6 November 2016 10/11/2016
Easegill (County pot to wretched rabbit) Nosayba Azhari Sunday, 6 November 2016 09/11/2016 10/11/2016
First ULSA rant Natasha Afford Sunday, 6 November 2016 09/11/2016
In Which Wretched Rabbit Lives up to its Name Kayla Ford Sunday, 6 November 2016 09/11/2016 22/11/2016
Simpsons: a quick jaunt Wob Rotson Sunday, 30 October 2016 07/11/2016
A Friday Morning with the Middle Aged Men Wob Rotson Friday, 4 November 2016 04/11/2016
Giants Hole Lower Series Round Trip Wob Rotson Sunday, 23 October 2016 31/10/2016
Crashing a DCU Freshers Trip Nathanael Dalton Friday, 7 October 2016 - Sunday, 9 October 2016 23/10/2016
The Main Attraction at Ingleton Waterfalls Trail George Breley Saturday, 22 October 2016 22/10/2016 24/10/2016
Mr Breley Gets Busy in the Kitchen Wob Rotson Friday, 21 October 2016 21/10/2016
the Stoner Procession: a Session Record Wob Rotson Tuesday, 20 April 2004 19/10/2016
Penyghent Pot: Rebolting 10th Pitch and Eerie Pot, then more Wob Rotson Saturday, 8 October 2016 11/10/2016
Agen Allwedd Grand Circle Rachel Turnbull Sunday, 11 September 2016 08/10/2016
Trapdoor Pot attempt 1 Wob Rotson Wednesday, 28 September 2016 03/10/2016
Giving it a Go - Coppy Gill Exit George Breley Sunday, 2 October 2016 03/10/2016
Newby Moss Nadia R-C Friday, 23 September 2016 26/09/2016
Bar Pot on Ladders and a Henslers round trip to Bar Pot Aven Wob Rotson Saturday, 24 September 2016 25/09/2016
Beware The Technicolour Bin Burglar George Breley Friday, 23 September 2016 25/09/2016
Not At All Balls Deep in Large Pot Wob Rotson Saturday, 3 September 2016 20/09/2016 22/09/2016
Prov to Dow Wob Rotson Friday, 19 August 2016 19/09/2016
Eurospeleo Wob Rotson Saturday, 13 August 2016 - Saturday, 20 August 2016 19/09/2016
Kristian's Bulgaria Trip Kristian Brook Tuesday, 6 September 2016 18/09/2016
Penyghent Pot - Friday 13th Series Wob Rotson Tuesday, 16 August 2016 30/08/2016 10/09/2016
Serbia with SUSS 2016 Brendan Hall Saturday, 2 July 2016 - Monday, 18 July 2016 11/08/2016
Two in the Pink, Two in the Stink: Yockenthwaite & Nick Pots Wob Rotson Tuesday, 9 August 2016 - Wednesday, 10 August 2016 10/08/2016 11/08/2016
King of the Hard Cavers (King Pot) Brendan Hall Friday, 29 July 2016 28/07/2016
Trapdoor Holly Bradley Wednesday, 27 April 2016 20/05/2016
Gingling Hole Holly Bradley Sunday, 15 May 2016 20/05/2016 25/05/2016
Hunter Lodge Inn Sink - Glueing Stal Mike Butcher Sunday, 15 May 2016 15/05/2016 18/05/2016
Pike O stickle south face directissima Jonathan Booth Sunday, 21 March 2004 13/04/2016
Dowbergill Passage John Holloway Saturday, 9 April 2016 11/04/2016
Sell Gill Nathanael Dalton Sunday, 3 April 2016 10/04/2016
Notts 2 + Election Hole George Breley Friday, 27 February 2004 22/03/2016
SUSS Exped Training weekend Brendan Hall Friday, 11 March 2016 15/03/2016
Gingling Hole Sam Allshorn Sunday, 28 February 2016 08/03/2016 18/04/2016
Gingling Pot Nathanael Dalton Saturday, 27 February 2016 07/03/2016 09/03/2016
Cramp Cave on GIAG day Matthew Day Saturday, 13 February 2016 15/02/2016
Spring GIAG 2016 Rachel Turnbull Saturday, 13 February 2016 14/02/2016
Bull Pot of the Witches Amy Wardle Saturday, 6 February 2016 12/02/2016
Rowten Pot, a while ago. (2.0) Caroline Nunn Sunday, 13 December 2015 02/02/2016
Swildon 9 - Long Round Mike Butcher Saturday, 17 October 2015 02/02/2016 12/02/2016
Austria Expo 2015 Brendan Hall Tuesday, 23 June 2015 24/01/2016 27/01/2016
Felix Trombe R. Gareth Sewell Friday, 11 December 2015 - Sunday, 20 December 2015 28/12/2015
Christmas Cracker (Hillocks) Nathanael Dalton Saturday, 5 December 2015 27/12/2015
Christmas Pot Nathanael Dalton Saturday, 19 December 2015 27/12/2015
The Survey of Gingling Hole Holly Bradley Thursday, 15 July 2004 04/12/2015 12/02/2016
Grange Rigg Holly Bradley Saturday, 21 November 2015 28/11/2015
Stoke Lane Slocker Sarah Parker Saturday, 17 October 2015 02/11/2015
Adventures in Hobbitland Part 4: Greenlink Camp, Scary Times Wob Rotson Friday, 30 October 2015 - Sunday, 1 November 2015 02/11/2015
Adventures in Hobbitland Part Three: NZSS AGM Wob Rotson Friday, 23 October 2015 - Monday, 26 October 2015 27/10/2015
Surveying with a moron George Breley Sunday, 25 October 2015 25/10/2015 25/09/2016
Grotte du Lancot Nathanael Dalton Monday, 31 August 2015 02/10/2015 04/10/2015
Traversing the Reseau de Soudet Noel Snape Sunday, 2 August 2015 11/09/2015 06/05/2017
Gouffre des Ordons Rachel Turnbull Sunday, 30 August 2015 10/09/2015
Le Verneau Rachel Turnbull Saturday, 29 August 2015 10/09/2015
Hobbitland Adventures Part 2 - a Week on Takaka Hill Wob Rotson Friday, 21 August 2015 - Tuesday, 1 September 2015 04/09/2015
Birks Fell Cave John Holloway Saturday, 30 May 2015 24/08/2015
Hobbitland Adventures Part 1: Black Sabbath and Adfrenchures Wob Rotson Friday, 24 July 2015 - Sunday, 26 July 2015 26/07/2015 27/07/2015
SUSS Holiday Brendan Hall Sunday, 14 June 2015 - Friday, 3 July 2015 08/07/2015 08/09/2015
Deleted Brendan Hall Sunday, 14 June 2015 - Friday, 3 July 2015 08/07/2015
Deleted Brendan Hall Sunday, 14 June 2015 - Friday, 3 July 2015 08/07/2015
Deleted Brendan Hall Thursday, 16 April 2015 08/07/2015
A fine East Kingsdale day out... Sam Allshorn Saturday, 27 March 2004 15/06/2015
Pippikin Pot to Wretched Rabbit - Reversing Descriptions Mike Butcher Monday, 23 March 2015 08/06/2015 16/06/2015
Callaun 2 Nathanael Dalton Sunday, 5 April 2015 - Monday, 6 April 2015 08/04/2015 11/04/2015
Doolin River Cave, St. Catherines (1) to Fisherstreet Pot Nathanael Dalton Saturday, 4 April 2015 08/04/2015
Some resurgence near Gort; also Poulnagollum Nathanael Dalton Wednesday, 2 April 2014 - Friday, 3 April 2015 08/04/2015 07/01/2016
Dachstein Training Weekend Rachel Turnbull Friday, 27 March 2015 - Sunday, 29 March 2015 29/03/2015
Post NCHECC Easegill Wanderings Wob Rotson Sunday, 22 March 2015 - Tuesday, 24 March 2015 28/03/2015
Boggarts Roaring Nathanael Dalton Saturday, 28 March 2015 05/03/2015
Alpha Strike Team - Lost Johns' to Death's Head Dan Lenartowicz Saturday, 7 February 2015 09/02/2015 13/02/2015
Ireby Fell Luke Stangroom Saturday, 31 January 2015 09/02/2015
Paul Pot Memorial Trip 2015: Bravo assault team Wob Rotson Saturday, 7 February 2015 09/02/2015 16/02/2015
woop Ireby Fell woop Wob Rotson Tuesday, 4 February 2014 08/02/2015
South Wales 2015 Brendan Hall Friday, 23 January 2015 - Sunday, 25 January 2015 26/01/2015 18/04/2015
Providence to Dow Cave Rachel Turnbull Thursday, 8 January 2015 10/01/2015
Adventures in the New World Katey Bender Thursday, 18 December 2014 - Tuesday, 23 December 2014 26/12/2014
Austria CUCC Expo 2014: Kaninchen Hohle and 107 connection Wob Rotson Friday, 25 July 2014 - Thursday, 21 August 2014 17/12/2014 18/12/2014
How not to climb at Ilkley Wob Rotson Wednesday, 3 December 2014 04/12/2014
Rowten Pot Wob Rotson Saturday, 29 November 2014 30/11/2014
CHECC 2014 Wob Rotson Friday, 21 November 2014 - Sunday, 23 November 2014 28/11/2014
Tatham Wife; An Early Start Nathanael Dalton Saturday, 15 November 2014 18/11/2014
Giants Hole Wob Rotson Saturday, 25 October 2014 29/10/2014
Gouffre De La Baume Des Cretes Noel Snape Saturday, 18 October 2014 27/10/2014
Grotte Roche, a case of Noel Snape Friday, 29 August 2014 23/10/2014
Mendips 2014 (alternate version) Brendan Hall Friday, 10 October 2014 15/10/2014
Upper Flood Wob Rotson Sunday, 12 October 2014 13/10/2014
GIAG 2014 Wob Rotson Saturday, 4 October 2014 05/10/2014
Austria CUCC exped Nathanael Dalton Friday, 25 July 2014 - Thursday, 21 August 2014 05/10/2014 11/02/2015
Laddermeet John Holloway Sunday, 28 September 2014 01/10/2014 28/08/2015
Lower Long Churn Cave – Alum Pot John Holloway Saturday, 20 September 2014 24/09/2014
Roaring, Sunset and walkies Wob Rotson Saturday, 20 September 2014 - Sunday, 21 September 2014 22/09/2014
Sima GESM and the Story of Bum Lice Noel Snape Saturday, 19 July 2014 - Sunday, 3 August 2014 18/09/2014 23/09/2014
Gouffre Berger Holly Bradley Sunday, 24 August 2014 18/09/2014 23/10/2014
Su Palu (Disneyland) Holly Bradley Thursday, 19 June 2014 18/09/2014
Su Bentu (Grandissima Frana) Holly Bradley Tuesday, 17 June 2014 18/09/2014
Gingling Hole John Holloway Saturday, 6 September 2014 09/09/2014
Hell Hole Nathanael Dalton Friday, 5 September 2014 06/09/2014 06/11/2014
Ario by Brendan Hall Brendan Hall Saturday, 5 July 2014 05/09/2014
Grotta Donini Noel Snape Saturday, 21 June 2014 26/07/2014
Rubicera to Mortero De Astrana Noel Snape Friday, 30 May 2014 18/07/2014
Manchester Hole – Church Pot John Holloway Saturday, 21 June 2014 26/06/2014
The Gandara Traverse Holly Bradley Sunday, 25 May 2014 - Saturday, 31 May 2014 11/06/2014
Trapdoor Pot John Holloway Saturday, 7 June 2014 10/06/2014
Washfold Pot John Holloway Saturday, 17 May 2014 19/05/2014
Mistral to Pip Nathanael Dalton Wednesday, 7 May 2014 15/05/2014 16/05/2014
Grey Wife Hole Holly Bradley Monday, 5 May 2014 08/05/2014 09/05/2014
Strangle Pot - AKA Dinny's Attempt to Retire From Caving Noel Snape Saturday, 3 May 2014 06/05/2014 07/05/2014
Birks Fell Cave John Holloway Saturday, 19 April 2014 24/04/2014
Tatham Wife Hole John Holloway Friday, 18 April 2014 22/04/2014
The Ladies Guide to Homemade She-Wees Holly Bradley Saturday, 25 January 2014 17/04/2014
Alum Exchange Nathanael Dalton Saturday, 29 March 2014 14/04/2014 15/04/2014
Almost Long Churn; Cardiff do Stupid Rope Technique Wob Rotson Saturday, 12 April 2014 - Sunday, 13 April 2014 14/04/2014
Dowkabottom Cave Mike Bottomley Sunday, 30 March 2014 03/04/2014
Derbyshire with the Caving Underground Navigational Team Wob Rotson Friday, 21 February 2014 - Sunday, 23 February 2014 27/02/2014 01/03/2014
Paul Pot Memorial Trip - Lost Johns Wob Rotson Saturday, 8 February 2014 09/02/2014 03/03/2014
OFD2 - to Straw Gallery Mike Butcher Saturday, 25 January 2014 27/01/2014
Rowten Pot John Holloway Saturday, 4 January 2014 15/01/2014
Dowbergill Passage John Holloway Thursday, 2 January 2014 15/01/2014
Quaking Pot Holly Bradley Saturday, 11 January 2014 14/01/2014
in search of Ifton Quary cave Ian Peachey Tuesday, 24 December 2013 27/12/2013
Holly and Noel's Birthday Bash (an eventful weekend) Wob Rotson Friday, 13 December 2013 - Tuesday, 17 December 2013 19/12/2013 28/02/2014
Jean Pot - Surveyed Noel Snape Saturday, 7 December 2013 10/12/2013 16/12/2013
Dow Cave John Holloway Saturday, 30 November 2013 03/12/2013
Wretched Rabbit to County Pot Wob Rotson Saturday, 16 November 2013 17/11/2013 22/11/2013
Laddermeet John Holloway Sunday, 29 September 2013 09/10/2013
Ranting on Penyghent Holly Bradley Saturday, 1 June 2013 10/06/2013 11/06/2013
Dowbergill Passage John Holloway Saturday, 27 April 2013 12/05/2013
Penyghent Pot John Holloway Sunday, 5 May 2013 09/05/2013 17/05/2013
Penyghent Knees Sophie Hentschel Sunday, 5 May 2013 08/05/2013 17/05/2013
Longwood Holly Bradley Saturday, 1 December 2012 06/12/2012
Dihedral - Bar Pot John Holloway Saturday, 17 November 2012 18/11/2012
Cueto to Coventosa Holly Bradley Thursday, 21 June 2012 21/10/2012 22/10/2012
Sima Tibia to Cueva Fresca Holly Bradley Sunday, 17 June 2012 21/10/2012 22/10/2012
Cuevas Sopladoras to Cueva del Agua Noel Snape Thursday, 14 June 2012 21/10/2012
Sima Tonio to Cueva Canuela Noel Snape Tuesday, 12 June 2012 21/10/2012
Cliff Force Cave Mike Bottomley Saturday, 6 October 2012 12/10/2012
Newby Moss Pot Sam Allshorn Saturday, 18 August 2012 28/08/2012 03/09/2012
Providence to Dow: Masochist's Paradise? Sophie Hentschel Saturday, 12 May 2012 13/05/2012 14/05/2012
Dowbergill Passage John Holloway Saturday, 12 May 2012 13/05/2012
Crescent Pot - conservation work Holly Bradley Sunday, 6 May 2012 09/05/2012 10/05/2012
Good Friday in P8 Sophie Hentschel Friday, 6 April 2012 10/04/2012 15/04/2012
Newby Moss Cave Mike Bottomley Sunday, 27 November 2011 27/11/2011
Dale Barn Cave Mike Bottomley Saturday, 12 November 2011 15/11/2011
Ogof Llyn Parc (Pool Parc) Stuart Abbott Saturday, 15 October 2011 27/10/2011
Meander Cave Noel Snape Saturday, 9 July 2011 21/10/2011 30/10/2011
Brown Hill Pot Mike Bottomley Thursday, 6 October 2011 06/10/2011
Yockenthwaite Pot Mike Bottomley Saturday, 24 September 2011 24/09/2011
Bar Pot John Holloway Saturday, 27 August 2011 30/08/2011
St Cuthbert's/Swildon's John Holloway Friday, 15 July 2011 - Saturday, 16 July 2011 25/07/2011 26/07/2011
Strangle Pot (aka the poo pit) Mike Bottomley Saturday, 11 June 2011 13/06/2011 18/06/2011
Aygill Caverns Mike Bottomley Sunday, 5 June 2011 05/06/2011
Penyghent Pot Mike Bottomley Saturday, 7 May 2011 05/06/2011
Sleets Gill John Holloway Thursday, 7 April 2011 07/04/2011
Sell Gill John Holloway Sunday, 20 March 2011 24/03/2011 08/04/2011
Craftsmans Pot: The re-opening Mike Bottomley Saturday, 12 February 2011 12/02/2011 08/03/2011
Far Waters via Bar Pot Mike Bottomley Monday, 31 January 2011 01/02/2011
Poachers Cave (Ogof Hen Ffynnonau) Noel Snape Thursday, 20 January 2011 26/01/2011
Haytime Hole Mike Bottomley Sunday, 12 December 2010 12/12/2010
Greece 2010 Mike Bottomley Thursday, 19 August 2010 - Sunday, 5 September 2010 23/11/2010 22/02/2011
Culiembro 2010 Mike Bottomley Friday, 23 July 2010 - Monday, 9 August 2010 21/09/2010 22/02/2011
Pushing PT4, Montenegro Mike Bottomley Sunday, 4 July 2010 - Sunday, 18 July 2010 21/09/2010 22/02/2011
Slanting Cave Sam Allshorn Monday, 31 May 2010 01/06/2010 07/06/2010
Beyond Too Long Gone, Mug's Chamber Sam Allshorn Sunday, 9 May 2010 12/05/2010 02/06/2010
Swildons 12 Mike Bottomley Sunday, 4 April 2010 05/04/2010
Charterhouse Cave Mike Bottomley Saturday, 3 April 2010 05/04/2010
Upper Flood Swallet Mike Bottomley Friday, 2 April 2010 05/04/2010
Checc- Titan and JH Sally Robinson Sunday, 21 March 2010 22/03/2010
Marble Sink Noel Snape Saturday, 6 February 2010 10/02/2010 01/04/2013
Gingling Hole Mike Bottomley Saturday, 5 December 2009 06/12/2009
Long Drop Cave Mike Bottomley Sunday, 25 October 2009 25/10/2009