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Dowbergill Passage

Dowbergill Passage Sunday, 6 May 2007 Another highly organised and well planned trip started with me supposedly picking up Martin at 12, but couldn’t decide what to do as was raining a little. Decided to do Dowbergill passage as someone at work had been going on about how it was his favourite trip. First we […]

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Crescent Pot

Crescent Pot Saturday, 5 May 2007 Excellent trip down another fine East Kingsdale classic! Reached the entrance at around 1pm after spending far too much money in inglesport replacing knackered bits of kit, and for Tom, purchasing a neofleece. Quickly rigged entrance pitches, then down some very impressive shoring (comprising rotten timbers and homemade rotting […]

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Large Pot – Red Herring

Large Pot – Red Herring Monday, 30 April 2007 The four set off via inglesport for a bap for Nick as he hadn’t eaten. A slightly less heavy night than the one before but still quite a lot was drunk. All got changed and set off up the hill, than I finished getting changed and […]

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Toyland Surveying and 3D Photography Trip

Toyland Surveying and 3D Photography Trip Sunday, 29 April 2007 After the successful surveying workshop the previous day, and a long breakfast in Ingleton, it was finally decided to go back to Valley Entrance and have a leisurely trip up into Toyland. I had a new 3D cave photography setup to try out, and we […]

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Fossil Pot

Fossil Pot Saturday, 28 April 2007 After a heavy night at the NPC where the weekend’s supply of beer was consumed and various chairs were damaged or destroyed, most of us awoke to sore heads and queasy stomachs. With everyone disappearing to various potholes, myself and Patrick headed over to Grassington and on to Fossil […]

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KMC – Rowten Sumps

KMC – Rowten Sumps Saturday, 28 April 2007 Arriving a little late at 4pm to join the surveying parties up on west kingsdale and finding the Greenclose locked, I decided to go for a quick jaunt down Valley Entrance to kill some time. The water levels were quite low, and at the rowten sumps the […]

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Vulcan Pot route, Nick Pot

Vulcan Pot route, Nick Pot Tuesday, 3 April 2007 Fun evening trip down Nick Pot via the less frequently visited Vulcan Pot route, which includes the 2nd deepest underground pitch in the country (after Titan I believe). After meeting Tom in Horton, drove up to South House Farm, which allows the allotment to be reached […]

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Giant’s Cave (Malvern Hills)

Giant’s Cave (Malvern Hills) Sunday, 11 March 2007 A tough trip to explore what is arguably one of the most difficult caves in Herefordshire. A gruelling walk-in to the entrance, located near the summit of the highest point in the county. Once there we were lucky to meet another explorer who was able to give […]

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Boggarts Roaring Holes

Boggarts Roaring Holes Friday, 9 March 2007 Almost two weeks without caving (a rarity for myself) meant I jumped at the chance to join Tom and Ben for their friday afternoon trip. Ben suggested Boggarts, a pothole on Dowlass Moss close to Trapdoor which was extended in 2001 and now offers a fairly deep, mostly […]

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Aquamole Pot

Aquamole Pot Saturday, 3 March 2007 The old gits rose again from their comfy chairs to go caving. The trip started in it’s normal fashion, Tim beating down the door of Inglesport, as it opened, wanting to buy shiny gear before a large breakfast. Rob, Ann and Richard turned up shortly afterwards. Two trip members […]