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Masson Lees Quarry to Youd’s Level – Through Trip

Masson Lees Quarry to Youd’s Level – Through Trip Saturday, 9 December 2006 T he team parked on Salters Lane after first dropping Antonys van off in Matlock Bath, and the brief walk across the hill to Masson Lees quarry to begin the game of Whatabout as none of us knew exactly where the entrance […]

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Eldon Hole

Eldon Hole Saturday, 25 November 2006 Another stunning example of ULSA morning efficiency. By the time we got to Eldon Hole the weather had cleared up appreciably from the morning downpour. En route, we had wrongly gone to ask permission from Landside Farm as detailed in the guidebook entry. The land now belongs to the […]

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Penyghent Pot Rubbish Removal : Emails and Comment

Penyghent Pot Rubbish Removal Saturday, 11 November 2006 -13th November 2006 Dear All We are please to announce that most of the detritus left by LUUSS students c.1995 around the big pitch area was removed on saturday 11h November. Thanks to Stuart “Guilty” Abbott (ULSA) Dave Lacey (OUCC/RRCPC) Simon Cornhill (Alt.DCC) & yours truly . […]

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Lower Long Churn – Alum Pot

Lower Long Churn – Alum Pot Saturday, 11 November 2006 Wattys traditional trip down to the sump on ladders. Fairly uneventful trip down with Martin reaching the sump for the first time. Interesting foam pinnacles floating on the water surface. The return was a little wetter as the heavens opened. Martin exited via the 160, […]

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Titan & Moosetrap Series

Titan & Moosetrap Series Saturday, 4 November 2006 Another superb Titan – Peak throughtrip, with a trip down the Moosetrap series in White River on the way. Reached the entrance around 10, and quickly set about opening up the ‘well-sealed’ entrance and rigging the entrance pitch. Soon down this, and then titan itself….again, an awesome […]

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Lancaster Hole

Lancaster Hole Saturday, 7 October 2006 Another Old Gits caving trip, this time with the objective of going in Lancaster Hole and coming out of Wretched Rabbit. We arrived at Bull Pot farm to find lots of NPC types expecting to go on Bert’s birthday trip but who hadn’t been told that it had been […]

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Swildons Hole – The Grand Tour

Swildons Hole – The Grand Tour Saturday, 30 September 2006 I was lucky enough to be invited on a new Grand Tour of Swildons Hole which was to take in most of the cave in one fine trip. The team assembled on Priddy Green ready to go after previously sorting out some logistics at the […]

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Sherby Dire Club Contingent Outing to Maskill Mine

Sherby Dire Club Contingent Outing to Maskill Mine Saturday, 23 September 2006 Having not been here for probably 12 years , I’d forgotten enough to want to go back. Also Chris had never been, so it seemed a sensible option for a lovely sunny day. Efficient trip down what is actually a thoroughly good pothole […]

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Lancaster Hole to Link Pot via Cape Kennedy

Notts II – the old gits Christmas Trip Saturday, 2 December 2006 Ruthless efficiency saw Tim breaking down the door of Inglesport before it was open to gain his cup of tea. The rest of the team arrived over the next few hours. After a bit of car rationalisation we headed up to Leck Fell […]