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Bull Pot of the Witches – An evening trip

After a wet day of caving Easegill I’d very much enjoyed my shower at the farm and had just begun to feel warm and comfortable after dinner. Stood in front of the fire I poured my drink and was chatting with some of the Leeds climbers that were on our joint weekend for the end […]

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County to Carrot Chamber via Manchester Bypass

Uploaded on behalf of Hannah: A late start to the day saw us set off from BPF at 13:00 and finally get underground around 13:30. I greatly enjoyed the meanders at the beginning of county before the short pitch. Once I had rigged the pitch, we managed to all get down by ferrying an SRT […]

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Night Time Mooch – Bullpot of the Witches

Despite feeling knackered after working all day on barely any sleep, Alice and I decided to have a quick mooch down BPoW once we arrived at Bullpot Farm. After the free climb down, we popped our heads around some passages (including a half arsed attempt at climbing up to Robert’s passage – a mixture of my fear […]

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Don’t drop the light bulb: Lancaster-WR

After a subdued night of BPOTW and failing to light the fire, we woke up at 8:30, forgetting that the clocks had changed.  A faff free but slow morning saw us at Lancaster hole at 12:45, Hannah rigged quickly, leaving the pitch as a free hang.  Due to the efficiency and forward thinking on Friday […]

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Lost Johns

Lyndie met us at Inglesport for breakfast before we slid along the road to Leck fell in the mpv.  We split into two groups, those who wanted to do some rigging and those who were indifferent, the latter group followed Sam Alshorn’s rigging down centipede.  We got into the cave at 1pm after Sam H […]

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Hensler’s Bradford Winch Meet

After a bit of a hiatus from caving for various reasons Alice, Ann and I decided it was time to end that. Due to the convince of avoiding chapel and carrying tackle sacks we chose to crash the winch meet. It was decided in the car that we would do Hensler’s out Flood. We had […]

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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 […]