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Trapdoor

Having made noises about caving the previous week it was decided we’d have to go caving so Luke and I got the ropes from chapel so we were locked in. After an early (ish) start, beating Mike out of the house we managed to avoid most of the morning traffic and arrived at the lay-by […]

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Lou-Toti, Totes Gebirge, Austria

Before the sun rose after the CUCC expedition dinner, we piled some curries into George’s van and plied him with coffee. He drove us towards Ebenesee, from where we walked 1 hour to the Mittereckerstüberl (752m). We loaded our things into the seilbahn and walked 2 hours to the Hochkogelhaus 1558m). We were expecting to […]

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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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Juniper Gulf

Given the very dry, settled weather, we decided to visit Juniper Gulf on the Allotment. Aiming for a very causal start, myself and Caroline tried to look busy, myself in particular moving one wellie at a time to the van, while Matt threatened not to cave: a silent protest on the sofa in a dressing […]

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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 […]