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County Pot, Mancunian Way Extensions round trip

The poor weather forecast for the weekend combined with the high volume of rain which had been casting a dark shadow over the dales all week forced me to cancel plans first of finishing the Hammer Pot survey and carrying diving gear and secondly of doing Quaking. I was therefore in search of an interesting […]

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Large Pot: My first epic

After a rough nights sleep at the foot of Bobby’s bed, I arrived at chapel in a hazy, blurry state. Ropes, packed; descriptions, printed; helmets, charged (thanks to Alice Smith being organised the night before) – we set off after minimal faff. Once we arrived at Mason Gill, our groups parted ways (the other half […]

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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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Grotte du Gournier

After lots of faff at the campsite in the morning, 7 of us set off up the hill to La Grotte du Gournier. After some more faff at the carpark and during the walk to the cave, we reached the epic entrance at around midday. This consisted of a big chamber with a roof that […]

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Large Pot Large Faff

With plans in the evening for the girls to see Bobby, and Nathan to see his sister. A quick and efficient trip was planned down large pot. Having packed the night before and leaving Leeds at 9, we knew we would be in for a good day! Unfortunately life had other plans for us. When […]