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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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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 […]

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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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Peak – White River – Peak

Like all good ULSA liberal-minded Northerners, I decided to give Derbyshite caving a go. After such little faff, of only 3 shops visited to try to buy a Rostam-sized wetsuit and no less than 40 minutes of waiting for Botch and 35 minutes for Louise, I felt unprepared to go underground. I’d forgotten all my […]