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A rare sight in Yorkshire

Unfortunately the title is not caving-related but typical conversation starter of the weather, which was absolutely fantastic and was a part of many events that made for a very good NCHECC weekend! Saturday Members present: myself, Glen and Hugh (GUPA). After waking from a short slumber, I wandered around the hut aimlessly whilst eating breakfast […]

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Annual dinner weekend

The annual dinner was pretty good. I enjoyed the agm cos everyone seemed reyt keen on actually doing shit which made me very happy. It went on for fucking ages tho. The future president thing would be well advised to read who Ron is before next years AGM. Also there was dancing   So anyways […]

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Water Icicle Closed Cavern – 18/03/2017

Members present: Myself, Alan Bretnall (Guide), Molly Smith, Liam Overett, Michael Woodward, Michael Holliday. As this past weekend was our annual dinner weekend in the Peak District, I booked a visit for a couple of members to visit Water Icicle Closed Cavern near Monyash. We all awoke feeling a bit fresh and heavy headed, ate […]

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The Rime of the Ancient Caverner – Dye tracing Rowter sump

One Morning, while the night before, Lay restless in my head, There came a ringing on my phone, That filled my heart with dread. At once I flung, with lightning speed, My body from my cot, As i’d agreed, with much regret, To go down Rowter Pot. My bag was choked with caving kit, And […]

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Bridget James’s Diary – Friday 10 March: Nettle Pot to Derbyshire Hall

I WILL NOT Assemble a custom SRT kit using the club equipment. Fall in any of the following: Elizabeth shaft, Suicide Pot, any of the many holes that suddenly appear mid-crawl. Rely on leaders to carry heavy tackle sacks. Form an attachment to the following: Alcoholics, workaholics, commitment phobics, megalomaniacs, emotional fuckwits, freeloaders, perverts, ascending […]