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CHECC’09 South Wales Caving Club (Part 1)

CHECC ’09 South Wales Caving Club (Part 1) By Chris Playfoot 20/11/09 – 22/11/09 So once again the wonderful CHECC weekend was upon us. A staple date in the student caver calendar, I wasn’t about to let work on Sunday make me miss the fun (I was sick… honest…) On Friday, at about 1.30, me, […]

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Not epic dive

By Twebber Continuing my project of diving the Pump Series in Knotlow, I went down last Sunday. Arm bar lowered my bottles down to me at the bottom of the 210 pitch, and then went off to take Johnny down the climbing shafts entrance. I kitted up and check my shiney new line reel. Now […]

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Epic Dig

By Ali Arm-Bar At 8pm on 18/11/09 Mike, Lorrie and I embarked on what would turn out to be a truly epic adventure.  We set off in the dead of mid-evening into the Peak District in a silver automobile – akin to Kit from Knight Rider, but a different colour, and probably better.  Negotiating the […]

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Crem update

By Imo Norman, Mark, Imo, Rosie,Tom1,Tom2 and Ozzie James went to Crem last night for a big hauling trip. 80 buckets shifted. Really good result. In at 7.15pm out at 9.45pm Tom2 operated the bike winch, and Norman dug spoil. The rest of us switched around jobs, some at the dig face, some at the […]

Photography at Holme Bank Mine
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Photography at Holme Bank Mine

By Imo Well I’ve got a nice new camera! At last! Thought I’d take it down Holme Bank Chert Mine last week, to test it out, but DOH! I forgot the tripod. As a result the photos are not all that great. Still for those folks that came down to help me – here is […]