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How to destroy your oversuit

On the 17th of December, well into the swing of the christmas weekend away, I was persuaded to go down Darren by Sam Goodyear, our lovely fresher who is in need of a nickname. I propose ‘skiddy’. Back to the task at hand. I had heard the darren entrance crawl was not to most people’s […]

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Nettle, a critique

This trip report is brought to you by Derbyshire Natural Hairstyling Ltd.  ‘Because mud is in our blood’. Leaving the great city of Sheffield at approximately twenty five minutes past the hour of seven on the seventeenth of November, in the two thousandth and eleventh year of our lord, Brendan (Mackrill) and I went forth […]

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Caving Halloween Party

On Thursday 27th October i threw a caver Halloween party. Not everybody turned up because some of the older members preferred to go to the pub and be boring. Non the less we had a fantastic time anyway! i took a long time to get ready because i didn’t know what to dress as and still ended up changing twice throughout […]

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Oxlow

Saturday 29th October 2011 Much to our amusement, we did this trip while GUPA were doing the whole thing on ladders. This was another outing with Brendan to get some more rigging practice in so I went down first putting a 40m on the entrance, followed by a 60m down to the head of the […]

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Mines in Surrey

Last month Scott and I spent a few weekends down in Surrey, so we decided to make the best of a bad situation and try and get underground whilst we were there.