The Carlswark Redemption
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The Carlswark Redemption

The dig was first introduced to me and Chris a few years ago by James Rhodes and Mike Soulby who had inherited it from the Eldon. We went back a couple of times before Chris moved to Macclesfield and subsequently across the border. I’d visited a couple of times in the last year but not really made […]

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Knotlow

Knotlow Mine, Derbyshire 16 Feb 2013 Diver: Tim Webber support : N Sambridge, C Harley I’m trying to gain access to the rest of the Pump Series explored in the 70s Digging trip in the first pool that you normally step over in the blind level, off the bottom of the 210 engine shaft. Head […]

Cavers – We Are What We Believe We Are
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Cavers – We Are What We Believe We Are

Cavers – We are what we believe we are – C.S.Lewis I arrived at the lay-by for Oxlow cave at 6.30pm, Tom1, Rachael and Jethro hadn’t arrived yet. The lay-by was covered over by a snow drift I decided to go and see if the farmer would let us park in his yard. After 5mins […]

I Would Do Anything For SUSS, But I Won’t Dig That
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I Would Do Anything For SUSS, But I Won’t Dig That

At 6 o’clock, me, Tom and Mark departed to Eyam to go to the ever popular shoulder height cave of Carlswark in search of new passage. The dig is close to dynamite chamber and is a continued project from James and co, first tom and Chris took up the job and now its mostly me […]

A Tale of Two Caving Clubs.
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A Tale of Two Caving Clubs.

15-17th Feburary: joint weekend away with YUCPC at Bull Pot Farm. Friday night we arrived a lovely fire warmed room, filled with lots of York members plus MUSCy Ben. It’s fair to say quite a bit of beer was drunk, maybe explaining the toaster swingball game (and subsequent Saturday morning axing). After a dream about […]