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Completing Peak

23/02/19 Present: Botch, Louise, Wobby Rotten, K Brook It was an unseasonably fine summer day in February, and ULSA were in the Peak District, and so Myself and Louise decided to drive out to meet them. Nob told us that he’d never been in the Peak system, and wanted to ‘complete it’ so he’d never […]

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Maskhill Madness

05/12/18 Members Present: David Botcherby, Adelaide de Diesbach, Ben Thompson, Phil Hughes Apologies: Leila Mason I’ll admit, I wasn’t that keen on the trip from the start. My kit was still muddy from the P8 dig, and I really couldn’t be bothered to put it back on. But, given that work today had consisted of […]

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The Observatory Cave – A Trip Down ‘Europe’s Warmest Cave’

Date: 06/07/18 Members Present: Myself (David Botcherby), my family, a very familiar tour guide, some other punters As my results were coming out that day, we preemptively decided to celebrate by spending the day exploring the princes’ paradise that is Monaco (it being around 40 mins from where we were staying). The hope was that […]

‘Caving’ and Biology in the Cheshire Sandstone Ridge
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‘Caving’ and Biology in the Cheshire Sandstone Ridge

Saturday 26/06/18 Members Present: David Botcherby, Louise Baddeley, Peter Winn (Sandstone Ridge Trust) Caves: Queen’s Parlour, Bloody Bones, Musket’s Hole About a year ago, the British Cave Research Association (BCRA) held an event to introduce students to the basics of cave science, aiming to inspire a new generation of cave scientists. At this event (which […]

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Otter Hole and Orchid ID

Otter Hole Sunday 20/01/18 Members Present: David Botcherby, Louise Baddeley, Helen Fairclough, Jack Dewison, Will Whalley, Adrian Fawcett (HCC) I believe this trip first formed in the pub about 4 months ago. Someone was telling me about this brilliant cave with a tidal sump that SUSS used to go down once a year, that needed […]