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Classic Castleton in the Pilkington’s Series – Sun 16th Dec ’18

Sun 16th Dec ’18 Present: Corin, Louise R (NUCC) Me and Michael had a sliding scale of trips planned depending on what time we ended up in bed after the sociable and delicious NUCC Christmas meal at the TSG. We were well past the ‘big through trip’ threshold at midnight, and into the ‘short project […]

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Collectors’ piece extraordinaire- Disappointment Rift 5th Dec ’18

Disappointment Rift, Peak Cavern. 5th December 2018. Present: Corin Donne, Alex Reid For several months I have been on about about re-bolting and replacing, or removing some of the in situ ropes around Wigwam Aven and the NCC Shafts on the basis that they should either be safe, or be gone. This idea came to […]

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Earth Leakage – 14th April 2018

Earth Leakage Trip – 14th April 2018 Present: me, Jack, Rachael, Mark We started the day with bacon butties at Fir Street, Mark’s plans to go climbing were cancelled so he decided to come caving with us and we changed our plans from Pilkington’s to Giants. I had been wanting to visit some of the […]

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Eldon Hole exchange trip – 1st May 2018

Eldon Hole exchange trip – 1st May 2018 Present: me and Louise. I’ve been finding it a little difficult this year to get much rigging practice. On a given trip the rigging is either very straightforward and easy or it’s a long trip and I don’t want to slow things down. That and I have […]

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Moorfurlong Mine – 31 Jan 2018

  [ Catching up on trip reports now that I can actually log in again – this was originally on Facebook. ] Moorfurlong Mine, 31 Jan 2018. Present: me and Louise Having largely failed to achieve anything this week I was a little desperate to get underground, and Louise was game for a spontaneous trip […]