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CHECC

I went to CHECC and it was good.   (I’ll leave the more elaborate reports to the people who said they’d write one!)

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‘Ben Gets Really Old’ – A party in a mine…

So our OLD friend Mr MUSCy Ben has become rather aged in the past few weeks and quite a special party was organised for the occasion. Visions of pipe, slippers, overpriced afternoon tea and scones should be cast aside (despite these being much more befitting celebrations of a fellow of Bens age). Cavers have an […]

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Why Caving?

The main reason for my love of cave exploring is the fascination of discovery. What fierce exultation, sensual, almost erotic, in violating the virginity of a cave! What a delight to get right away from organised existence, where everything is subject to rules, is foreseen and accurately timed! What joy there is in setting out […]

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King Pot: A noble speleological offering

What with the royal wedding nonsense this year, I thought it would be appropriate to do a more impressive royal event (absolute nonsense but bare with it for the purpose of prose) and go down King Pot on East Kingsdale. King Pot is probably somewhere on everyones radar as having a notorious reputation as it […]

S’all Appin’in up North! Ya ken?!
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S’all Appin’in up North! Ya ken?!

This is my first trip report from ‘beyond the wall’ and no I’ve not been got by the white walkers yet (10 points for anyone who gets the reference). Unfortunately, this was the same weekend as the SUSS / MUSC weekend in the Dales so I had to pick. As this was my first opportunity […]