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GUPA Dales Weekend: Caving, Sodomy and Custard

By Edd Last weekend I stayed at Bull Pot Farm with the Glasgow University Potholing Association (GUPA). Twelve of us headed south although three people were there to revise/work (an odd concept). It was a slow start to the day because GUPA don’t do Saturday breakfasts, instead they head to Bernies. This was an educational […]

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Spaderunner – Whitewalls Weekend, June 2010

By Edd “I eat too much too die and not enough to stay alive”, so goes the intro to a Manic Street Preachers’ song and it was to be the theme of the trip to the end of Daren Cilau and back by Chris Jones (CUCC) and me. Ellie and I turned up to Whitewalls […]

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UBSS Dales Weekend

by Edd I hadn’t caved with UBSS for over a year so I thought I best show my face. I packed a spare Peachey & MUSCovite Ben to be sure I had fun trips  and we chugged up to the Dales in my new diesel car. The first thing I discovered about my intrepid team […]

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Rescue Practice

by Edd I’ve wanted to learn rescue techniques for a long while and with a day off, and having nipped to the shops for Rob2’s beers, the deal was done. We went for a dangle in Horseshoe Quarry starting from trying to haul Rob on the rope with nothing and progressing through counterbalancing and introducing […]

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Three Pots 2008

Rob was keen to do the Three Pots so I tagged along with SUSS again because I had nothing better to do. The weekend didn’t start brilliantly: I was over 30 mins late having driven past the railway station three times in my attempt to find H’s house and Rob’s van was several hours late […]