Xmas weekend at the SWCC
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Xmas weekend at the SWCC

I thought it was time for another adventure to South Wales, and it turned out to be a very good weekend to finish the year of caving off. After arriving on Friday Caitlin and Mark went caving whilst I made a big fire in the living room and cooked some supper. Everyone arrived quite late […]

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SUSS/MUSC weekend success

It always seemed a shame that SUSS and MUSC didn’t bump into each other more often, so I had the thought of arranging a joint weekend away (Thanks for Annie for the organising she did). As we pulled up to the BPC we noticed it looked rather empty with there being no lights on. Then […]

Snacks in a Cave; Morocco 2012
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Snacks in a Cave; Morocco 2012

“Rope free… F**k, No!, don’t come down!” “Why, what’s wrong Rostam…?” “There’s a snake. No, wait, there’s two!”   Welcome to caving in Morocco. Where snakes live down caves, scorpions patrol the camp at night stinging unsuspecting people (Brendan Mackrill), and dogs try their hardest (and succeed) in keeping you awake at night. When I […]

Annual Dinner 2012
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Annual Dinner 2012

“Shit, there’s a tree in the road!” Dave exclaimed as we were driving to the YHA Coniston Coppermines. As well as tree roots growing into the roads around Lake Windermere, the roads were very twisty; we realised that if there was a sharp bend sign that meant the bend was actually less than 90º, otherwise […]

Yorkshire Dales Gaping Gill weekend
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Yorkshire Dales Gaping Gill weekend

Saturday 10th March I wasn’t particularly looking forward to the walk up the hill, but I was most definatly looking forward to seeing the main chamber again, which makes the walk up worthwhile. I went in Flood with Tom1, Tom2, Chris, Ed B and Andy. The first couple of pitches were quite small and then […]