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SUSS return from TianXing 2011

An excellent Expedition saw Imo,Rosie, Rob2, H, Tom1, Brendan and Adam head for China. The team pushed ‘People Go Down’ to -700m and connected into the main system, with several wide open and ongoing leads waiting for a return. The trip was run as a Hong Mei Gui expedition. It was also attended by cavers […]

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Pilkingtons in Peak

By Imo Saturday Myself, Mike the Little ‘uns and Kat (from UBSS) went into JH and out of Peak via Pilkingtons. Now our first hurdle was to get up to JH, as not coming 0ut we prefered not to leave a car. I wokr Glenn from his deep slumber with the threat of a kiss […]

Hillocks at –10 degrees C
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Hillocks at –10 degrees C

By Imo Its cold out there at Monyash – really cold. Ian’s (my housemate) car was reading about –16C but we think maybe –10C. Anyway the snow was really crystallising on the surface. My feet were frozen by the entrance. Tom1 and I discussed options. The knotlow-hillocks trip involves quite a lot of subterranean water […]

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SUSS Returns from Expeditions

Crete 2010 saw 15 members of SUSS successfully finding and recording 140+ new caves. The expedition ran from 3-18th July to the remote Mavri Laki Valley in the White Mountains. Amongst the most notable finds were Pandora’s Pot (-160m+), Darwin Pot (-140m) and Birthday Pot. All members managed to return injury free, and celebrated in […]

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Meghalaya 2010-Pushing Pala shaft

Words: Andy C                               Photos: Imo After a long train journey from Delhi, Bridget Hall and I arrived in the Indian city of Shillong, in order to meet with the other members of the 2010 Meghalayan expedition. Two days were spent amassing gear, supplies and musical instruments for the camp in the Jaintia hills. This was […]