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A Patch-work Potter through Peak

  Last weekend, I volunteered to carry down Speedwell and decided that if I was going caving that I should do a trip into Peak at the same time. Dragging Alex and Helen into my plan we decided during the week that we would carry, then head to Peak via White River and Moose Trap. I […]

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The Geriatric Brigade and The One Armed Bandit

This weekend I persuaded Gamble to come caving with me in the Dales. Kathryn was drinking in the pub with Jack and Will in Sheffield on the Friday afternoon lamenting that there were no trips going over the weekend when she was bundled in Gamble’s estate with enough provisions for a weekend – and seemingly […]

Who you gonna call? Team Useless!
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Who you gonna call? Team Useless!

Over the bank holiday weekend six of us headed off to Wales. There was Team Jazz – Jack, Helen and Mark and Team Useless – James, Corin and I. Corin and I arrived on the Friday night after James, Jack and Helen had been up Tryfan during the day. Corin and I found Bangor with […]

Jreg’s ‘Super Happy Fun Trip’
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Jreg’s ‘Super Happy Fun Trip’

This trip started off with the best intentions. A 9am trip to Dr Jacksons on Bank Holiday Monday – sounds simple. We woke up to the news that Jack didn’t get off work until the early hours and couldn’t make it. So at 7.33 in the morning we were trying to agree on another trip […]

The Most Pointless Trip in Derbyshire
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The Most Pointless Trip in Derbyshire

There are many beautiful and wonderful trips in Derbyshire that have the potential to fill you with the undeniable pleasures of caving – the Assault Course is not one of these. The Assault Course is an exercise in misery and self loathing with a small burst of hope when you reach the end before you […]