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Giants to Geology – The Second Attempt

Trying to get through to Geology once before and being thwarted by Gamble’s burnt meringue, no-one remembering the route description and having a prohibitive definite time to be back for – I was keen to actually make it to Geology this time. After confusion over who was actually coming, the facebook conversations and what time we were […]

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Caving in the Dark.

Ireby Fell.  16/04/2016 Annual Dinner Weekend The idea was that group 1 (Twebb, Liam Manley and me) would descend down the traditional Ding, Dong, Pussy and Well route with Group 2 (Rachael, Just Liam and Jreg) using the Shadow route. After rigging the traverse line, there was a little confusion over where the Shadow route […]

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Pippikin to Mistral results in a miracle.

N.CHECC Weekend 18th-20th March 2016 After over-egging it with the alcohol on the Friday night I was very pleased to wake up and realise that I was spending the day with CRO doing rescue stuff. The saving grace was that we were up before Creg wandered around doing the usual wake up call using two […]

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OFD and the Human Guidepost

Arriving in at the SWCC at midnight, the hut was already full of Southampton and SUSS members so we naturally started on the wine and eventually toddled off the bed around 5am (with some of us needing more help than others). After faffing and the rest, SUSS managed to leave for OFD 2 due to […]

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Rowten Pot and the trip where absolutely no-one got strung up

N.CHECC – 21st March  with Tank, Jack, Sam, Glen This trip was supposed to be a freshers rigging trip… Well that went well… Depending on who you ask about this trip, both everyone and no one got stuck. Sam got stuck coming up at a rebelay,  Tank had a ‘moment’ on the way down (he can […]