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Weekend of Surveying in the Dales

This was the first Tresviso expedition training weekend at the YSS hut. On the Saturday the plan was to survey part of Hammer Pot with George, a nice part just before the fifth pitch and Sludge Crawl. After helping to cook breakfast and making sure everyone had a trip so George and I didn’t have […]

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A Nice Pre Pub Dig

Headed out with Sam and Mike to go digging down Gautries. The plan had been Sam’s dig in Peak Cavern but access hadn’t been sorted, which was a positive as Gautries has a much nicer dig. Got underground before 20:00. I headed up to the dig face under Sam’s direction. Had a go at the […]

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Broken Weekend: Broken Finger Pot and Washfold Pot

The Christmas weekend, the last weekend of the year, had the promise of a very good two days in the Dales. And it lived up to expectations. I arrived with the first car of SUSS cavers to a hut full of ULSA. Just after claiming a bunk, I found out that an ambulance was being […]

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Pwll Dwfn, a Slice of Yorkshire

This was my first trip on my first Wales weekend and yes, like almost everything in Welsh it is impossible to say. However I was to find out that Pwll Dwfn is not a typical Welsh cave. After the hectic trip organising in the morning I found myself on a trip with Jack, Rachael and […]