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Digging (what else)

Couldn’t be fucked doing ewt proper today so while I was at me mums I did some digging in that there Stoney Middleton i wanted a gander in the phreatic in Hanging Flat mine because it seems to point towards the Layby Shelter dig. I set off from Eyam and met some cave rescue blokes […]

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Dig report 16/11/15

Large group went down xmas aven. Bolts for pulley system installed. Sandbags taken in, some filled. Several buckets removed. Difficult digging when wet.   Status of mud: wiped sleep out of my eye this morning. It was just xmas aven mud.

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Dig report 2015.09.05 and 09.08

Today Sam and I went to a new dig.   I picked him up, weary from a long day of sitting in that box at the front of Peak Cavern, and we set off.   Upon entering the cave, we pootled along to get a bit warm and a length of time later arrived at […]

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Gamble, Glen and Will go for a token bimble and end up trying to drain a sump in Knotts 2

It was Saturday morning and I was hungover and couldn’t be bothered getting out of bed. Lifting beans from plate to mouth seemed a colossal and insurmountable effort. With Helen and Mark reading “Not for the faint hearted” to find their trip, and Tom talking about a “brilliant wet SRT trip”, I looked out into […]

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Going Out With A Bang

Firstly my apologies for the somewhat delayed trip report I’ve been meaning to write it for a while and just never quite getting round to it. I probably should also say sorry for what I’m assuming will be the length and poor quality of this report in comparison to the tales of Mark, Jack or Rostam. […]