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Ritt der Walküren by the Valkyrie Sisters of Brünnhilde

Having not done a decent SRT trip for far too long a stringy trip with some UBSS (mainly all originally from Sheffield / Manchester anyway…) was decided upon by my faithful assistant Tom1. Also present on SUSS team was Speedy Mackrill, Dr Neil, Nearly White Nearly Dr Rostam and Forgetful Edd. The UBSS team were […]

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Western Highway update

by Henry Rockliff Well at long last we have made it back with a teem of 7 of use (a bit all or nothing) . The first thing we did was to take an altimeter to the point were the fill was first dug out all those years ago the meter was not calibrated but read 7-8m only […]

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Western Highway update 9th November 2009

By Henry Rockliff We had a good trip on saturday with 36 buket. Passage is going up up hill still and looking good. There were only 3 of us it would seem the others were a bit to sleepy to wake up. We did get a new pick axe crow bar and hammer in wich […]

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Western Highway – update 1November2009

By Henry Rockliff The trip last week on tuesady had 5 of us head down for a good dig. we got about 70 buckets. It continues up steadily and is all looking good. We broke the pick axe! And wore a hole in one of the buckets and there is ever more need for a […]

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Western Highway – update 26Oct2009

by Henry Rockcliff On saturday myself and Edd got 50 bukets out, which was pretty good for 2 of us (thanks edd for doing the bulk of the hauling). The passage is still going up nicely, digging might be geting a bit easier, (less hard packed gravel). I have made some new improvements  (soon to be more) hauling harnesses and […]