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The Observatory Cave – A Trip Down ‘Europe’s Warmest Cave’

Date: 06/07/18 Members Present: Myself (David Botcherby), my family, a very familiar tour guide, some other punters As my results were coming out that day, we preemptively decided to celebrate by spending the day exploring the princes’ paradise that is Monaco (it being around 40 mins from where we were staying). The hope was that […]

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For the love of Nat by Lydia (annotations by Nat)

It was a fafftastic Friday and I had just had the clamp removed off my cursed car and driven up to Clapham. I walked up to Gaping Gill to find one drunk Nat, gin infused and ready to pass out, but not before she insisted that we would do Hensler’s to Disappointment Pot the following […]

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Trip Report Repost – Rotisserie Style

A small Sheffield contingency headed up to the dales this weekend; Jack, Will, Leo, Lydia, Jolene, Helen and I. On Sat we rose late, breakfasted and got ready to leave…. by 12.30pm. Packing and repacking the rope we finally got ready for Meregill (the whole premise of coming north). ‘Right, pass the crabs!’ Said Helen […]

‘Caving’ and Biology in the Cheshire Sandstone Ridge
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‘Caving’ and Biology in the Cheshire Sandstone Ridge

Saturday 26/06/18 Members Present: David Botcherby, Louise Baddeley, Peter Winn (Sandstone Ridge Trust) Caves: Queen’s Parlour, Bloody Bones, Musket’s Hole About a year ago, the British Cave Research Association (BCRA) held an event to introduce students to the basics of cave science, aiming to inspire a new generation of cave scientists. At this event (which […]