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Peak resurgence clean up

I’ve done a few dives over the last few months to try and tidy up the resurgence sump of Peak cavern. This suffers from stuff being washed into it when the show cave floods, and over the years a variety of plastic chairs, Christmas trees, and plastic baubles have been removed. On a recent dive […]

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Bat Spotting in Placenta Pot

Trip Date: 28/04/18 Members Present: David Botcherby, Olly Hall, Jack Dewison, Todd Rye (MUSC) Relaxing in the Orpheus after a fun, if not particularly taxing, day of Waterways Swallet and a walk down Dove Dale, I was feeling the need to add a bit of adventure to the evening. I remembered reading about some dug […]

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For Youd’s – an Attempt at Gentlewoman’s Shaft to Youd’s Level

Sunday 29th April Present: David Botcherby, Jake Sturgeon, Olly Hall, Ryan Quinoa On Saturday night we were looking at trips in the Caves of the Peak District. I was interested in the Gentlewoman’s Shaft to Youd’s Level, as I’d heard legends of the longest coffin level in Derbyshire. Discovering that you there was no clear […]

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Earth Leakage – 14th April 2018

Earth Leakage Trip – 14th April 2018 Present: me, Jack, Rachael, Mark We started the day with bacon butties at Fir Street, Mark’s plans to go climbing were cancelled so he decided to come caving with us and we changed our plans from Pilkington’s to Giants. I had been wanting to visit some of the […]

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A (not unsuccessful) Titan trip

29/4/18 Louise, Michael H, Jolene, Conor On the Sunday d the Orpheus weekend we were trying to find trips, as it turns out the far side of the White Peak is a bit shit. So as Olly and George had left Titan rigged we decide to go down under the pretense of derigging for them. […]