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The Exploration of La Mu Shu 2005: China SEPT-NOV 2005

In 2005 I spent 2 months exploring a cave in China as part of a mostly British team of explorers. Our aim was to find, explore and map the first 1km deep cave in China. La Mu Shu was a unexplored cave system. Its in a remote part of China in the Chong ching Municipality […]

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Vercours 2004

Report by David Harley (aka Mupper Mendip Dave). Pictures are Copyright Tim Webber. SUSS, after lots and lots of faffing and indecisiveness, finally made the decision to head to France for the summer, in particular the Vercors. Located just south west of Grenoble, the Vercors National Park is an area of astonishing picturesque views but, […]

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Matienzo 2003

In the summer of 2003 members of SUSS enbarked on their finest expedition yet. A group of us went to an area of Northern Spain called Matienzo in the Mountain Range called the Picos de Europa. The Matienzo Project has been going since the 60’s and many kilometres of passage have been found since then. […]

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Dent de Crolles 2002

The highlight of this year was the combined SUSS/SWCC trip to the Chatreuse region of France where we caved in the Dent de Crolles system. Lots of trips were done, the highlight being a 9 hour through trip from the Grotte Chevalier to the Guirre Mort ( an underground trip through the mountain) and the […]

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Cueto-Coventosa 2002

The main purpose of this trip to Northern Spain was to go through the system of Cueto-Coventosa. We also did some exploration work in the area with South Wales Caving Club and the Matienzo project.