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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 […]

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Cremetorium Pot – History of a SUSS dig

By Tim Webber (taken from Tim’s website) Situated in a significant Shakehole not far from Long Rake Mine, (200m deep) on Bradwell Moor, Crem was first investigated by Monty Grainger in1939. EPC dug it further in the 50s and SUSS had a go during the 70s, spured on by two resistivity surveys that pointed to […]

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Colosuss find this summer in Crete

By Rob Eavis As part of a summer filled of fourien expeditions, 6 members of SUSS returned to Crete to continue exploring “Colosuss”, a 200m deep cave found in 2008 on SUSS’s expedition last year. Luckily, after 2 months of planning and 3 days of gear carrying and setting up, they returned to the previous […]

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University sings the praises of SUSS expedition

Three years after writing to SUSS to indicate that they would like to close down the club, the University of Sheffield has finally recognised what an asset having an internationally acclaimed student club is to their organisation. On the front page of the university site today is a piture of Ali armbar caving in Crete! […]

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Cave Diggers Film to be shown at the Kendal Mountain Film Festival

By Imogen Furlong http://www.mountainfest.co.uk/programme-films.cfm?film=51&programme=43 The short film Cave Diggers featuring Rob Eavis and Henry Rockcliff is to be shown at the Kendal Mountain Film Festival. I entered the film and just got the call today to say it will be shown. The film festival will run between Thursday 19th and Sunday 22nd November at various […]