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Sally and me headed up to the dales with the intention to have a bit of a potter round Kingsdale and tick off a few classics we’ve  overlooked. Bull Pot was decided on, cos the weather was looking a bit sketchy and we both didn’t fancy lugging a load of rope down with us. Spent about […]

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Western Highway – update 10June2009

By Henry Rockcliff Well after the last trip, I completely broke the fan whilst testing it. I removed it from the cave to fit a new connecter, which failed on the last section. BUT….i have now got a better* fan and I am keen to do a long trip on the 20th. Is any one coming with […]

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New passage discovered in Castleton- 16/05/09

By Rosie Hadfield& Jane Rigby I ran a guided tour of Castleton pointing out the local sites of interest and noticed a SPSI(1) near to the “3 Roofs cafe”. The River Castle, that runs thrhought the picturesque village of Castleton, Derbyshire, England, Europe, The Earth (SK66 TSG) sinks into 2 isometric phreatic tubes; and resurges […]

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Knotlow Hillocks sometime in March

By Rosie Hadfield Despite no-one quite knowing how to get to Knotlow-Hillocks, we managed to navigate there for midday. On the way we discovered that Ali had forgotten helmet, lamp and wet suit socks…it would be an interesting trip. We sat in the sun watching Jim rigging the Knotlow Climbing Shaft for an inordinate amount […]

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Hillocks, Whalf, Knotlow

By Tim Webber Brendan and Tim fancied something to do on a Saturday. So we drove through Monyash and throw a rope down Knotlow engine shaft. Enter Hillocks, find our way through to Whalf. After 1 false lead, find our way through Meccano Passage (Hmmm nice), drop down to Waterfall chamber in Knotlow. Brendan goes […]