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Water Icicle Closed Cavern – 18/03/2017

Members present: Myself, Alan Bretnall (Guide), Molly Smith, Liam Overett, Michael Woodward, Michael Holliday. As this past weekend was our annual dinner weekend in the Peak District, I booked a visit for a couple of members to visit Water Icicle Closed Cavern near Monyash. We all awoke feeling a bit fresh and heavy headed, ate […]

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Caving in the Dark.

Ireby Fell.  16/04/2016 Annual Dinner Weekend The idea was that group 1 (Twebb, Liam Manley and me) would descend down the traditional Ding, Dong, Pussy and Well route with Group 2 (Rachael, Just Liam and Jreg) using the Shadow route. After rigging the traverse line, there was a little confusion over where the Shadow route […]

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A trip down Dale Head Pot

Cave: Dale Head Pot Date: Saturday 16th April 2016 Present: Samuel Snowdon, Rob Middleton, Helen Fairclough, Mark Holdcroft, Molly Smith. As the majority of SUSS were gathered around for breakfast, we were all deciding what trips were to be going out. I had expressed an interest in Dale Head Pot, along with Rob and so […]

Annual Dinner 2012
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Annual Dinner 2012

“Shit, there’s a tree in the road!” Dave exclaimed as we were driving to the YHA Coniston Coppermines. As well as tree roots growing into the roads around Lake Windermere, the roads were very twisty; we realised that if there was a sharp bend sign that meant the bend was actually less than 90º, otherwise […]

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Annual Dinner weekend 2011

On Friday over 30 SUSSians descended upon Swarthygill Farm, an amazing place with a treehouse, in the middle of nowhere.