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Nettle Pot

Saturday 22nd October 2011 Having set out call out, Myself and Brendan set off up the hill. I rigged while Brendan free-climbed down behind me. For Bottle Pitch he showed me how to tie what I think is an over hand-bunny ears knot. . . What ever it is it proved to be a right […]

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OFD I to Cwm Dwr

Sunday 9th October 2011 Now able to pronounce Ogof Ffynnon Ddu without Rostam scowling at me, we both set off down the hill with The Daddy and 2 SWCC members Richard and Emma to the land which their club now famously owns. The stream-way was fantastic to stomp through and there were some challenging climbs […]

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A week of Spanish Caving

A week of Spanish Caving Every Easter, South Wales Caving Club go for a week to Northern Spain, for a week of sport caving in some of the excellent systems in the region around Ramales de la Victoria. While people have often heard of Cueto-Coventosa, one of the classic through trips in the region, there […]

Egg-cellent time at Holme Bank Mine
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Egg-cellent time at Holme Bank Mine

On Thursday 5th May, fifteen SUSS members descended upon Holme Bank Mine to hunt out eggs of the chocolate kind. Rosie and I had planted them in small crevices, in pipes and atop girders, making not the most easy of hunts, but I think everyone had their eagle eyes on, as there are now only […]

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A week of caving

I havent posted a trip report in a while and last week was jam packed full of caving so thought I would share it… Titan I have never been down Titan before and after many pesterings off Rosie we finally got out there. Off we toddled with tackle bags full of rope and descended down […]