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 […]

The Four Crows of Eldon Hole
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The Four Crows of Eldon Hole

Okay that’s kind of a lie…they were jackdaws, but crows fits my title better. Anyway, it all began on a Sunday morning. The sun was shining, the birds were singing…nah who am i kidding. It had been raining all morning. It rained when we drove to the cave, it rained whilst we got changed, it […]

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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SUSS Annual Dinner Awards

Every year at the annual dinner, awards are given for the silly antics that club members have got up to…Me and Mike racked our brains, and here is a round-up of what was given… Good Housekeeping Award –  Dave Harley& Clare Youens Pissing up leads Award – Tim Webber Picked up by Poles Award – […]

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Dales weekend – 13-15th February

Caving in the Yorkshire Dales always appeals, and when it involves Gaping Ghyll it sounds even better. Armed with permits, SUSS members drove up to the hospitable Bradford Hut to spend the weekend. Saturday morning delivered a great breakfast (thanks to Alisa) and everyone was fired up to go underground. Tim, Ali and me were […]