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Trip Report Repost – Rotisserie Style

A small Sheffield contingency headed up to the dales this weekend; Jack, Will, Leo, Lydia, Jolene, Helen and I. On Sat we rose late, breakfasted and got ready to leave…. by 12.30pm. Packing and repacking the rope we finally got ready for Meregill (the whole premise of coming north). ‘Right, pass the crabs!’ Said Helen […]

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A Patch-work Potter through Peak

  Last weekend, I volunteered to carry down Speedwell and decided that if I was going caving that I should do a trip into Peak at the same time. Dragging Alex and Helen into my plan we decided during the week that we would carry, then head to Peak via White River and Moose Trap. I […]

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Titan Streamway

Given how many people have been saying they really want to do Titan now it’s back open, I was quite surprised that this trip ended up being only me and Jethro. Usefully though, this did make for a swift departure from Sheffield, allowing us to get to Hitch and Hike and pick up the key […]

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Death and Horror (Giants-Oxlow Connection 50th Anniversary)

I first heard about the ‘Chamber of Horrors’  whilst in the pub as a poor unsuspecting caving fresher. The description of the giants/oxlow connection left me concerned for the sanity of my new-found friends, if slightly disbelieving that ‘suck the ceiling’ was an instruction to be taken literally. Nonetheless, it sounded like a desperately unpleasant […]

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OFD and the Human Guidepost

Arriving in at the SWCC at midnight, the hut was already full of Southampton and SUSS members so we naturally started on the wine and eventually toddled off the bed around 5am (with some of us needing more help than others). After faffing and the rest, SUSS managed to leave for OFD 2 due to […]