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Video Killed The Caving Style

After a bit of withdrawal from caving since the Berger, I thought a weekend away in the peaks would be a good way to spend my time before being taken up by the job I’ve definitely got (but not started yet even though I was assured it’d start in the first couple of weeks of […]

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Knotlow-Hillocks Experience

Nice and simple evening peaks trip right? Not on Wednesday 25th January. Rosie, Tom1, Sam Goodyear and I arrived at about 5ish. Got changed in the lovely winter temperature and me and Rosie split off to find the Knotlow entrance. We found the main shaft, walked round the field for about 10 minutes before finding […]

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Hillocks at –10 degrees C

By Imo Its cold out there at Monyash – really cold. Ian’s (my housemate) car was reading about –16C but we think maybe –10C. Anyway the snow was really crystallising on the surface. My feet were frozen by the entrance. Tom1 and I discussed options. The knotlow-hillocks trip involves quite a lot of subterranean water […]

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Little ‘uns Adventures: Volume II

Journey into the Mines of  Knotlow-Hillocks (not moria) by Tom1 Having spent many a day in training and contemplation since their last adventure our two brave young boys decided they were ready to take the next step on their journey towards mastery of all things caving. this time their challenge lay down the mines of […]

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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 […]