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JH – Peak Cavern and SUSS 50th Birthday

The phone rings and Jen answers it. It’s a “Steve Thompson” she shouted. Not heard of one of those I thought. Does he sell double glazing or life insurance I asked? I listen, waiting for the call centre patter, when I thought – I know that voice. Steve!!! THAT Steve!!! How the devil are you, […]

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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2 caves in 2 days- what tutorial essay?!?

by Ellie So, why are there no marine insects…nah, lets go caving Winnat’s Head pitches After consulting the rigging guide me and Rosie decided to go and do the pitches in Winnats because Rosie hadn’t done them before. Collected some rope and off we went. It was quite a cold day so Rosie packed the […]

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Matienzo 2010

By Tim Webber 2010 saw 6 Suss ites going for the soft option and travelling to Matienzo in Northern Spain for their summer break. When we arrived at the campsite we found two OUCC members and an UBSS member who had ended up in Matienzo, without transport, cooking facilities or much cash, after the OUCC […]