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Carrying: Not Always a Waste of Time

On Tuesday evening, Rob posted to the SUSS group asking for a bottle carrier down JH on Friday (27th). It would be a long, hard trip, joining him and Lydia going up Cliff Cavern for Rob to dive Cliffhanger sump, then out Peak to join the others at the TSG. I thought “Why not; I’ve […]

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A Trip to Ride of the Val… Down James Hall Over Engine Mine (JH).

Myself, Helen (leading), Rachael, Leo and Jethro set out on a very muggy Saturday morning to go to do Ride of the Valkyries, going down JH, through the far sump connection, up Calcite Aven and along Ride of the Valkyries to Salmons Cavern, then back again. We arrived at Rowter farm at approximately 10:30am, and […]

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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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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, […]