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GG winch meet (Corky’s – Bar)

With my dissertation finally handed in, I suddenly found myself with an excess of spare time on my hands, and what better way to fill it than by going caving. Since everyone else was busy with such frivolous pastimes as revision and moving house, I took up Rostam’s offer of a lift up to the […]

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Pen y Ghent for your thoughts?

It has been over half a decade since either Chris or I had been down all the pitches down in darkest Pen y Ghent (forever I’ll go down!) and since we had both separately been mulling over a return to the most infamous of the 3 Deeps, it was always on the cards. I casually […]

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Berger and chips, please.

Friday 28th Jun The ‘holiday’ couldn’t have come fast enough. Distraught over exam failings, I was ready to pack up and go. I packed all the stuff I had in the world into the SUSS hut and was ready to leave. I use the word ready very, very loosely. I was to travel down with […]

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Freshers Weekend 2012

Another year, another awesome freshers weekend! The date was set for 5th – 7th October, again at the NPC caving hut. Upon arrival, I was greeted with the familiar old faces of the usual SUSS lovelies, along with 16 new (hopefully) converts to the caving world! The Sam and Dave love story was in full […]

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How to destroy your oversuit

On the 17th of December, well into the swing of the christmas weekend away, I was persuaded to go down Darren by Sam Goodyear, our lovely fresher who is in need of a nickname. I propose ‘skiddy’. Back to the task at hand. I had heard the darren entrance crawl was not to most people’s […]