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Pippikin to Mistral results in a miracle.

N.CHECC Weekend 18th-20th March 2016 After over-egging it with the alcohol on the Friday night I was very pleased to wake up and realise that I was spending the day with CRO doing rescue stuff. The saving grace was that we were up before Creg wandered around doing the usual wake up call using two […]

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Making a Molehill out of Maskhill

I’ve not written a trip report for a long while, owing in large part to looming exams. Now those have been despatched successfully I’ll write up one of my many adventures in the lustrous yet ludicrous prose that hasn’t made my name in the caving world, let alone the club. Sunday mornings are not times […]

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Life Members’ Newsletter 31/12/14

I’d say it’s that time of year again but as long as I’ve been in the club (5 and a half years – bloody hell!) I’ve never noticed a life members newsletter. I was even Chairman for a year and wrote one though alas it was never published (on the basis that it didn’t have […]

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Don’t Stop Beleyin’

To keep up with the spirit of only non Sheffield students writing trip reports I feel it’s only appropriate I write my take on the belfry “Pre Annual Dinner Rehearsal”. So I never intended to make it although it’s so close but after hearing about a Crete expedition training event going on that weekend I […]

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Baby, Its Cold Outside

After what had been quite a hard end to a year for me, 2014 was finally starting to look better after leaving Sainsbury and with a much more promising job offer received; I felt I was well overdue for a relaxing weekend with some intense physical/mental stress in the Yorkshire Dales. So I made my […]