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The Five Stages of Caving 

Last two weeks of caving Denial – Washfold Pot Group of 7 Wandered around a field for a while Very early call out Great entrance Took 1hr to do the first 10-15 mins of caving (urgh) Quite cold Forgot kneepads Headache Squeezey bit Fell 4m and bounced off a rock near pitch head Cool traverse Cool […]

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Bridget James’s Diary – Friday 10 March: Nettle Pot to Derbyshire Hall

I WILL NOT Assemble a custom SRT kit using the club equipment. Fall in any of the following: Elizabeth shaft, Suicide Pot, any of the many holes that suddenly appear mid-crawl. Rely on leaders to carry heavy tackle sacks. Form an attachment to the following: Alcoholics, workaholics, commitment phobics, megalomaniacs, emotional fuckwits, freeloaders, perverts, ascending […]

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Nettle Pot

Saturday 22nd October 2011 Having set out call out, Myself and Brendan set off up the hill. I rigged while Brendan free-climbed down behind me. For Bottle Pitch he showed me how to tie what I think is an over hand-bunny ears knot. . . What ever it is it proved to be a right […]

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Fun Time Thursdays

Some handy timetables this term resulted in a number of SUSS having thursdays off…Fun time thursdays were born! The aim was to do fun trips, and get back in time for the pub…here are some of the trips we did. 19th February Giants This saw me (Rosie) wanting to celebrate the anniversary of breaking my […]