Jreg’s ‘Super Happy Fun Trip’
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Jreg’s ‘Super Happy Fun Trip’

This trip started off with the best intentions. A 9am trip to Dr Jacksons on Bank Holiday Monday – sounds simple. We woke up to the news that Jack didn’t get off work until the early hours and couldn’t make it. So at 7.33 in the morning we were trying to agree on another trip […]

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Water Icicle Closed Cavern – 18/03/2017

Members present: Myself, Alan Bretnall (Guide), Molly Smith, Liam Overett, Michael Woodward, Michael Holliday. As this past weekend was our annual dinner weekend in the Peak District, I booked a visit for a couple of members to visit Water Icicle Closed Cavern near Monyash. We all awoke feeling a bit fresh and heavy headed, ate […]

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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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An unusually wet trip down Winnats Head cave

Members present: Myself, Jethro Pryke, Corin Donne and Roderick Ramsdale-Capper With the deluge that we experienced in Derbyshire from Storm Angus, the original trip to p8 was cancelled. This is because of the amount of water entering the cave meant it was probably a bit too sporting for novices. So, an alternative to this problem […]

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Giants to Geology – The Second Attempt

Trying to get through to Geology once before and being thwarted by Gamble’s burnt meringue, no-one remembering the route description and having a prohibitive definite time to be back for – I was keen to actually make it to Geology this time. After confusion over who was actually coming, the facebook conversations and what time we were […]