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A Very Musical Trip Down Death’s Head

Fresher Dales – Oct 2016 Fresher dales was way back in October but it was a fun weekend with a turnout of over 30 people with the freshers going on a variety of trips. The car spaces meant that there were 5 leaders and equals left over so we decided the night before that we’d […]

The sinking feeling you only get when SUSS take to the water. 
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The sinking feeling you only get when SUSS take to the water. 

I’ve decided that I might actually quite like caving. On the Wednesday of our recent sailing holiday around Majorca we reached a sea cave that Helen had found through an old Dudley trip report that sounded amazing called Cova des Coloms. Due to numbers of wetsuits, lights and the logistics we decided to split into two […]

Tick Tock, Watch the Clock, Meregill’s rigged quite tight, We descended just three pitches today, Because we can’t descend any faster. 
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Tick Tock, Watch the Clock, Meregill’s rigged quite tight, We descended just three pitches today, Because we can’t descend any faster. 

Tuesday of Eurospeleo. Meregill, Rachael, Molly, Nat and Ian Holmes – Meregill was one of the trips that I wanted to do when I heard that caves had been rigged. Despite some of SUSS feeling a little worse for wear after cocktails at Alice’s van the night before, everyone managed to get their shit together […]

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Caving in the Dark.

Ireby Fell.  16/04/2016 Annual Dinner Weekend The idea was that group 1 (Twebb, Liam Manley and me) would descend down the traditional Ding, Dong, Pussy and Well route with Group 2 (Rachael, Just Liam and Jreg) using the Shadow route. After rigging the traverse line, there was a little confusion over where the Shadow route […]

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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 […]