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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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Up to my neck in it

On day two of Northern CHECC Tom was rather more lax on his previous commandment that we should only cave with other clubs as he chose to take only SUSSians down Notts 2, notably Will, Rachael, Slinger, and I. We wanted to be off early so we set off in Tom’s oddly asymmetrically-wheeled car at […]

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Miscellaneous adventures

Here’s a collection of stuff I’ve done recently that haven’t featured in a trip report. Hopefully this will keep Chris pacified! Brewery Shaft Jeff convinced me to go mine exploring after having spent loads of time underground getting drunk at Ben’s 30th. Which was awesome btw. We went down a 100m shaft to go dip […]

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Video Killed The Caving Style

After a bit of withdrawal from caving since the Berger, I thought a weekend away in the peaks would be a good way to spend my time before being taken up by the job I’ve definitely got (but not started yet even though I was assured it’d start in the first couple of weeks of […]

An Eventful Weekend With Freshers!
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An Eventful Weekend With Freshers!

Eyam Dale House Cave – 20th October 2012 Me, Tom, Jeff, Rachael and Jethro headed down the entrance pitch by the old persons home after finally gaining access. I rigged of the bar and found a spit on the way down (only bolt we used on the trip), there was still quite a lot of […]