Friday 28th Jun The ‘holiday’ couldn’t have come fast enough. Distraught over exam failings, I was ready to pack up and go. I packed all the stuff I had in the world into the SUSS hut and was ready to leave. I use the word ready very, very loosely. I was to travel down with […]
“Shit, there’s a tree in the road!” Dave exclaimed as we were driving to the YHA Coniston Coppermines. As well as tree roots growing into the roads around Lake Windermere, the roads were very twisty; we realised that if there was a sharp bend sign that meant the bend was actually less than 90º, otherwise […]
Last month Scott and I spent a few weekends down in Surrey, so we decided to make the best of a bad situation and try and get underground whilst we were there.
Sunday 16th October 2011 With all our freshers sorted out with trips, Alisa, Scott and I rocked up here for a more advanced trip down Sidewinder route in Marble Steps. I rigged the traverse and entrance pitch with a 50m. A quick way of rigging traverses I found was to clip into the bolt, let […]
Packing all of the gear and everyone into three cars was hard, but we managed it and were on the next leg of the journey to Rodellar in Spain. As soon as we went over the mountains it was amazing how the scenery changed- from lots of green to lots of yellow, and a huge […]