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Classic Castleton in the Pilkington’s Series – Sun 16th Dec ’18

Sun 16th Dec ’18 Present: Corin, Louise R (NUCC) Me and Michael had a sliding scale of trips planned depending on what time we ended up in bed after the sociable and delicious NUCC Christmas meal at the TSG. We were well past the ‘big through trip’ threshold at midnight, and into the ‘short project […]

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A Patch-work Potter through Peak

  Last weekend, I volunteered to carry down Speedwell and decided that if I was going caving that I should do a trip into Peak at the same time. Dragging Alex and Helen into my plan we decided during the week that we would carry, then head to Peak via White River and Moose Trap. I […]

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Down in Goblin Town

Living up to my new acclaimed title of ‘diving bitch’, I agreed to help Benji by carrying dive bottles to Main Rising. Which, overall ended up to be quite a short, but fun trip with good company. The trip involved myself and Benji, as well as Corin and Molly who all awoke a bit bleary […]

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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 […]

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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 […]