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OFD and the Human Guidepost

Arriving in at the SWCC at midnight, the hut was already full of Southampton and SUSS members so we naturally started on the wine and eventually toddled off the bed around 5am (with some of us needing more help than others). After faffing and the rest, SUSS managed to leave for OFD 2 due to […]

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OFD I to Cwm Dwr

Sunday 9th October 2011 Now able to pronounce Ogof Ffynnon Ddu without Rostam scowling at me, we both set off down the hill with The Daddy and 2 SWCC members Richard and Emma to the land which their club now famously owns. The stream-way was fantastic to stomp through and there were some challenging climbs […]

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Pant Mawr Pot

Saturday 8th October 2011 After getting a lift down at silly O’clock in the morning I arrived to help plan our first trip of the SWCC Ogof-fest weekend. OFD being flooded, many routes down there would be too dangerous so we opted instead to try and find Pant Mawr Pot. Rostam and I ‘lead’ the […]

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A Very Very Belated CHECC Part II!

So about 10 MONTHS AGO (see I said it was very belated) a very awesome student caving event called CHECC occured at the SWCC. I wrote an account of the epic trip on the Saturday and the fancy dress but never got round to writing a report about the hilarious events on the sunday… Here […]

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CHECC’09 South Wales Caving Club (Part 1)

CHECC ’09 South Wales Caving Club (Part 1) By Chris Playfoot 20/11/09 – 22/11/09 So once again the wonderful CHECC weekend was upon us. A staple date in the student caver calendar, I wasn’t about to let work on Sunday make me miss the fun (I was sick… honest…) On Friday, at about 1.30, me, […]