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Oxlow

Saturday 29th October 2011 Much to our amusement, we did this trip while GUPA were doing the whole thing on ladders. This was another outing with Brendan to get some more rigging practice in so I went down first putting a 40m on the entrance, followed by a 60m down to the head of the […]

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Mines in Surrey

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.

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P8 Rigging Practice

Sunday 23rd October 2011 Once again myself and Brendan set off caving for a harder rigging challenge he had devised. Handing me the kit and rigging guide he left it mostly up to me to route find and rig us the agreed route. Luckily, we were ready to set off before 3 groups from Cambridge […]

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Nettle Pot

Saturday 22nd October 2011 Having set out call out, Myself and Brendan set off up the hill. I rigged while Brendan free-climbed down behind me. For Bottle Pitch he showed me how to tie what I think is an over hand-bunny ears knot. . . What ever it is it proved to be a right […]

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Marble Steps

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 […]