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Broken Weekend: Broken Finger Pot and Washfold Pot

The Christmas weekend, the last weekend of the year, had the promise of a very good two days in the Dales. And it lived up to expectations. I arrived with the first car of SUSS cavers to a hut full of ULSA. Just after claiming a bunk, I found out that an ambulance was being […]

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Broken by Broken Finger Pot

Members present: Myself, Thomas Smith, Olly Hall I must warn you that this tale is no happy one, it is a dark story of a man that by the end has been both mentally and physically broken. You may get a better story from Olly, but I don’t think there ever will be a cheery […]

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1973 P8 Dive Exploration (SUSS Hut Logbook Transcription)

This isn’t a usual trip report, I’m just transcribing this old report here for reference. Mainly for Ash Hiscock’s usage but I assumed other people may be interested in the report’s contents – it documents dive explorations carried out by Martin Farr, Roger Solari and Colin Fairbairn using the SUSS Hut as a base. I’ve […]

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Cleanup on Aisle “Nettle”

A lot of people were initially keen to help me in my endeavour to clean up Nettle Pot – at one point we had about 8-10 people wanting to come and assist, the trip soon suffered the usual drop-outs and Tuesday evening saw five cave conservation conscious cavers in a couple of cars creep up […]

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Grange Rigg to Christmas Pot – A Report from behind enemy lines

As I write this I am huddled on the floor of Graham View; the epicentre of ULSA’s operations. I have stayed the night to gather valuable intel on the inner workings of their club and provide here a comprehensive report. Much like the British and Germans in the Trenches, ULSA and SUSS decided to bury […]