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Gautries Extention

By Andy Chapman Me and a few of the Eldon boys (Hibberts, Toogood, Jams and Pemberton assisted by a cast of thousands) have been down Gautries, digging at the minute. A pretty amazing trip and if you’d like to help assist carrying dive bottles to the end, please feel free to ask!! Anyway, a nice […]

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Happenings in Stoney with the Eldon

By Andy Chapman Because it was half term, me, Jon and Jams decided to book loads of holiday and go digging in a practice for the “Mini Credit Crunch” exped in June. A massive push up Waterfall Hole was planned with the intention of aid climbing Great Gunn’s rift without getting clouted by any large […]

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Watergrove Sough

By Andy After much deliberation, the Middleton Massif (The 2nd hardest Pemberton, James, the Mighty Brown and myself) decided to have a quick look down Watergrove Sough. After locating and Jon almost  destroying the little tin hut which covers the entrance, we descended into the mining level. After about 30 seconds of hands and knees […]

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Ivy Green

By Andy Me, the Brown and Jon Pemberton (Eldon) decided to spend a bit of time in one of Jon’s many digs at Stoney, trying to push it further. Ivy Green mostly consists of crawling, sometimes through mud, ocassionally through quick lime. The first is horrible, the second doesn’t even warrant thinking about-it burns!!!!!!! At […]

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Yorkshire

Sally and me headed up to the dales with the intention to have a bit of a potter round Kingsdale and tick off a few classics we’ve  overlooked. Bull Pot was decided on, cos the weather was looking a bit sketchy and we both didn’t fancy lugging a load of rope down with us. Spent about […]