Carefully, positioning my feet on slopy footholds, I looked ahead. The passage continued on in a similar manner but the best footholds seemed to further up, meaning I would have to climb upwards to carry on..
Seventy Three Series: Chris Camm, Iain Geldard, Johnny Roe (12th May 2018). Pics by Johnny Roe.
NGR NY 751 263 Alt 585m Length c30m "Are we going to look 'for something' or are we going to look 'at something' " I enquired as we parted from the walkers' route, and turned off onto the open fell. "We're going to look 'at something" replied Patrick, “and I think you'll like it." I …
Weather permitting we continue to return to this project and make slow progress in the final boulder choke. ‘The office’ though remains a formidable obstacle. Not a place to hang about.
Another classic Langstrothdale discovery in 2010 that led to 134 metres of new passage.
In 2005 Red Rose and White Rose diggers discovered Stukbar Pot, Richard Bendall's article is based on his original digging log.
Another epic White Rose exploration saga thats still ongoing, Ian Cummins aims to dive the end sump again this year.
Steve Woods & Peter Whitaker, (16 Feb 2018). I had always heard tales of caving in the coldest depths of winter. When I first went a CPC club caving trip on 01st January 1995, my bootlaces froze, so did my belay belt, as they were called then. The trip was Great Douk in Chapel-le Dale, …
Hole In The Floor Exploration and Rescue 2009.
Many years ago Harry Long told me about a shakehole up on the slopes of Horsehead Moor where a large stream could be heard running somewhere below in wet weather. We eventually got round to looking at it in October 2006, the we being Richard Gibson, Phil Parker, Alan Speight (YSS) and I. This was …