North Wales Trip

by Jane Bradbury Saturday 16 July A return visit to Ogof Llyn Parc. The advance party (Jane, Alex [YSS], Susan [YSS] and Rachael) set off at about 8.30 am to go and get the winch. By the time we had … Continue reading

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Peak District: Beginners day

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YSS Yorkshire

Saturday 18 June Not a bright start. Alex Wallman, Susan and Rob Rimmer (YSS) members all arrived at about 9.30 and the caving teamĀ  (Reynard, Gordon, Bill, Alex, Susan and Rob) was soon on its way to Bar Pot. Although … Continue reading

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SWCC, Penwyllt, South Wales

by Jane Bradbury Saturday 28 May Team 1 (Neil, Reynard, Mark and Callum) went into Dan Yr Ogof with Brendan Marris. Unfortunately, heavy rain on Thursday and continuing rain on Saturday meant that water levels rose when they were in … Continue reading

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Crawling, cycling and clomping, Llangattock

by Jane Bradbury Saturday March 12: With permits in hand for both Agen Allwydd (Aggie) and Ogof Craig a Ffynnon (CAF) and fantastic walking and cycling country on the doorstep, we were spoilt for choice. And the weather wasn’t looking … Continue reading

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First (wet) caving trip of the year – Yorkshire

Jane Bradburry Saturday 12 February: It was dull and grey when we got up and the rain of the past week meant that our plans to run an “expert” trip into Rumbling Pot (Neil’s birthday treat) and an easier SRT … Continue reading

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Scotland

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by Paul Bolton It was with great trepidation that I endlessly checked the weather and avalanche forecasts in the days leading up to my trip to Scotland. After poor conditions during last year’s trip, when we only managed one day … Continue reading

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All tied up with string: a weekend in Yorkshire

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by Jane Bradbury Saturday 13 February: The day dawned bright, almost too nice for a trip underground but with a permit for Lost John’s Cave (Grade 3 SRT) in my sticky paws, a little bit of sun was not going … Continue reading

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A “Saturday” trip into Notts 2

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by Jane Bradbury Despite murmurings along the lines of “why have we got to have breakfast so early for Notts 2 – it’s only a Sunday cave”, I stuck to my guns and served full English breakfast for everyone at … Continue reading

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Dan Yr Ogof, South Wales

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by Jane Bradbury Always on the lookout for caves new to CCCC club members, I had managed to secure a guide for Dan Yr Ogof (DYO), Robin Weare (Hades). With 8 members potentially wanting to do the cave, we needed … Continue reading

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