Leader Adele Ward - Geoff Dudman, Matt Dudman, Lee Smith, Kevin Vester, Andy Brennan (NYMCC), John Cameron (NYMCC), Connor Stokes (NYMCC), Sparky (NYMCC), Flour Loveridge (RRCPC), Pete Talin (RRCPC). Rather wet underground as the excellent photos by Connor show.
Scanty Lardos Pot Trip – Sunday 15th May 2022
Leader Adele Ward - Chris Dudman, Matt Dudman, Fay Hartley, Lee Smith, Pat Sanderson (NYMCC), Connor Stokes (NYMCC), John Cameron (NYMCC). It was too wet underground to take photos, but I caught the cavers on the surface and managed to get a couple - Phil. Plus one of the cavers sunbathing by Adele.
Alum Pot Meet – Saturday April 23rd 2022 – Photos by Geoff Dudman
Alum Pot: Leader Fay Hartley - Adele Ward, Lee Smith, Andy Cole, Chris & Geoff Dudman, Steve Woods, Pat Sanderson (NYMCC), & Connor Stokes (NYMCC)
Hagg Gill Pot – 26th February 2022 by Denis Bushell
Present:- Leader Denis Bushell - Lee Smith, Paul Beardy Swire (RRCPC), Adele Ward. Arrived at Langstrothdale to be greeted by Adele’s beaming smile and legend Paul Beardy Swire plus Lee Smith. We all had a good catch up before heading to the hole. It seemed to be a long walk to the entrance, Beardy eventually …
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Scythe Hole, Langstrothdale by Phil Ryder.
NGR SD 90665 78574 Alt 274m Depth 7m. John Southworth of the Earby P.C. has a talent for studying old maps and finding things of interest for cave explorers. We had just moved back to digging in Langstrothdale when he announced he thought he had found an old rising on one of these ancient maps. …
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Raisgill Farm Sink, (3rd Attempt) by Phil Ryder.
NGR SD 90534 78583 Alt 265m. Since lockdown has been eased, things have been fairly manic for the B team diggers. Grassington Moor digs have been visited once again and we even bumped into the A team diggers on one occasion. Malham Moor was another, nice to see my old mate Alan Speight again, and …
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Goyden Pot 02/01/2020 by Phil Ryder.
(Main Photo by Phil Ryder. Adele Ward in Goyden Pot main streamway with River Nidd in full flow.) Caver's - Adele Ward, Phil Ryder. Glad to be underground again with Adele. For once it hadn’t rained for several days, but the River Nidd was still thundering through the main passage. It was very hard to …
Light Painting in Langstroth Cave, Thursday 21/11/2019 by Phil Ryder.
(Main Photo of Phil Ryder in Langstroth Cave by Adele Ward ) This week’s trip nearly didn’t happen due to concern about Adele’s long trip down when there was black ice about on untreated roads. So everything was last minute. “I’d like to take my camera into Langstroth Cave and have a play about”, says I. …
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Moorend and Strawberry Pot by Phil Ryder.
(Main photo by Phil Ryder - Adele on Moorend track with Kettlewell and the glaciated valley of Upper Wharfedale). For four years in my teens I played the position of Hooker for my school Rugby Union team, and have suffered from problems with my knees ever since. Although I’m sure 48 years of caving might …
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The Secret Seven Go Digging At Ribblehead, by Phil Ryder.
(Main photo by Steve Warren). Richard Gibson says we White Rose diggers are a parochial lot, but in a very rare event he’s managed to drag us out of Wharfedale TWICE!! in 7 months. Anybody familiar with his digs would be better off at least 100 miles away when he comes seeking volunteers, but seeing …
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