Leader Adele Ward - Chris Dudman, Geoff Dudman, Kevin Vester. Switched from Smelt Mill Beck Cave due to weather forecast. Photos by Geoff Dudman and Adele Ward.
Swinsto Pull Through 28th May 2022 – Photos by Connor Stokes
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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Snatcher Pot by Steve Woods
Snatcher Pot: Mick Ellerton, John Helm (CPC), David Thompson (RRCPC), & Steve Woods, 13th January 2022. I still remember tracking down a copy of Northern Caves 1 online for a bargain. Pouring through the pages. The tick list that emerged; the 200m plus ones. Partly completed, and having joined the club and been told about …
Bull Pot of the Witches by Steve Woods
Bull Pot of The Witches: Mick, John Wootton, Ann & Steve Woods (11 May 2021). Mid-week evening trips squeezed between work and everything else could not provide more. With the weather mixed, a long day and countless other excuses I was doubtful over the phone until I heard John and Ann were to be there. …
The Dowbergill Method by Steve Woods
Dowbergill: Fay, Jack, Bob Reilly, and Steve Woods (2nd May 2021). There's plenty of tales of Dowbergill trips and Dowbergill records. I’ve been reading Wim Hoff’s book recently. He’s a remarkable guy. He talks about how we are all capable of more than we think, regardless of the limits others set for us or we …
Mid-Week Caving by Jack Upsall
Friday 23rd April 2021 Tatham Wife Hole Jack, Fay, Bob Cattley, Scott Nixon (KCC) The good weather continues! Usual energy-sapping trudge up to the cave, in glorious sunshine. Once inside, the downhill-ness of the cave is very apparent, followed by the 2 pitches in quick succession to the decidedly awkward, snaggy rift. One last thrutch …
Mid-Week Caving by Jack Upsall
Thursday 15th April 2021 Ireby Fell Cavern Jack, Fay, Bob Catteral, Scott Nixon (KCC) Making the most of the good weather, off to Ireby with its reported wetter entrance. Except there wasn’t any water! Ding, Dong, Bell quickly rigged by Scott, just a little interest when 43m of rope seemed slightly shorter than the …