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Offline cavegirl99

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Rod's Pot to Bath Swallet
« on: January 12, 2018, 01:44:24 pm »
Hi All,

we're considering a trip to Rod's pot and Bath Swallet this weekend.  Has anyone been in there recently?  I'm not local so don't know how wet it has been recently and whether the connection will be passable.

Also does anyone know if there is any in situ gear on Purple pot?

thanks for your help

Offline PeteHall

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Re: Rod's Pot to Bath Swallet
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2018, 02:16:52 pm »
Unless it's really wet, you don't need to worry about water levels. It's very reactivate so drops very quickly after wet weather.

There should be a rope on purple pot, though some recent work at the top to clear loose stuff has made it a bit more of a challenging free climb. A hand jammer might be a good idea.
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Re: Rod's Pot to Bath Swallet
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2018, 04:15:12 pm »
Thanks Pete

Offline Cap'n Chris

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Re: Rod's Pot to Bath Swallet
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2018, 09:43:56 pm »
How are people going from Rod's Pot (entrance) to Bath Swallet (exit) expected to safety ascend to daylight?

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Re: Rod's Pot to Bath Swallet
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2018, 05:39:20 pm »
Is caving safe?

I usually climb up on the left then step across at the top  :)

Or you can go in the other direction if you aren't a confident climber
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Re: Rod's Pot to Bath Swallet
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2018, 06:15:57 pm »
or go rig a ladder and lifeline in bath , or do an exchange,