Author Topic: What caving related thing did you do today?  (Read 88069 times)

Offline Tomferry

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #550 on: September 26, 2021, 04:32:25 am »
Leaving at 4.30am to head fod “ mining  related “

Offline The Old Ruminator

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #551 on: September 26, 2021, 10:05:15 am »
Sorting kit from Saturdays effort digging at two sites.

Offline Paul Marvin

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #552 on: September 26, 2021, 11:49:00 am »
Went down Odin Mine for about the 50th time, which definitely makes me a lunatic.

I can beat you on that buddy in Holme Bank   :thumbsup:
I dont know where I am going, but will know where I am when I get there.

Offline Roger W

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #553 on: September 26, 2021, 01:30:22 pm »
With Odin, the miracle is not that he went down it 50 times, but that he got out again every time!
"That, of course, is the dangerous part about caves:  you don't know how far they go back, sometimes... or what is waiting for you inside."   JRR Tolkein: "The Hobbit"

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #554 on: September 26, 2021, 05:52:53 pm »
Funny you mention that, as we discussed that very point at the bottom of one of the 'warning' pitches, and decided that it was actually fine, compared to some other mines I've been in recently. That said, the pitch I was looking for appears to have disappeared under a heap of rubble, so you may have a point.

Can I just point out as well - there is SO much fragmented phreatic cave in Odin. There, I wrote it :)

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #555 on: December 06, 2021, 05:00:25 pm »
Fashioned another digging tool

Offline A_Northerner

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #556 on: December 06, 2021, 05:10:56 pm »
Sweet is the sound of the pouring rain,
And the stream that falls from hill to plain.

 

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