• The Wessex Challenge!

    2nd July 2022

    The theme is The Crystal Maze - expect perplexing puzzles, feats of strength and a geodesic dome. The event will be hosted at the Belfry, please arrive by 16.00 to partake.

    For full details, click here

Recent content by maxb727

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    CSCC May 2022 Newsletter

    Had a quick read through but I couldn’t find a way to zoom in/out on a mobile and this made it hard to read fully.
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    Dales to Mendip

    Hi, We have some items in Skipton which we are trying to get to Mendip. Is anyone travelling this way anytime soon? The items are magazines and they can be dropped off at the Craven if that?s useful. Cheers Maxine
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    Caving books

    Just packing up our house to move and these books are duplicates from Toms vast caving book collection. Feel free to make an offer for the entire lot (preferred) or I can split if anyone?s super keen for just a couple. Collection Mendip, or can deliver to Whitewalls end of July.
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    UKC Mugs - thanks

    A cuppa on a Saturday morning in our new UKC mugs!
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    When the unexpected happens

    I found this a good read and relatable to caving trips - I particularly like that the writing is from the guy himself and shows how easy it is to make the wrong choice while actually still trying to think about the risks...
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    Caving Talk on Zoom tonight

    I saw some caving talks advertised on Facebook earlier on this week. The Caving Crew had a social on Zoom with 3 speakers. Joined a bit late but just in time to listen/watch Gwen talk about a 32 hour trip into Daren. A really well prepared talk and lots of well presented information. Plus...
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    What do you wear to stay warm underground?

    This weekend we went caving on a large group trip which wasn?t moving the fastest. It was wet, muddy, crawly, SRT and generally all very fun. One of the group wore the following: Long sleeve base layer Lycra leggings (all we had with us) Polartec vest (same material as an AV furry) AV thick...
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    Mendip to SWCC - for this weekend

    Hi, Can anybody collect a door (2m in length x 0.8m wide) from Cheddar and deliver to SWCC before Sunday? It would be hugely appreciated. Thanks Maxine Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Any northern clubs got NY plans?

    Hey, I?m considering coming to Yorkshire over NY. The Craven have club meets on 28/29 Dec. Just wondered if anyone else had club plans on 27/30/31 Dec for some underground fun and indeed some drinks on the 31st. I?ve spent a few NY eves at the YSS (and the Hunters too), fancied another...
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    Caver Post Offer: Dales to Mendips/Wales

    Hey, I?m in Yorkshire this weekend staying at the Craven if anyone has anything they need transporting south I can get it to Wales or Mendip very easily. Just thought I?d off just in case. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Found: Petzl Pixa 2

    Hi, Some running friends of mine found a Petzl Pixa 2 in Burrington last night. It looks like it belongs to a group as it is marked up with an identifier. If you are missing one please PM me with the identifier and I?ll help getting it back to you. Cheers Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Flying with hand luggage

    Hey, Does anyone know what caving kit I will be okay to fly with in hand luggage? Thanks Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    For Sale: Yellow Meander PVC Suit

    I recently purchased a 2nd hand yellow meander pvc oversuit which is sadly too big for me. I am just wanting to sell it on for the same as I paid to someone who will fit in it. It has a good repair to the crotch and we believe it is a 3B size (XL - XXL). ?50 Caver post always possible...
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    Free Solo - Screening in Axbridge

    I?ve organised a private screening of Free Solo at the Roxy cinema in Axbridge on the 4th April at 7.30pm - it?s just ?6 a ticket with the profits going to British Heart Foundation. I?ve set up an event on Facebook, if you are interested in coming then drop me a message or reply here and I...
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    Belgian caver visiting the Peak District

    Hi, I have a friend who is visiting the Peak District with her Husband and would like to go caving. She is an active caver in Belgium, and can do SRT. She will be in the UK between the 2nd and 11th October - can anyone help by giving her some information or leading her on a trip or two while...