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  1. Stevie

    Rope labeling

    I thought I had a great plan. Bands of insulation tape. One band = 10m. All good until the first trip when it stuck in my Stop I couldn’t pull through the end. At the second pitch I was about 2m short - it didn’t seem such a problem rounding up all my ropes to the nearest 10 in my living room...
  2. Stevie

    Wishing all cavers a very Merry Christmas and the Happiest of New Years

    I’m a lunchtime lurker and it makes the working day so much better! Thanks all and HC.
  3. Stevie

    GG Mud Hall Traverse

    Thought I’d posted my reply 🙄. Tomorrow! Looking forward to a walk walk in.
  4. Stevie

    GG Mud Hall Traverse

    I’ll be lucky to be out on the same day then 🤣
  5. Stevie

    GG Mud Hall Traverse

    Thanks for your advice. All sounds eminently doable. I Like the pre-cave advice too. Only two of us going so I’m all for making life as comfortable as possible. Should have asked before. What’s the rough time for the circular trip?
  6. Stevie

    GG Mud Hall Traverse

    Hi All. Looking for a bit of advice.. I've not been down Gaping Gill before and am planning a trip from Bar pot / South Henslers Crawl / Mud Henslers crawl / Mud Hall / Main chamber and back via SE passage. I understand once down Bar Pot there are no more pitches so no extra rope needed but...