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    CPC J4-5

    This is what originally inspired me to go for a look! I'll get an email over to you Pitlamp.
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    CPC J4-5

    Also: KCC Journal 4 (Feb 1969) which describes dye testing and other exploration Yorkshire Underground Research Team Newsletter (March 1966) Volume 1. Number 3, which describes a trip in and almost getting trapped!
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    CPC J4-5

    I found an article from the Wessex Cave club Journal 61 v4 pg 1g 185-187 which describes the original exploration. For anyone in the future interested in Foss Gill Cave near Starbottom!
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    CPC J4-5

    Does anyone have a copy of this to hand? I'm looking for any additional information on Foss Gill cave that came along with the survey printed in the same. Im particularly curious about the big rift on the right at the end. I didn't make it up there, but it was very different to the rest of the...
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    Best Ever Wildlife Song

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    Small mammal to greasy slab

    It's a maze down there!
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    Small mammal to greasy slab

    I did the ducks on Sunday just gone doing that trip. They were ok. It was just crawling through muddy water, with a couple of lower bit that are still crawling and not flat out. I kept my whole head out through both easily enough and didn't have to hang out in them. Most of the rest of me got...
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    Small mammal to greasy slab

    Brilliant alanw. The other thread and the survey above looks pretty useful. We had a poke into the scaffold of stile pot and another hole before in small mammal house before I found the way on. This was down under the right hand wall (when facing out from bottom of pitch). Stile pot is the...
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    Small mammal to greasy slab

    Thanks very much langcliffe!
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    Small mammal to greasy slab

    Hi, does anyone know of a description (or just know and can tell me) how to get from bottom of small mammal to top of greasy slab in bar pot? I'm probably being daft, but I can only find descriptions of alternative routes to the main pitch.... thanks!
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    Wezzit?

    Dowkabottom?
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    Bit of old litter in GG

    Perhaps it could be made a condition of using the CPC/BPC pre rigged ropes, you must move some rubbish towards an exit/main chamber? Have roll of rubble sacks on the check in desk. It's not a commonly visited spot, but south east pot had quite a bit of detritus at the bottom of it last year. I...
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    Wezzit?

    Dowbergill?
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    Sleets Gill

    I optimistically stuck my head in on the 6th of feb, we got about 2 thirds of the way down the entrance slope to meet a crystal clear static pool. Sobering to see! There's been a lot of water in wharfedale pretty constantly so far this year, so I personally wouldn't head down for a while. As...
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    First Aid Kits

    Brilliant, that is great to know, cheers for the tip!
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    First Aid Kits

    I can't imagine climbing tape working well underground, but this might be poor imagination on my part. Have you used it successfully underground? Above ground I think it's great stuff, easy to tear, and you can get a decent amount of tension in it. Generally does a great job of sticking to...
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    First Aid Kits

    I guess duct tape is a better seal over things which could be useful in some scenarios? For a third option, I take electrical tape, but I've never used in anger. It lives in a nalgene with a spare buff, balaclava, candles, lighter, spare batteries and a couple of naked bar type things. I also...
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    How far are the effects of earthquakes felt?

    Yup. Velocity of seismic waves in rock is on the order of Kms per second so sounds about right.
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    How far are the effects of earthquakes felt?

    For a comparison you could hit the ground next to the seismometer with a hammer. Obviously it will be different frequencies but might give you some idea of the accelerations that are being observed. I'd be curious! Also I'm not really a proper seismologist so if one does turn up they can...
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    How far are the effects of earthquakes felt?

    I personally wouldn't worry about a magnitude 2.5 in Buxton having any impact in the dales. Unfortunately I don't have any numbers to back this up, but I have worked on earthquakes for a few years. More of a hunch than being able to throw numbers at you. One scale that might be useful to give...
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