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    3CT, rigging

    Anyone know if Ireby is still rigged from the 3CT? (I heard it was still rigged earlier this summer, so this isn’t an entirely futile bump of an old thread!)
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    Found: Fenix headtorch on road by Yordas cave, Kingsdale

    I didn’t find it myself, but cross-posting from a fellrunning group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/23059780048/?multi_permalinks=10160503319945049&hoisted_section_header_type=recently_seen
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    Weather station at Bull Pot Farm

    I’ll message you privately with the technical details, to avoid pulling this topic away from accessing and using the data.
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    Weather station at Bull Pot Farm

    As some will know already, we’ve had a weather station at Bull Pot Farm for a few months now. After a few teething problems relating to getting wireless signals through thick stone walls, it seems to be working reliably. The aim with it is both to provide a view of current weather conditions at...
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    Stone shelter on Whernside

    I can’t see anything there on any of the old maps on the NLS: https://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/side-by-side/#zoom=16.0&lat=54.21729&lon=-2.40712&layers=6&right=ESRIWorld There also doesn’t appear to be anything relevant on geograph: https://www.geograph.org.uk/browser/#!/display=map
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    Notes on geology when surveying

    I was talking with a geologist friend recently, who is not a caver, about some recent surveying, and they asked whether the survey had included notes about the geology of the different passages/pitches/cross sections. It didn?t, but the question made me think about whether it should have. I am...
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    Creaky harness

    My harness is creaking when prussiking. What causes this? Inspecting it shows no obvious problems with the fabric, buckles or stitching.