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  1. thehungrytroglobite

    Aquamud Sump

    Ah, just read the link! Very interesting...
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    Aquamud Sump

    The result was that the syphon still works. Takes about an hour of bailing (though this was still low water levels). The other side (Montagu South) is pretty undisturbed due to being so infrequently visited and difficult to get to. Has a lot of very old and broken electron ladders which are not...
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    Aquamud Sump

    Going to try and push Aquamud sump today... there was about an inch of airspace when we checked it yesterday so reckon it is ceiling-suckable. Bailing would be useful but it seems like there is nowhere next to it to put the water so might take a while, unless anyone knows how the siphon there...
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    Caving goes mainstream?

    https://inews.co.uk/news/world/son-doong-cave-google-doodle-worlds-largest-where-vietnam-explained-1575156 Interesting link about about why they've selected that cave
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    Caving goes mainstream?

    haha, I just came on here to post the same thing! Nice artwork... I thought it was Alum when I first saw it!
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    Caving Memes

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    caving tattoo ideas

    Thank you for all of your help with this. I went and did it! Got a band of cave around my arm, including some stals / curtains / colonnades and Bob's Boss! Kinda difficult to photograph my own arm but here you go...
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    Caving Memes

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    Surrey Caves

    Hi, Does anyone know how I gain access / info for caves in surrey? Sadly I had to leave the Dales last night and after a whole 12 hours in London I am experiencing underground withdrawals.
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    International Women's Day

    A happy International Women's Day to everyone, especially those female cavers that continue to be such badass inspirations on the daily  :clap2: Here's an interesting read on 'Katie Webb and the Cave Girls' to read over lunch. https://burgewords.com/tag/women-cave-explorers/
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    shuttleworth newt

    Does anyone know if the Shuttleworth Newt has been dated? If so, what was the conclusion? I haven't been able to find any detail on this. Thank you!
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    CHECC 21 Qualifying Entries

    Please write a short paragraph here, about what your club has been up to this year! It is necessary for at least one person from each club to post an entry in order to qualify for all of the other CHECC comps and prizes...
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    CHECC Poetry Comp 2021

    This is the thread for entries for the CHECC Poetry competition 2021, for which the incredible Tony Seddon will be one of the judges. Best poem will win 10 nights at the Mineries (Shepton club hut) for their club. Because this is the first year for the CHECC poetry competition, the theme is...
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    scylla & charybdis

    what is at the bottom of scylla and charybdis?
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    caving tattoo ideas

    Have been wanting to get a caving tattoo for a long time, but been held back by being indecisive about which tattoo to get. Please help me brainstorm some caving-related tattoos!! So far I've been thinking of: - a collection of notable formations from Easegill (ie. the colonnades, bob's boss...
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    what is an esoteric squeeze? and a capricious duck?

    having done the esoteric squeeze in question myself, I noticed no notably esoteric features about it besides some mild angular awkwardness
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    Free Diving

    Helloooo darkness-dwellers, I've never done a free dive before, however it is becoming more and more evident that I will need to if I want to do all of the caves that I want to do!! I was wondering if anyone had advice on how to start free diving, where is best for the first time, etc etc...
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    Wretched rabbit update?

    Does anyone have any updates regarding the entrance to Wretched Rabbit? Has any work been done on it over the summer?
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    CHECC T Shirt Competition "21

    Hello hello everyone!! After a brief one-year hiatus, the CHECC T-Shirt competition is back  :o This is the first and most important competition of the year, so get doodling. You have three weeks to design the best caving-related T-shirt that has ever existed. Deadline: 1st of November...
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    Lost: Inglesport Helmet

    An Inglesport helmet has gone missing, last spotted near the entrance to Notts 2 or by the Leck Fell road. We are hoping it will turn up as it might have grown legs and gone for a little wander but please contact me if a helmet in that area is found.
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