Update: 17th July
An RRCPC work party (Ray, Sam, Hugh, Dave, Phil) has cleared up the remains of the blasted boulders at the bottom of the first pitch, and built a retaining wall to open up and stabilise a new route into the tube below the first pitch.
The climb down still needs some more work and clearing up before it can be declared safe, so please don?t visit yet.
The new route down is the obvious hole on the true right face of the rift, directly at the bottom of the first pitch. Previously, it was a small tube on the true right face, a few metres upstream from the bottom of the pitch. You no longer need to due a 180 turn in this tube, due to how the boulder pile has rearranged itself. Beyond this tube, the cave is as described in guide books, unmodified by the floods.