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Things to watch

mikem

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Surprised this hasn't been posted already: https://www.wildplaces.co.uk/info/caving-films
 

grahams

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Lair of the White Worm - an utterly ridiculous Ken Russell film set in the Peak District and featuring Dove Holes. Good for a laugh. We watched it on YouTube but it might also be available on Prime.
 

mikem

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& based on the Lambton Worm (dragon) from Co. Durham; you may remember Lucinda Lambton, the architectural broadcaster...
 

mikem

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New Zealand: https://www.redbull.com/int-en/episodes/expedition-to-the-bottom-of-the-world-explorers-adventures-of-the-century-s02-e06

Climbing out of chamber in Oman: https://www.redbull.com/int-en/episodes/into-the-light-explorers-adventures-of-the-century-s03-e04

Diving in Bahamas blue holes: https://www.redbull.com/int-en/episodes/the-crystal-labyrinth-explorers-adventures-of-the-century-s03-e08

Diving in East Timor, Indonesia: https://www.redbull.com/int-en/episodes/calm-in-the-dark-explorers-adventures-of-the-century-s05-e03

Also, the Descent movie is on 4oD for a month (see other thread) & this from NZ: https://vimeo.com/229068535
 

mikem

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7pm Sunday, Patagonia are doing a special screening of Mountain of Storms (1968 exped to Cerro Fitzroy) on Facebook - it includes skiing on sand & snow and surfing - they've already done the same with some climbing & mountain biking films...
 

paul

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Already on the Youtube Patagonia channel:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YxM2cOvq6s8&
 

ZombieCake

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I've been told Frozen 2 has been released.  Well won't that be nice: 24/7 annoying Disney when you're locked up for two weeks...

I'm off to watch Buffy the Vampire Slayer, all 7 series.  Again.
 

mikem

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Following the principle that any hole's good in a storm - burial cairns from 10 mins:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b087vh70/britains-ancient-capital-secrets-of-orkney-episode-1
 

mikem

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Includes Chinese caving as part of Claim Freedom at 11, 21 & 35 mins (also climbing & kayaking):
https://www.redbull.com/gb-en/watch-kayaking-movies-online-free
 

mikem

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Chris Jewell in Mexico: https://www.redbull.com/gb-en/episodes/journey-to-inner-earth-ultimate-rush-s02-e15
 

Mark

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grahams said:
Lair of the White Worm - an utterly ridiculous Ken Russell film set in the Peak District and featuring Dove Holes. Good for a laugh. We watched it on YouTube but it might also be available on Prime.

One of John Beck's claims to fame, being in a Ken Russell film
 

Joe Duxbury

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grahams said:
Lair of the White Worm ... Good for a laugh
Here's another one good for a laugh: 'Timetrap'. I watched it on Netflix. One of those films set in a cave where (i) there always appears to be plenty of light to see by, and (ii) there are the resident cave-men.
If you do watch it, you might end up asking the same question as me: "What about the cowboy?"
 

mikem

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Didn't watch it, but Bone Tomahawk was on film4 last night - a western with cannibalistic troglodytes...

& This weekend only - Ironstone cave is one of finalists at:
https://www.londonmountainfestival.com/
 

mrodoc

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Don't mention Ironstone. It was one of the caves I was keen to do when in New Zealand. Martyn Farr's bad back put paid to doing a trip in there. That was when it was still being explored upwards before they started prospecting up top.  The entrance is in a gorge at the bottom of Takaka Hill.  Harwood Hole opens into the same gorge. There are amazing exploration prospects out there. One permanently dry valley nearby has a choke at the bottom that belts a draught you wouldn't believe. A dream dig.
The photos show Gorge Creek normally and then after a day of rain!
 

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mikem

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100 more from Banff (don't think there's any caving, but 39 is under a glacier):
https://www.atlasandboots.com/outdoor-films-to-watch-online-for-free/
 
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