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Offline mrodoc

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Wookey
« on: November 08, 2020, 10:35:54 am »
A dry route to 24 now exists.

Offline The Old Ruminator

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Re: Wookey
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2020, 02:39:10 pm »
Video on utube


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Re: Wookey
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2020, 02:40:29 pm »
Bound to be a bit controversial as some of the digging team have not seen it yet.

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Re: Wookey
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2020, 02:41:57 pm »
A full account and survey of the new extensions also appears in the current Chelsea SS Journal.

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Re: Wookey
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2020, 03:46:17 pm »
New extensions aren't related to the link to 24, report on both should be in next Descent.

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Re: Wookey
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2020, 05:28:07 pm »
The owner of the connection video has taken it down.

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Re: Wookey
« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2020, 06:03:50 pm »
Bound to be a bit controversial as some of the digging team have not seen it yet.
You could say that includes me, Jim Durston, Ray Stead and Tony Boycott as we started it 40 years ago come January 2021.

Offline David Rose

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Re: Wookey
« Reply #7 on: November 10, 2020, 07:38:04 pm »
How can I get a trip?

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Re: Wookey
« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2020, 08:27:28 pm »
Wait your turn!?!

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Re: Wookey
« Reply #9 on: November 10, 2020, 10:51:40 pm »
Have PDCMG sanctioned this?

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Re: Wookey
« Reply #10 on: November 10, 2020, 11:21:53 pm »
I got into trouble for posting this so no further comments (the information was out on the web though). If you want to know why you need to contact the diggers themselves and nobody else.

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Re: Wookey
« Reply #11 on: November 11, 2020, 05:56:39 am »
Due to lockdown there are no trips going in.

Funnily enough, there are quite a lot of people who want to see it, including a couple of the digging team, so it's going to take a while...

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Re: Wookey
« Reply #12 on: November 12, 2020, 07:17:56 pm »
The distance between stupidity and genius is measured only by success.

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Re: Wookey
« Reply #13 on: November 12, 2020, 07:25:37 pm »
BIG WELL DONE to the team that dug this connection....are there more leads to dig in 24 now you are able to get there by a dry route?


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Re: Wookey
« Reply #15 on: November 15, 2020, 09:32:38 am »
Hi,
living 'up north' and a non diver Wookey (probably the best cave name in the world) has never been high on the radar..........until now. Assuming access in 2021 will improve, how do you go about getting permission to go on a sporting trip?

Cheers
Too good looking to cave

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Re: Wookey
« Reply #16 on: November 15, 2020, 04:22:18 pm »
If your Forum name is remotely self-descriptive then it's safe to say you ain't going to get there and back unless it's significantly enlarged.

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Re: Wookey
« Reply #17 on: November 15, 2020, 05:13:24 pm »
Wookey just appears to be a corruption of Celtic ogof, so wookey hole cave is a 3 part tautology...

Access depends on state of covid, so best to wait & see how it pans out I'm afraid.

 

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