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Gaping Gill, Summer 2018 with CPC
« on: July 11, 2018, 11:14:22 pm »
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    The Craven Pothole Club welcomes fellow cavers to join us at our Summer meet.  For the duration of the meet, the Estate delegates supervision of access to the system to CPC. All we ask is that you let us (at the Booking Tent) know your plans and call out details (whether using our ropes or your own).

    We will be setting up on the weekend of the 4th and will be on the Fell for that week. You are welcome to visit us then (the winch only runs for CPC members / guests). The Public Week, with regular winching, will run from Friday 10th to Friday 17th August (ie a week earlier, avoiding the Bank Holiday weekend).

    The winch down to the main chamber provides a good starting point for trips not needing SRT, and a great way to start exploring the system.

    During the meet some of the other entrances to the system will be rigged for SRT (We'll start with Bar & Dihedral) . If you need advice about routes, entrances etc....ask! You are welcome to rig other entrances with your own ropes if you wish, but let us know your plans.

    Only competent cavers with appropriate experience and equipment may access the alternative entrances to the system. You are required to have BCA insurance (or equivalent).

    If you choose to use our rigging it is on the understanding that this entirely at the users own risk and you should make the usual checks and precautions you would take on any trip.

    Any existing rigging must not be tampered with. If you have concerns about the rigging (damage etc) please inform the booking in tent.

     Descents / ascents of routes directly into the Main Chamber (Main Shaft / Dihedral / Rat Hole, etc.) while the winch is running are only permitted for club members.

    Anyone who wishes to use the winch to enter or (decides while underground to) exit the system is expected to book in, pay the usual fee and collect a numbered bracelet.

Offline Ian Ball

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Re: Gaping Gill, Summer 2018 with CPC
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2018, 10:19:53 am »
Hope it is a roaring success :-)  :thumbsup: