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Offline mikekushy

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Lionels Hole
« on: December 12, 2018, 10:28:38 pm »
Any info` on who has dived the sump in Lionels?
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Re: Lionels Hole
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2018, 07:02:07 am »
Pete moody I believe, CDG newsletter ?

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Re: Lionels Hole
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2018, 07:48:48 am »

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Re: Lionels Hole
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2018, 04:26:35 pm »
The bibliography is not that useful. I decided to look up stuff I had written about Wookey Hole and could only get Descent reports. It would need to be an indexed bibliography to be really useful and that would need an AI to go through all the in article references. If the cave name is in the title you are probably OK.

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Re: Lionels Hole
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2018, 04:52:53 pm »
Pretty much all caves mentioned in articles are indexed, but it is not up to date for club journals.

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Re: Lionels Hole
« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2018, 07:05:49 pm »
Mike - see Somerset Sump Index 4th Ed p 35-36. The sump was initially dived by Pete Moody for 15ft on 11th June 1978, then on 16th July Dave Yeandle passed the sump (20ft long) into 15ft of small passage, basically ending in a second sump "which was vertical and too tight. At 10ft depth the dive was abandoned as the site was considered too dangerous and with little potential".

There is an aural connection between the Sump Chamber and the passage beyond the first sump.

These places are always worth a second look - particularly 40years later. Enjoy!

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Re: Lionels Hole
« Reply #6 on: December 13, 2018, 08:19:23 pm »
Cool thanks for the info...

Just beyond the sump chamber there's a very awkward climb up a vertical rift..there's not much written about this either...it's super draughty at the top of this.

Shame I can't find anyone to follow me up it 😏
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Re: Lionels Hole
« Reply #7 on: December 13, 2018, 09:24:06 pm »
That is Horrifice 2 (MU5 p194). We dug beyond this - see WCC logs or speak to me at the Wessex.

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Re: Lionels Hole
« Reply #8 on: December 17, 2018, 12:01:09 am »
I’ll come and have a look with you Mike. We can share the load and both have a dive.

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Re: Lionels Hole
« Reply #9 on: December 17, 2018, 09:53:26 pm »

 ;D :)
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Re: Lionels Hole
« Reply #10 on: December 18, 2018, 08:49:34 am »

 ;D :)
Shame I can't find anyone to follow me up it 😏
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If you fancy another go let me know 😉☺
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Re: Lionels Hole
« Reply #11 on: December 18, 2018, 09:25:26 am »


If you fancy another go let me know 😉☺
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Possibly over Christmas  ;D

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Re: Lionels Hole
« Reply #12 on: December 18, 2018, 03:48:52 pm »
Me and Tribal Chestnut will need a hand carrying diving kit 😏😉
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Re: Lionels Hole
« Reply #13 on: December 19, 2018, 08:56:13 am »
Me and Tribal Chestnut will need a hand carrying diving kit 😏😉

Sounds good, I would like to get involved. :)