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Offline Jon

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Notts route recommendations
« on: March 17, 2019, 11:12:46 pm »
I'm hoping to go down Notts this week, does anyone have any recommendations as to which route I should take for a first time visit?

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Re: Notts route recommendations
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2019, 09:50:16 am »
For a first time visit, I personally would do Centre route to the bottom. The lower section of cave, after the routes converge, is certainly my favorate.

Assuming rainmageddon doesn't return, you should be able to get to the bottom in reasonably high water levels.

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Re: Notts route recommendations
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2019, 10:08:31 am »
I would agree, it is the easiest to rig and least intimidating/complicated route.
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Re: Notts route recommendations
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2019, 01:00:31 pm »
Are you on your own?  which needs the least kit?

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Re: Notts route recommendations
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2019, 08:07:13 pm »
Thanks.
I'm with two others, kit shouldn't be a problem.

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Re: Notts route recommendations
« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2019, 09:14:59 pm »
Centre is a fairly straightforward but reasonable introduction to Notts.
Left Hand, I recall (long time ago, so memory dubious) was a quite interesting and good route (Twilight is partially linked to LH route but more technical)
Adamson's is ok, also has De Profundis route branching off, which I thought was a decent alternative route down.

There's not a great deal of difference in rope usage between the main routes down. Simple solution is pick one, return in the future to sample one of the many other ways down! :thumbsup:
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Re: Notts route recommendations
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2019, 06:19:06 am »
The Twilight Zone - in my view the most exciting.

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Re: Notts route recommendations
« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2019, 11:50:44 am »
Twilight it is.

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Re: Notts route recommendations
« Reply #8 on: March 20, 2019, 11:27:10 pm »
Went down Twilight, loved it. I'm a bit surprised that the traverse above the lower streamway isn't bolted from earlier on, there's some high consequence fall potential.