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Offline alastairgott

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Skeleton on Craven winch 2018
« on: November 20, 2019, 01:18:39 pm »
Badlad said the other thread was going off on a tangent, sorry badlad  :tease:


https://ukcaving.com/board/index.php?topic=25709.msg315332#msg315332


I’ve been passed the attached image.
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Re: Skeleton on Craven winch 2018
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2019, 02:59:53 pm »
The skeleton was attached to the rope just above Wingfields ledge.
I(forefront of the image)was first down on the winch that morning to start a shift with another CPC member abbing down Dihedral.
As I looked up, I could see said skeleton suspended/attached under Andy....I honestly thought it was a person who had been hung up all night and Andy had initiated the rescue. What the image does not show is the Skeleton was boiler suit clad so looking up 100ft, it really did resemble a casualty. It was one of those moments when you couldn't quite believe what you were seeing. Later in the day, it certainly provided amusement for our adoring visitors having our new 'whistlers ass' in attendance.