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Descent (12), May 1970
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Descent (12), May 1970
Prospects Look Good for the Dan ...
Dan yr Ogof sees continued exploration.
Austrian Expedition Scores Double Success
There’s some new extensions in the ice caves of Austria’s Dachstein.
Two Teams Trapped by Cave Gates
A round-up of rescues on Mendip, compete with the problem of a locked gate preventing escape.
A Hot Line in Fashion for Cold Cavers
Electrically warmed garments for cavers, no less!
‘New Brooms’ Policy for Derbyshire’s Cave Rescue
DCRO has been considering how younger cavers should be taking over new roles.
Foul Air: An Insoluble Problem
The MRO has been thinking about how best to extract a victim from an area of bad air.
Double Discoveries in Yorkshire
The Happy Wanderers have been pushing a cave on Leck Fell: Pippikin Hole, now about two miles long.
British Teams Ready for Himalayas
For the first time, British cavers are heading for the caves of the Himalayas, perhaps the most ambitious expedition to ever leave the UK.
The terminal sump in Llygad Llwchwr has been passed at last, revealing a new series.
Whernside Manor: Meeting Point for the North
The Cave Research Group held its latest meeting in Whernside Manor in the Dales.
The Great Song Contest!
For months, cavers have been thinking and thinking and composing caving songs for our competition. The winner is here: ‘The Saga of Tom Tavey’.
Cover: Camping cavers. Artwork: Tony Payne
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