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Descent (142), June 1998

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Descent (142), June 1998


Into The Wolf Den

When Andy Goddard and Phil Murphy broke into an extension in Rawthey Cave they hardly thought they would begin a project which would take them back 3,000 years as they and others investigate the human remains found in the Wolf Den.

Cameras at Porth

Asking for help through the pages of Descent can lead to surprising results, in this case with making a film drama in Porth yr Ogof.

BCRC Incident Report 1997

Can you learn from the mistakes that other caver's have made? Check here for the statistics and details from 1997.

Whither the Whalf

A poke around within a ruined building in the copse above Hillocks Mine in Derbyshire resulted in the discovery of a long-lost climbing shaft. Here is how the Whalf was rediscovered.

Cover: Run to the Mill Cave, Tennesse, USA. Photo: Marc Tremblay


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A4
Pages:
40
Publication date:
June 1998
Back issues:
In stock
ISSN:
0046-0036

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