Descent (18), September 1971
Just Five Connections Could Lead to the Grand Tour
Gareth Jones covers the possibilities for connecting up parts of the Marble Arch system in Ireland.
Khazad-Dum Still Deepest
With the record books ever changing of late, here’s a round-up of the ten deepestTasmanian caves.
Following the theme initiated in Descent (8), Dave Brook postulates a huge trans-Craven system.
The Hardware Scene
How about doing away with two lengths of wire on a ladder – and climbing a single strand crimped with ferrules?
CNCC Concern Over Leck Fell Access
A report on the northern council’s latest meeting.
Pete Mellors details some of the best and most important sites.
NCA Group to Prepare Conservation Report
NCA’s Conservation and Access Group has begun work on a formal report.
Exploring Ogofau Gold Mine
A caver-led examination of the ancient gold mines at Dolaucothi has taken place.
Cover: Abseiling. Artwork: Tony Payne
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