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Descent (201), April 2008
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Descent (201), April 2008
So Near Yet So Fawr
It’s been hard work, but a major depression in South Wales is finally yielding results.
Caver-designed and caver-built, how does the Scurion handle the dark?
Gentleman of the South
Mike Thompson’s name was not as prominent as that of some cavers, yet his caving life was inextricably linked with a broad sweep of UK exploration.
The Parallel Universe
There’s mud and there’s mud – at least, there seems to be enough to entirely fill an alternate, Parallel Universe in Notts Pot II, deep beneath Leck Fell.
Warmbac Daren Bag
A new tackle bag has been designed specifically to stand up to the rigours of Daren Cilau.
The Expeditions of 2008
Once again, British cavers are heading overseas; here’s the details of the year’s expeditions.
Caving’s Hour of Exercise
It’s part three of our major report on the annual caving conference, Hidden Earth 2007.
Malkins, Fairies and Hobthrushes
Also named for a wildcat, a pair of archaeologists and mythological beings, this is the cave of Moking Hurth revisited.
A Half-century Underground
A number of clubs have reached their half-century; it’s Oxford’s turn to commemorate its first fifty years underground with a trip back to their very first cave.
The Link with Link Pot
When members of the Red Rose CPC were asked to help produce a live television broadcast from within Link Pot, they rose to the challenge.
Cover: Jim Lister in The Eyehole in Pickering’s Passage, Peak Cavern. Photo: Richard Tooley
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