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Descent (232), June 2013

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Descent (232), June 2013

Showcase

Golokratna Untouched

Peter Gedei’s Showcase feature presents stunning photographs shot during a single trip to a pristine cave.

Born in a Blizzard

With 50th anniversary celebrations prevailing, the Northern CC turns an inward eye to look at how the club was formed and what it has achieved.

Gear Review

Sawyer Water Filter

The Sawyer company takes a different tack to preparing clean, safe drinking water: instead of using chemicals, it relies on mechanical filtration.

Finding Thatcher’s Doom

A new cave has been opened in South Wales, culminating with a discovery on a very specific day.

A Return to Fairy Holes

The longest cave passage in the UK was once attributed to Fairy Holes in the Yorkshire Dales. With no visits permitted for over four decades, cavers have gained access once again.

The Birth of the RATs

First it was LADS and now it’s the RATs exploring a highly unstable, unpopular cave.

The Rescues of 2012

The annual rescue statistics always reveal some surprising facts and figures – learn from the incidents where something went wrong.

Cover: Admiring the curves in Golokratna jama, Slovenia. Photo: Peter Gedei

Back cover: Crystal-clean formations in the pristine Golokratna jama in Slovenia, extending this month’s Showcase. Photos: Peter Gedei

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Pages:
40
Publication date:
June 2013
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ISSN:
0046-0036

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