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Descent (99)
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Descent (99), April 1991

D099

Descent (99), April 1991

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Descent (99), April 1991


Blaen Hepste Resurgence

It’s another South Wales cave diving breakthrough.


Underground Bivouacs

Dave Elliot covers the essentials and more if you are planning to camp underground.


Closing the Gap

The gap between Daren Cilau and Agen Allwedd is narrowing and one step closer to a link.


The Dark Star

Continuing cave exploration in Uzbekistan, by Paz Vale.


Mendip Wednesday Nighters

Digging on a Wednesday night has become a traditional occupation before heading for the pub – here is a round-up of ongoing work on Mendip.


Rigging at Rebelays

Mark Dougherty suggests yet another rigging method for rebelays, as discussed in previous editions of Descent.


Cover: Straw stalactite with secondary crystal growth, Whisker Cave, South Wales. Photo: Chris Howes

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40
Publication date:
April 1991
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ISSN:
0046-0036

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