Noopia

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Link Pot, Noopia Sunday 3rd September Dave R, Paul W 4 hours continuous digging gained precisely no progress! A return is planned for two weeks time to continue the work in this interesting mud mine, all welcome. Dave

Noopia springs a leak!

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Sunday 1st October Dave Ramsay, Ruth McDonald, Paul Windle Noopia – Link Pot Despite our best efforts over four hours some progress was made, we also started to build some rather nice terracing. Another return is planned within the next year. Dave

Easter Duffy Passage – The Grind, Easegill

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Friday 06/04/07 – Paul Windle, Dom Clayton, James Carlisle. Went to explore the far-reaches of The Grind in Easegill with a view to starting a new dig. Upstream of Letterbox junction (in the main Grind passage, rather than the Clean passage that leads to the sump) is a truly intriguing place… all of a sudden we emerged in a low passage, the upstream of which is filled with football-sized clean- washed cobbles. These can only have come from further upstream … Read More

The Dark Side of The Grind

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Saturday 14th April – Paul Windle, Dom Clayton, George North, James Carlisle Made the trip back to push the downstream passage that begins at the end of Easter Duffy Passage. It was a case of us thinking up the (potential) name of the passage before going underground… and the cave being quite happy to oblige: it truly is The Dark Side of The Grind in every respect! A bit of work with the hammer allowed us to enter 50-100m of … Read More

Return to the Dark Side of the Grind

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09/06/07 – Paul Windle, Dom Clayton, Neil Pacey and George North After the surveying trip a few weeks ago it was decided that capping the boulder choke in the ‘upstream’ crawl in the The Dark Side would probably be the easiest way of finding an extension. The four of us made resonable progress through the grind and carrying gear wasn’t quite as unpleasant as we’d feared. On the way in Neil noticed a smallish passage leading off in the roof … Read More