Thursday 7th December 2006 Dave Ramsay, Richard Bendall Another filthy night! Wandered to Eye Hole, rigged ladder and descended southern entrance. Released some dye in northern entrance where good stream was sinking. 10 mins later good positive through to South entrance at current deepest point. Digging prospects look good. Too early for a pint so drove to pick up scaffold and returned to dump in Eye Hole. Only then were we happy it was time for a pint!
Monday 11th December 2006 Dave Ramsay, Richard Bendall. Another wet day, very wet day! Whittle Cave Much hesitation before gingerly traversing river bank to get to Whittle. More hesitation whilst stareing at the amount of water issuing from the cave before getting capping gear out. Good progress 3m forward before battery power went. A bit of “easy going” ahead for another 2m before turning right but needs to be lower water conditions for entry. Eye Hole Scaffold and planks taken … Read More
Monday 18th December 2006 Dave Ramsay, Emma Martindale, Richard Bendall. After a quick trip to Ill Bill, relocated to top car park and carried more pole and clips to Eye Hole. Dug a bit then installed third scaff frame lower down. Continued walling up and backfilling frames. Finally free climbed out of the most northern entrance. A bit green and mossy but may prove to be a good route, no rigging required, or the addition of an Andy Walsh signal … Read More