Rubble , Bubble , Toil and Trouble

Announcing previously enjoyed cave as new entrance series in Ireby fell caverns is excavated. Simon Jobling and Bill Sherrington given going lead by Andy Walsh and Jack Pickup . We scooped up a connection between the pit in the entrance series above Red Climbinmg rope announces the arrival at the head of a 25 ft pitch{ most probably chamber of Dark sound. Climbs named as above thanks to Mr Bubbles and his mild greenness coating the passage in fairy goodness.The … Read More

Rubble, Bubble, Toil and Trouble

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Whilst Messrs Pickup/Walsh examined the head of Ding pitch and carried on the cement routine Messrs Parker/Speight had a look at the new series. Very nice – an entertaining way to keep out of the ways of the hordes. On the way back from the pitch head the (straight ahead) inlet was examined and led to definite possibilities. Through the initial rift led into a small chamber and to the left was a gritstone run-in ending at a small vertical … Read More

Bubbles

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Monday 12th Dec, Andy walsh, Bill Sherrington. Pleasnt walk acros the mire to put in a bag of cement in the top of Bubbles route. Mission accomplished then Andy did a little bit of proddling ,bringing out more looseness. More solid rock now appearing at the top of bubbles.

Bubbles route – a side diversion

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Back in the dim and distant days of last year: T “Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 13:40:13 +0100 On the way back from the pitch head the (straight ahead) inlet was examined and led to definite possibilities. Through the initial rift led into a small chamber…..to the right and appearing to take the draught was a pair of small tubes……t’other having smallish stones and mud and might just be large enough to get through (without capping) to what looks like … Read More

Bubbles side diversion

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Tuesday 24th April Mercer and Parker A lot of water coming down the streamway but the dam system soon cleared the way for entry to Bubbles route. Unfortunately not only was the expected small stream running through the small chamber but both the dug passage and the side passage had small streams running. Lying at the junction of three streams whilst capping, not to mention the cold strong draught, meant that we didn’t stay in for long. —