EN Archive

19 apr 2018

Review: Descent 261

Descent 261 should have reached subscribers and shops by now! If you’re not a subscriber, we hope this short round up will whet your appetite and send you over to Wildplaces Publishing to get your copy, or
19 apr 2018

Review: Cave and Karst Science, April 2018 Issue

The April 2018 issue of Caves and Karst Science is now available. Volume 45, Number 1 carries six main articles, starting with an appreciation of Dr Trevor R Shaw, speleo-historian extraordinaire, to celebrate his 90th birthday. There
18 apr 2018

Incident 17/2018 – Apr. 18th Wed. 13.24 Nr Pecca Falls, Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f, 82) was reported to have fainted near Pecca Falls on the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail.  CRO members arrived, to find YAS paramedics already on scene. The patient, who was fully conscious, was put into a casualty
18 apr 2018

Incident 16/2018 – Apr. 17th Tue. 12.00 Whernside, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m, 87) was reported to have collapsed ‘half-way up Whernside’.  The first CRO members to arrive found him just above the wall at 525m.  An assessment by team casualty carers suggested that he had recovered
18 apr 2018

Alert – Apr. 13th Fri. 19.15 Three Peaks area, North Yorkshire – Alert only

An anxious relative reported a group of 10 Three Peaks walkers overdue. As it was a large group, with a guide, the duty controller advised that they be given more time and checked, from time to time, 
15 apr 2018

14th April 2018

With Jake, Jonathon and Ray Deasy. An, otherwise, small team assembled bolstered by the unexpected, but welcome, arrival of the antipodean contingent - Ray. At the end of the current focus of attention, I was
13 apr 2018

Safety Advice – Cwmystwyth Mine April 2018

Roy Fellows would like the following safety advice to be published: With regard to the ladder at the top of a very loose slope of rocks on the climb up / SRT route above to skipway, please
13 apr 2018

Wookey Hole, Mendip

12th April: with Tav, Jonathon, Brockers and Duncan. Five go digging! I couldn’t make the trip last week, but others did and had cleared some of the bang debris, the flake had been successfully fragmented. This evening, we continued
11 apr 2018

Book Review: The Devil’s Dice

Respectable patent lawyer Peter Hamilton is found dead at a spot known as The Devil’s Dice, a remote crag in the Peak District which houses a vast network of caves known as The Labyrinth, feared for their
10 apr 2018

Review: Caves of North Wales Website

In today’s Information Age we’ve all become used to having what we want to know at our fingertips – literally! At times it seems as though everything we want or need to know is available online, but