Streaks Pot, Sat 11.3.17. Those attending: Mike Smith, Mark Gration, Ann Soulsby and Robin Stiffin Must have been on form today. I had that nervous apprehension feeling whilst looking forward (why was I looking forward?) to Streaks Pot. Having read through some descriptions I was possibly pondering my sanity. Anyway, met Mike , Mark and … More Streaks Pot Trip Report – 11 Mar 2017
Two trips added for remainder of 2017: Sun 5th Nov – Long Kin Pot & Rift Pot exchange – Yorkshire Dales Sun 3rd Dec – Giants Hole – Derbyshire More info on the trip page.
Knotlow & Hillocks Mine Sat 7 Oct 2017. Six members, Jim Borrington Adrian Pedley Frances Porter Michael Ian Smith James Barradale & Christine Wilson split into two teams to attempt the double exchange of Knotlow and Hillocks. This was of course after the traditional pre descent breakfast, this time in the Old Smithy in Monyash. It’s … More Knotlow and Hillocks Sat 7 Oct 2017
HOLMEBANK CHERT MINE, BAKEWELL – Wednesday 30th August 2017. Objective of this evening trip was to undertake removal of graffiti, which had appeared in the mine, during June this year. A joint Masson Caving Group/Peak District Mines Historical Society team, comprising; Vicky Bell, Fatima Oliveira, plus Chris, Dave, Adam(PDMHS) & Paul Chandler(Project Co-ordinator) armed with … More Clean up at Holmbank Churt Mine
Several old trip reports have just been added, all from Robin. Some going back to 2006! Happy reading. All available from Past Trip Reports menu by year.
Members attending: Mike Smith, Jim Borrington, Frances Porter. It was too nice a day to be going underground, but the date had been set so go we must! This was the third instalment of SRT Training for Frances. Jim was in attendance for mutual support (more of that later). For those who have not descended … More SRT Training Eldon Hole – 8 Apr 2017
A fairly uneventful training trip with one ‘new’ member attending. Hillocks was chosen due to the easy access and relatively straight forward rigging. The first shaft descended was the Walf Pipe Engine Shaft but using the alternative route via a bedding plane to a parallel shaft. This was a great introduction for Frances to a … More SRT TRAINING- SAT 25 FEB