Month: August 2016

A few updates

Cueva del Nacimiento Draughting hole at end of Jurassic World, was hammered and dug out for 4 hours. No progress made. Easy sand gave way to large sections of calcite. Long term dig. Dinosaur Aven, climbed to a height of 50m, narrow to impenetrable draughting crack Iam Not into Yoga another aven above Die Hard…
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Trip over for Duncan and I

The time has come to leave Tresviso for this year. Thanks Phil for the invite – I’ve enjoyed my 12 days. 4 days camping at death race 3 days in the entrance series around Wigan Pier and helping Bob Re.rig Natacha, and a day walking around the mountains with Martin, not to mention lots of…
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Dunkemon says..

Bye! Thanks for a great expedition, hope the remaining few days crack Agua wide open! See you all soon at Eurospeleo /BPC /SWCC/ Mendips!

Cueva del Marniosa – Upstream

Just up valley from Agua is Cueva del Marniosa, a 4k + system that is probably hydrologically connected (although never proven) to Agua. A number of pitches and decorated chambers lead to the main streamway. Plans had been made this year to dive the downstream sump (approx. 20m long) with a view to look at…
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Agua: rope replacement, photos and checking out leads.

Yesterday Russ, Nick, Emily, Derek and Duncan entered Agua, it was Russ’s and Nick’s first visit. Primary goals were to replace the aging rope on the ramp, photograph Agua and explore a lead off boulder hall on the way to Tea chamber. We were also asked to retrieve an abandoned tackle sack from boulder hall.…
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