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Remembering Mossdale fifty years on

Remembering Mossdale fifty years on

On Saturday 24th June 1967 a strong team of ten cavers led by Dave Adamson entered Mossdale Caverns on a beautiful summers day intending to blast and excavate at the southern end of Mud Caverns ...
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Caving in Yorkshire is awesome!

Trip date: 17th-18th June 2017 Team; Stuart Bennett, Bob Hall, Elaine Hall, Duncan Hornby, Helen Hooper, Andy Jones, Richard Sore and Claire Vivian   Everyone arrived in Yorkshire on the Friday to stay at the ...
Provisional Members'/ Beginners' Weekend

Provisional Members’/ Beginners’ Weekend

Just a quick write-up here as a more detailed report will appear in the Newsletter. The 3-4 June weekend saw 14 people either new to caving, or SWCC, come and visit the club and go ...

News: Generous Gift to SECRO in Memory of the late Paul Dold LRPS

Paul Dold's death last year in a diving accident in Cornwall shocked his many friends in a way only the unexpected death of someone with such a huge appetite for life can. A Justgiving campaign ...
Little Neath River Cave

Little Neath River Cave

Team: Jen Baxter, Lisa Boore, Nigel Jones, Paul Tarrant, Dan Thorne, Claire Vivian A spell of hot, dry weather made us think about doing a trip that would cool us down. Little Neath fitted the ...
South Wales Caving Club - blog 2017-05-29 18:57:00

South Wales Caving Club – blog 2017-05-29 18:57:00

North Wales Mines Weekend. Anglesey. 13-14 May. Team: Bill Buxton, Graham Christian, Brian Clipstone, Howard Dare, Peter Dennis, Kevin Diffey, Andy Dobson, Dave Dobson, Spencer Drew, Andy Freem, Antonia Freem, Mark Hampson, Barbara Lane, Fred ...

Ogof Marros update

Just a mini update to say the second choke is still going and has got decidedly muddier! With the help of new members to the digging team we have been pushing the second choke in ...
Ogof Marros update

Ogof Marros update

Just a mini update to say the second choke is still going and has got decidedly muddier! With the help of several new members to the digging team we have been pushing the second choke ...

Sun, Sand and Caves

My first official SWCC trip A new member’s perspective by Barbara Lane  Mallorca, Port de Pollensa. 4th-11th March 2017 I was very kindly invited to spend a week caving and sight-seeing in Mallorca. The thought of spending ...
Provisional Members do their thing

Provisional Members do their thing

In recent weeks we have had many enquiries from people who would either like to try caving for the first time, or established cavers who would like to join SWCC. As ever, we are keen ...

Recreational Caver Training – Does it Work?

When someone new to caving starts to make enquiries about how to get involved, and what is the best way to gain some experience, one of the more common responses is to suggest joining a club ...

Hardcore at Hardraw….

Trip Date: 3rd - 5th February 2017 Most of the team arrived on Thursday evening to stay in the very comfortable Old School Bunkhouse at Hardraw, just north of Hawes. As the one and only pub ...