Club News

Haggs Brow Cave Excavations, Lower Winskill

Haggs Brow Cave Excavations, Lower Winskill Yorkshire Dales National Park. May 2016. A personal account by Vince Simmonds. Looking down the track to Lower Winskill. Introduction: Haggs Brow Cave is located on the Haggs, an ...

A Highland Fling

14th-22nd May 2016. SWCC team - Andy Freem, Antonia Freem, Lucy Freem (and Rosemary), Duncan Hornby, Harvey Lomas, Kevin Munn, Pam Munn, Helen Stewart, Malcolm Stewart, Claire Vivian. A fun week was had by all ...

News: Tratman Award 2015

The Tratman Award, 2015 The Tratman Award has been awarded annually since 1979 to a caving-related paper-based publication in memory of E.K. Tratman, who died in 1978. It covers books, journals and articles published in ...

A Coffee Break In Ogof Marros

It had been a long wet winter and as the entrance series can flood to the roof we had been hampered from visiting the newly discovered Ogof Marros. I had first met Phil Knight a ...

SWCC – Looking to the future

What better way to follow on from the 70th anniversary celebrations than to look to the next 70? There were several trips underground with the club's next generation over the anniversary weekend and this is ...

South Wales Caving Club – 70th Anniversary

South Wales Caving Club has recently celebrated its 70th anniversary on April 30th. SWCC has been based in the Upper Swansea Valley for all that time, and has always made cavers welcome to their impressive ...

News: Steady Progress in Upper Flood Swallet

Si Flower and Andrew Atkinson of UBSS have been making progress following the stream in Upper Flood Swallet. The pair, with occasional assistance from John Bennetts (UBSS) and Rob Adams (BEC),  began work at a ...

Yeah cave is dry, by the way I’ve not been in it for 5 years…uh oh!

Team: Andy Freem, Antonia Freem and Duncan Hornby It is a rare treat to be able to lead the Freems into a cave system they haven’t been in! Meeting up on the Friday at the ...

Snowdon for some

12-13 March Jo Myburgh, Andy O'Connor, Tabitha Oosterhouse, Elena and Claire Vivian. It's not every weekend that you get the chance to visit the highest point in Wales one day and then walk around one ...

News: An invitation to join cave excavations at Lower Winskill

Photos and article courtesy of Tom Lord The first phase of excavations at Haggs Brow Cave, Lower Winskill http://www.lowerwinskill.co.uk/  will take place from Friday 20th May to Tuesday 31st May. Haggs Brow Cave is located ...

How to have Mendip caves [almost] all to yourself?

Trip Dates: March 25th-28th 2016 Team: Bill Buxton, Brendan Hoare, Colin Hoare, Duncan Hornby, Malcolm Lloyd, Claire Vivian The answer to this question seems simply to turn up on an Easter Bank Holiday weekend! Swildon’s ...

News: Breakthrough in Tween Twins Hole, Burrington Combe, Somerset

A major breakthrough has been made in Tween Twins Hole, Burrington Combe, Somerset. Darkness Below has received the following report from the diggers: After many years of work a team of Wessex Cave Club diggers ...