Club News

Llygad Llwchwr 2, 13.12.15

Llygad Llwchwr 2 A Photography trip with Adrian Brown and Jem Rowland ...

New Year, New Skills

On Friday 1st January, me and my dad got up, had some breakfast, faffed a bit, waited for Simon to to get up, faffed a bit more, spoke to a few people suffering from hangovers ...

The twelve days cavers of Christmas

Trip dates: December 12th-13th 2015 Authors: Claire and Duncan SWCC: Mark Burkey, Jess Burkey, Helen Hooper, Duncan Hornby, Andy Jones, Brendan Marris, Jon Tatton, Claire Vivian, Phil Walker, Jo White (& Dan). SUGGS: Derek Cousins ...

OFD1 in high water, 2.12.15

Paul Tarrant, Dan Thorne, Claire Vivian When the weather has been bad, and the river is bound to be high, where better to go for an evening trip than OFD1? To go along the Escape ...

Website Review: Images of South Crofty Mine

Simon Jones's unrivalled record of Cornwall’s last tin mine. French horns. That was what we associated with Simon. He used to play one, he told us. That, and his annual attendance at the Henry Wood ...

Whitewalls weekend: Knee-knackering crawls, cool formations and mud!

Trip dates: November 28th-29th 2015 Authors: Claire and Duncan Group: Mark Burkey, Jess Burkey ( trip leader), Mark Hampson, Duncan Hornby, Helen Langford, David Mullin & Claire Vivian Mark, Duncan, David and Claire arrived on ...

NPC Journal now available

The long awaited NPC Journal: explorations and happenings 1987-2015 is finally out. Price is £16 plus P&P direct from the club. Get your copy by emailing journalenquiries@northernpennineclub.org.uk ...

News: Ogof Marros – New Discovery

A new cave has been found in Carmarthenshire by a team of ten cavers from South Wales. The cave was dug throughout much of 2015, and the new cave passages did not come easily. An ...

Mining News: Groverake Mine under threat

Mine-explorers usually have a passion for what remains above ground as well as delving deep into the earth. Groverake Fluorspar Mine closed in 1999 and has the last surviving headframe in the Northern Orefield. There ...

News: Earby Pothole Club looking for ex members to help celebrate 70 years

Please note the date of the Earby dinner has changed to the 13th February 2016. With the end 2015 fast approaching the Earby Pothole Club will soon enter their 71st year, and are planning a club dinner to ...

Exploration: Discovery and Survey of Upper Canada Cave

Correspondent: Nick Harding. Axbridge Caving Group have broken into the long lost Upper Canada Cave in Hutton, near Western-super-Mare. The discovery of Upper Canada Cave came about during the quest for the lost cave of Hutton visited ...

News: St Cuthbert’s Closed

Due to instability in the entrance series St Cuthbert’s has been closed until work to fix the problem has been carried out. The BEC committee have taken the decision, which they say they have not taken lightly.  ...