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New Year at SWCC

Authors: Duncan Hornby and Claire Vivian With the Christmas leftovers going stale in the fridge and daytime TV being a no-go option, it was time for some drastic action. Of course, that was going to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ogof Marros – a new cave discovery

Team: Phil Knight, Andy Freem, Antonia Freem, Michael Perryman, Ash Pursglove, Claire Vivian, Duncan Hornby, Emily Ivans, Storm Morris Fred Cook and David Kelvey. A team of SWCC members and friends have been digging near ...

SWCC Provisionals’ Weekend November 2015 – Piers crawls his way into his 40’s…

It was a grey and drizzly weekend at Penwyllt, but still some 17 provisional members made the trek to SWCC to take part in this weekend's caving exploits. All these were either brand new to ...

Cave Leading

On Saturday 7th November, we went down to the long common room of the South Wales Caving Club to meet the provisionals for the weekend. We went round in turn saying who we are, how ...

OFD 2 Photo Trip, 4.11.15

SWCC: Stewart Avey, Paul Tarrant, Claire Vivian Just for a bit of variety we had a photo trip in Top Entrance tonight (when we found it in the mist), instead of the usual caving trip ...

One Poached Egg too many 28.10.15

SWCC: Tabitha, Paul Tarrant and Claire Vivian This was a trip to introduce Tabitha to an area of OFD2 she hadn't yet had the chance to visit. Missing out on my usual fight with the lock ...