1st August 2020

1st August 2020

Vince, Brockers, Jon, Tav and a late appearance by Nick. At the current end of Cold Gnarly North, checked to make sure all was good before the morning’s activities got underway, quite a lot of gravel had had been ejected along the approach and needed tidying. Tav followed me up for a gander but declined […]

25th July 2020

25th July 2020

Vince, Jake, Nick, Jon, Brockers and Duncan. Yep! Another bang to clear. At the dig I went along to check al was as it should be, all good I returned to the small chamber near the aven. Nick went up to clear the debris, I hauled the skip back and bagged the loose debris comprising […]

18th July 2020

18th July 2020

Vince, Brockers, Jake, Jon, and Nick. Yesterday I had spent some time fettling a dozen skips for use in HR from six 25 litre containers supplied by Hugh Tucker, these were loaded into the van along with the rest of the kit, all prepped and packed, ready to go. At the farm, the team congregated, […]

14th March 2020

14th March 2020

The global pandemic, Covid-19 (corona virus), that is spreading at an alarming rate requiring various Governments around the world to take draconian measures to protect us all, well that’s what they want us to believe, has in a roundabout sort of way, affected our activities in Hallowe’en Rift this week too. Earlier in the week, […]

7th March

7th March

Report by Vince Vince, Jake, Jon, Brockers and Alex. Prior to setting off up the hill to meet the team and go digging – another bang to clear, I spent some time charging drill batteries, cleaning the drill and ignition device and generally sorting out kit and sundry items. Met at the Hunter’s as usual […]

4th March 2020

4th March 2020

Report by Vince Vince Stuff all prepped and ready to go, a new drill battery was delivered today, and I’ve charged that ready for use. Didn’t get underground until 19:30 this week so it was a later finish. Shouldn’t have rushed my dinner, it was now heavy in my stomach, and shouldn’t have worn a […]