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Access to Ogof Ffynnon Ddu 1 entrance

The following information has been released by South Wales Caving Club regarding a revised access route to the entrance of Ogof Ffynnon Ddu 1. Due to some tensions with a local landowner, please note the ...
Black Hole's and Bear Pits

Black Hole’s and Bear Pits

Mendips Meet, 17-18 Nov Team: Bill Buxton, Celestine Crabbe, Andy Freem, Antonia Freem, Duncan Hornby, Stephen Johnson, George Linnane, Sanita Lustika, Phill Thomas, Claire Vivian, Clive Westlake. With Miri and Duncan Simey in support. This ...
Provisionals'/Beginners' weekend November 2018

Provisionals’/Beginners’ weekend November 2018

This was the biggest Provisionals' Weekend I have been involved with. We had 34 people come caving with us over the course of the two days and over 20 current club members helped out to ...

Less than 1%…

SWCC Team: Duncan Hornby, Allan Richardson & Claire Vivian Trip Date: October 16th 2018 Following directly after the SWCC Yorkshire trip meet, Claire and I stayed up North for a few more days. On a ...
Yorkshire - SRT training, rain and plenty of mud!

Yorkshire – SRT training, rain and plenty of mud!

SWCC Team: Derek Cousins, George Linnane, Helen Hooper, Duncan Hornby, Mark Rees, Lee Smith, Claire Vivian Dates: 12th October - 14th A smaller team of SWCC cavers descend upon the YSS for a weekend of ...
Forest of Dean Caving

Forest of Dean Caving

SWCC Team - Jill Brunsdon, Bill and Doreen Buxton, John Cliffe, David Eason, Mark Hampton, Duncan Hornby, Andy Jones, Barbara Lane, George Linnane,Darren Mackenzie, David Mullin, Angie Peacock,Claire Vivian, & Tarquin Wilton-Jones Otter Hole Leader ...
Peak District caving

Peak District caving

Team: Derek Cousins, Duncan Hornby, George Linnane, Lesley Markie, Ariana Preston, Lee Smith, Richard Sore, Claire Vivian, Neil Weymouth. Dates: 18th -20th May 2018 This club meet saw new and old club members travelling from ...

Ogof Marros video update

Three years of digging and the second choke has still yet to yield. It's not for want of trying, as you'll discover in the video below. Lots of time spent lying in squalid mud, the ...
Ogof Craig A Ffynnon filming

Ogof Craig A Ffynnon filming

Team: Antonia Freem, Duncan Hornby, Ollie Jone, Sally Richards, Alan Walsh & Tarquin Wilton-Jones Trip date: 24/2/18 “Team Freem” had been wanting to film the furthest parts of Ogof Craig A Ffynnon for some time ...
Draenen - The Geryon

Draenen – The Geryon

Team: Claire Vivian and Tarquin Wilton-Jones Time: 12 hours. (Saturday 6th January) It all started off so well! Wake up a 5.30am. Yes. Taxi to train station at 6am. Yes. Catch train to Cardiff at ...
OFD1 to Cwm Dwr

OFD1 to Cwm Dwr

OFD1 to Cwm Dwr – Sun 10 December Team: Jo White, Helen Hooper, Andy Jones, Darren Mackenzie, Lee Smith, Ariana Preston Time: 4 hours New SWCC provisional member Ariana Preston tells us about her first ...
A Sterling Job!

A Sterling Job!

December 31st 2017 was a wonderful example of SWCC members coming together and proving that many hands make light of hard work. So read all about it or even better watch the video! Ashford Price, ...