RRCPC Newsletter

Index of Authors

(1995 - 2017 Newsletters)

- current newsletters are being added as time allows!!!!

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A

 

 

Altringham, John

 

45/1 - Autumnwatch - Live broadcast from a Cave

Anon

 

50/2 - Caving in 2050                                                                                 

 

 

51/1 - Cueva del Viento

 

 

51/1 - Abandoned Coal Mine near Bolton                                                

 

 

53/2 - Heron Pot                                                                                         

 

 

 

B

 

 

Baker, Johnny

 

39/1 - Black Shiver Pot

 

 

43/1 - Gaping Gill Main Shaft on Ladders

 

 

43/1 - A Grand Day Out : Gaping Gill Main Shaft

 

 

46/2 - Wandering around Crina Bottom                                             

 

 

49/2 - From the log book (1) – Johnny                                             

 

 

49/4 - After Chartuese Trip                                                                    

 

 

49/4 - From the log book – Kingsdale Master Cave 8/10/12                

 

 

54/1 - Whirley Gill Pot

 

 

54/1 - Keld Bank Sink - May 2017

Balfour, Hamish

 

49/1 - Back to it 

Bennett, Stuart

 

42/2 - Trip to County Pot

Beardy

 

See: Swire, Paul

Bialek, Robert

 

38/1 - Pène Blanque

 

 

38/1 - Trou Mile to Pène Blanque

 

 

38/1 - Trou Mile to Trou Heretiques

 

 

41/1 - Tripiti Gorge

 

 

49/3 - Audax

 

 

49/4 - Pot 2                                                                                               

 

 

49/4 - Grotte de Gournier                                                                        

 

 

54/2 - The 5M's Ride

Birchall, Jim

 

33/1 - Beneath the Gobi Desert

Bleakley, Christine

 

33/1 - Large Pot - New Rift Pot Exchange

Bliss, Ron

 

32/3 - Some Memories of George Cornes

 

 

42/2 - Red Rose's Caving Lantern Slide Collection

Blyth, Helen

 

38/4 - Grotte de la Marveilleuse - Réseau du Vertige

 

 

43/1 - Gaping Gill Main Shaft on Ladders

 

 

46/1 - BU56: A personal Account

Bohm, Susan  (Osborne)

 

51/2 - My holiday in France with the Red Rose and CSCA                     

 

 

52/1 - Ladder Training at Bullpot Farm 13th. April 2015

Breakell, Roy

 

36/3 - The Penyghent Saga of 1956

 

 

38/1 - Some Thoughts from A Veteran Caver

Bushell, Denis

 

38/3 - Crystal Connection

 

 

 

C

 

 

Carradice, George

 

37/1 - A Case for Re-Training

Carradice, Samuel

 

34/3 - Big Meanie - Death's Head Exchange

 

 

36/3 - A Japanese Encounter

 

 

38/2 - Borrowdale Wad Mine

 

 

38/4 - Coniston Copper Mine

 

 

40/1 - The Buttertubs

 

 

42/1 - Goosey Tyson's Cave

 

 

42/2 - Gour Fumant

 

 

42/2 - Grotte de Bournillon

Chapman, Andy

 

49/4 - Paperless Surveying 3-4 Dec. 2011                                              

 

 

50/1 - Xitu 2012

Chilton, Jane

 

32/2 - The Curse of the CRG Extensions

 

 

36/3 - Haunted by Juan Lombrero

 

 

40/2 - Tea Ladies on Tour - Extreme tea-making

Collins, Gregory

 

53/2 - Heron Pot

Corrin, Juan

 

41/2 - Introduction to the Caves of Matienzo

Creedy, Dave

 

54/1 - Reflections on the RRCPC Dinner

Croston, Jeff

 

54/2 - Easegill through trip

 

 

 

D

 

 

Dalek  (see Robert Bialek)

 

 

Dale, Pete

 

35/2 - A Rumbling Adventure

 

 

37/2 - A Tale of Two Pots

 

 

37/2 - Caving under the Moonlit Sun

 

 

37/2 - Craftman's Pot

 

 

37/2 - Simpson's Pot

 

 

37/2 - Snatcher Pot

 

 

37/2 - Wizard's Chasm

 

 

37/3 - Marble Sink : "A Classic Tight Hole"

 

 

37/3 - Nidderdale : Goyden and the Gorge Adventure

 

 

37/4 - Living it Large

 

 

37/4 - Rumbling Hole

 

 

37/4 - Thackthwaite Beck Cave

 

 

38/3 - A day out ‘in’ Nenthead!

 

 

38/3 - Foot And Mouth - “Baaaaa!!!!”

 

 

38/3 - Large Pot / New Rift Exchange

 

 

38/3 - Lost John's - Boxhead Exchange

Davies, Dinny

 

47/2 - Dog to Bucket 

 

 

47/3 - A day trip to Lundy

Davis, Jim

 

38/1 - Andorra and Various Show Caves

 

 

38/1 - Trou Heretiques to Trou Mile

Deadman, Edvin

 

49/2 - The Grand Circle 

 

 

49/4 - Pot 2 (from another perspective)

Devlin, Peter

 

43/2 - Little Neath River Cave

 

 

44/1 - My First Dig - Part I

 

 

44/1 - Another use for Bull Pot of the Witches

 

 

45/2 - My First Dig - Part II

 

 

45/2 - A long Weekend out and about

 

 

45/2 - A Weekend in Castleton

 

 

45/3 - Re-re-lining the Sump

 

 

45/3 - McPlod of Plodsville goes for a Plod

 

 

45/4 - Fear of Heights

 

 

45/4 - Fair Exchange is no Robbery

 

 

46/1 - Saas 4000s

 

 

46/1 - Beardy loses his Bottle

 

 

46/1 - Ice climbing

 

 

46/2 - Are the Lakes in?

 

 

46/2 - My First Munro

 

 

46/3 - Diving with Pete: Two Little Dickie Birds

 

 

46/4 - Caving or Climbing?                                                        

 

 

46/4 - This Too Shall Pass

 

 

47/1 - Nobel Prize for Communication                                              

 

 

47/2 - Jim Puttrell

Dilling, Nancy

 

52/1 - The Red Rose Annual Dinner 1953

Duffy, Ray

 

47/2 - Jim Puttrell

 

 

33/1 - Stepping into the Past

 

 

34/1 - Boundary Pot

 

 

34/1 - Do You Believe in Fairies?

 

 

37/3 - A little bit on the side (of Wilf Taylor's)

 

 

40/1 - The Magic Roundabout

 

 

41/3 - A Good Night Out

 

 

43/2 - Hidden Earth 2005

 

 

44/2 - Borehole Extensions

 

 

45/3 - Conservation Weekend

 

 

45/4 - Top Sink Surveying Meet

 

 

45/4 - Rescue Practice weekend

 

 

46/2 - Thank God I never have to go there again

 

 

46/2 - Notts II

 

 

46/4 - Foray to the Forest of Dean

 

 

46/4 - Forest of Dean Classic Sportive

 

 

47/1 - Sybil & Marge go Caving                                                       

 

 

48/1 - One man and his dog   

 

 

48/1 - Colonnades project

 

 

49/1 - A potted history

 

 

49/2 - From the log book (2) – Kirk Pot

 

 

49/2 - Back to the drawing board

 

 

49/2 - The path repair weekend

 

 

49/4 - Back to the Drawing Board

 

 

49/4 - From the log book – Rays Star Trek/Wars/Sci-fi Birthday Party

 

 

49/4 - The Path Repair Weekend

 

 

50/1 – From the Log Book

 

 

50/1 - Nearly Not – Notts 2 

 

 

50/1 - Caver First Aid Kit   

 

 

50/2 - The Earplug Conundrum                                                                                     

 

 

51/1 - Training Day (no not the movie)                                                   

 

 

51/2 - Grotte de Bournillon or ‘a Little Bit on the Side of the Bourne Gorge

 

 

52/1 - Barbon Pot or Confessions of a fat Bast*rd                                                    

 

 

52/1 - Something from the Brown Lagoon

 

 

53/1 - Oh No! Not Again

 

 

53/1 - Killer zombie voles from hell - a cautionary tale                                              

 

 

53/2 - Trials and Tribulations of a Dig (Avon Pot)                                  

 

 

54/1 - The Cobblers                                                                                                               

 

 

54/1 - Owert Kilns                                                                                                                 

 

 

54/2 - At last Summer

 

 

54/2 - Lets talk risk                                                                             

 

 

54/2 - Doh! Here we go again                                                                                              

 

 

54/2 - Dunald Mill Hole - June 2017

Duncan, Bruce

 

54/2 - PSM Expedition Diary - Aranzadi Gallery Trip

 

 

 

E

 

 

Eastwood, Heather

 

48/1 - Not just an illusion

 

 

50/1 - It was written on the side of the fridge – Part 2     

Eastwood, Tim

 

34/1 - Zig & Zags Mystery Tour

 

 

36/3 - Milwr Tunnel Extravaganza

Eckersley, James

 

45/1 - Lancaster Hole

Eyre, Jim

 

41/2 - FSG Dinner, 1964                                                       

 

 

46/3 - Lost Johns on Rope Ladders - 1953                                                                      

 

 

53/1 - From the Archives - Gavel Pot  August 1953                                                        

 

 

53/2 - From the Archives - Gavel Pot  August 1953

 

 

54/2 - Formation of the Red Rose & Early Odds & Sods

 

 

 

F

 

 

Fagan, Martin

 

49/3 - The Great Coruisk Shit Fountain

 

 

49/3 - Marooned – or One Week in Coruisk                                                                      

 

 

51/1 - Sunset Hole - May 2014                                                                                                                                                  

 

 

51/2 - Lets have a bit of a bimble before the Auction

 

 

54/1 - Across Europe Underground

Fletcher, Alex

 

45/1 - Thailand Nov 2007 to Feb 2008

 

 

45/3 - Keld Head

Foster, Jon/Liz

 

46/4 - Miss Graces Lanes

 

 

46/4 - Dig at Jon and Liz's Well

 

 

 

G

 

 

Gledhill, Dave

 

46/4 - Link Pot - Easy Street

G.O.B.

 

54/2 - A Mouse's Tale or is it Tail?

Grant, Pete

 

33/2 - White Scar Meet

Gray, Steve

 

49/3 - RRCPC Vercors Caving Holiday 4th. – 18th. August 2012

Grimshaw, Milton

 

38/1 - Search for the Grotte de Bourusse

 

 

 

H

 

 

Hale, Michael

 

38/1 - Grotte de Pène Blanque

 

 

38/1 - The Big One: Trou Mile to Pène Blanque

 

 

38/2 - The Slugworld Retro-Diary 1997 to 2000

 

 

49/3 - Beyond Slug World                                                                                                   

 

 

49/4 - Slug takes the BEEB down Lancaster Hole

Hall, Andy

 

32/3 - Ease Gill Project

 

 

38/1 - Pène Blanque - Photos and Video

 

 

45/1 - Autumnwatch - Live broadcast from a Cave

 

 

45/4 - Family Caving Day

 

 

49/3 - Show Caves of the Ogliastre region of Sardinia

 

 

49/4 - Trou de Glaz to Grotte Annette Through Trip                                                    

 

 

50/1 - Red Rose trip to Alderley Edge West Mine   

 

 

50/2 - Greenside Mine, 15th. June 2013                                                                               

 

 

50/2 - Alderley Edge Mines - Wood Mine to Hough Level through trip

 

 

52/1 - Crossing the Thorung La (5417 metres)                                                                  

 

 

52/1 - Exploring the Limestone Landscapes of Whitbarrow                                         

 

 

53/2 - Hagg Brow Cave, Lower Winskill, Settle                                                                

 

 

52/1 - Investigations of the Porcellanous Band ... Casterton Fell  ...                                

 

 

54/1 - Casserole Pot

Hall, Pete

 

50/2 - Alderley Edge Mines – Wood Mine to Hough Level through trip              

 

 

32/2 - Smashing Inlet

 

 

32/2 - Quaking Pot

 

 

32/3 - The Exploration of Bye George Pot

 

 

32/3 - Sig Pot, Barbondale

 

 

33/2 - Extract from a Night Down Langcliffe Pot

Halperin, Illana

 

44/2 - Notes from the Underground

Hare, Angela

 

32/3 - Crete - Sun, Sand and... Speleology?

 

 

35/1 - Saturday Afternoon Series, Lancaster Hole

 

 

38/1 - A French Fairy Tale

 

 

38/1 - Grotte du Goueil di Her

Haycock, Claire (Wilkinson)

 

51/1 - A summer of Running in the Peak District

Hunter, Chris

 

46/3 - Wretched Rabbit Wrecked Right Knee

 

 

 

I

 

 

Ive, Andy

 

49/4 - Paris

 

 

54/1 - A Ballad to Alan (Starkers) Martin

 

 

 

J

 

 

Jobling, Simon

 

42/1 - Trip to Cherry Tree Hole

 

 

42/2 - The Search for More

 

 

42/2 - County Pot

 

 

43/1 - Diccan Pot

 

 

43/2 - Big Meanie to Death's Head Hole

 

 

45/1 - Growling and it's Offerings

Jones, Duncan

 

37/2 - Smeltmill Beck Cave

 

 

37/2 - The Bradford Bypass

 

 

38/3 - A Bridge Too Far - Vesper Pot

 

 

38/3 - Nenthead : Smallcleugh to Capplecleugh

 

 

38/3 - Rift Pot / Large Pot Exchange                                                                                 

 

 

49/3 - Peak Expedition, 2012 – A Brief Visit

 

 

 

K

 

 

Kerr, Alan

 

35/1 - Sunset Hole - Grade III (Mostly)

 

 

38/1 - Trou du Vent

 

 

45/1 - The Ups and Downs of Spiral Staircase

Key, Emma

 

49/2 - Notts Pot – 17th. March 2012

 

 

 

L

 

 

Lawson, Becka

 

42/2 - Hong Meigui CES 2005 Expedition to Houping, China                                          

 

 

51/2 - Magnetometer Pot - 13th. September 2014

Lawton, Ian and Liz

 

43/2 - Rubicera to the Mortero d'Astrana

 

 

46/1 - Caving in China

 

 

46/2 - Crossing the Himalaya by Bicycle

Lieberman, Sam

 

40/2 - Mines a' Guinness

 

 

43/2 - Swimming in the Drain                                                                                                  

 

 

53/1 - Killer zombie voles from hell - a cautionary tale                                                   

 

 

53/1 - Fairy Holes sat. June 6th. 2015

Loveridge, Fluer

 

50/1 - A crazy weekend in Kalin

Lowe, Gavin

 

54/1 - A New Discovery in County Pot

Lowis, Si

 

54/2 - PSM Expedition Diary - Tete Sauvage / SC3 Entrance Recce                              

 

 

54/2 - PSM Expedition Diary - EDF to Tunnel du Vent Trip

 

 

 

M

 

 

Macdonald, Andy

 

40/1 - Bar Pot to Gaping Gill Main Chamber - Part 1

 

 

40/2 - Bar Pot to Gaping Gill Main Chamber - Part 2

 

 

44/1 - Bar Pot to Gaping Gill Main Chamber - Part 3                                                                                                                  

 

 

46/3 - Short Drop to Gavel

 

 

46/4 - Otter Hole

 

 

50/1 - Ding Dong Mine

Makie, Eoin

 

33/1 - Exploring Khoh Al-Bidi

Makin, Carol

 

49/3 - Chartreuse Overground                                                                                                

 

 

51/1 - The Harry Harwood Tunnel Walk - November 2013

Makin, Carol + others

 

48/1 - Caving in Furness

Middleton, Mark

 

43/2 - Tatham Wife Hole

 

 

44/2 - Rat Hole

 

 

44/2 - Knacker Trapper

Mohr, Peter & Julie

 

33/2 - Ireby Fell & Marble Steps                                                                                                        

 

 

34/3 - Alum Pot - The "Flash & Splash" Trip

 

 

34/3 - Hidden Pot - (and Hidden Sheep)

 

 

35/1 - Free Caver Training Day

 

 

35/1 - Sylvester Pot to County Pot

 

 

35/2 - Red Rose go to South Wales

 

 

35/2 - Short Drop - Gavel Pot Trip

 

 

36/3 - Finding the "Way-On"

Macdonald, Andy

 

40/1 - Bar Pot to Gaping Gill Main Chamber - Part 1

 

 

37/1 - Into the "Devil's Arse"

 

 

37/3 - The Amazing Goyden Pot and Manchester Hole

 

 

37/3 - White Scar - Beyond the Show Cave!

 

 

38/2 - A note on Walter Sylvester and his invention

 

 

38/3 - Crystal Connection

 

 

39/1 - 'Ignorance is Bliss' and the passage of time

 

 

40/2 - Zig & Zag get 'Goosed-up...'

 

 

42/2 - Red Rose's Caving Lantern Slide Collection

 

 

44/1 - 'Les Speleonauts'

 

 

45/1 - 'Cauldrons of the Devil': a note from 1954

 

 

45/1 - The Ron Bliss Slide Collection

 

 

45/1 - The Ups and Downs of Spiral Staircase

 

 

45/1 - The Manchester Medical School Pot-holing Club 1951-55

 

 

45/4 - Harry Holliday's Photo Album

 

 

49/3 - The RRCPC VHS and DVD Collection

 

 

49/4 - Ron’s Old Wetsuit

 

 

50/1 - More Video Tapes & DVD’s   

Moseley, Max

 

40/1 - Peter Ashmead 1938-1977

Mottram, Les

 

52/1 - Knotlow Caverns 2nd May 2015                                                                              

 

 

53/1 - Knotlow Caverns 2nd May 2015

 

 

 

N

 

 

Newton, Jim

 

35/2 - The "Golden Oldies" Trip

 

 

37/4 - Crete 2000

 

 

39/2 - Our Lady's Cave

 

 

40/1 - Cliff Force Cave

 

 

40/1 - Red Rake Mine, Silverdale

 

 

40/2 - Notts 2 (Geriatric Trip)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

 

 

40/2 - Upper Leck Fell Caves

 

 

42/2 - Haverbrack Dog Hole

 

 

49/1 - Dog Hole

 

 

53/2 - Caving with my "Minders"                                                                                            

 

 

54/1 - Ian Carruthers, 1947-2017

Newton, Jim + others

 

48/1 - Caving in Furness

Nix, Bill

 

53/1 - Heron Pot, Kingsdale Head - 23rd. May 2015                                                              

 

 

54/1 - Saturday at Sunset Hole

 

 

 

O

 

 

 

 

 

Old Scote, The

 

50/2 - Caving in 2050

Onions, Jude

 

45/2 - Lancaster Hole to Wretched Rabbit - And now for something completely different

Osborne, Sue

 

53/1 - Our Day in Littondale                                                                                                       

 

 

54/1 - Gaping Gill

P

 

 

Pacey, Keith

 

32/3 - Langcliffe Pot

 

 

32/3 - Return To Caving

 

 

33/2 - The Search for the Wretched Easter Eggs

Pacey, Neil

 

32/2 - In Search of Grippers Rift

Pearson, Frank

 

51/2 - Crystal Cave North - In the Dark Lords Land

Pringle, Andy

 

32/2 - Magnetometer Pot

 

 

33/1 - Pool Sink - The Baby Feeder

 

 

33/2 - An Everyday Story About Everyday Forest Folk

 

 

34/2 - Detackling - Ireby Fell Caverns

 

 

41/2 - Matienzo Easter 2003

 

 

41/3 - Swaledale Weekend

 

 

 

Q

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

R

 

 

Ramsay, Dave

 

44/1 - The Long Big Meanie

Regan, Terry

 

53/1 - Derbyshire Extensions - Kingsdale

Rice, Lionel

 

41/1 - Devis Hole Mine, Swaledale

 

 

44/1 - The Illusion of Dale Barn                                                                                            

 

 

53/1 - Dunald Mill Hole and Cave - Sat 23rd. May 2015

 

 

53/1 - Derbyshire Extensions - Kingsdale

Robinson. Steve

 

47/3 - Short Gill Rising

 

 

49/4 - Boreham Cave

Rochester, Katie

 

39/2 - Sir Francis Level, Swaledale

Round, Steve

 

33/1 - Mallorca - October ' 95

 

 

36/3 - The August Visit to Wharfedale

 

 

 

S

 

 

Sambo

 

51/2 - Training Day -A riposte

Sargent, Helan

 

35/1 - Follow That Bat                                                                               

 

 

47/2 - Some notes and speculation

Saville, Paul

 

34/3 - Adventure in Oman

 

 

34/3 - Kahf Hoti, Jabal Akhdar - Part 1

 

 

35/1 - Kahf Hoti, Jabal Akhdar - Part 2

 

 

35/2 - Arch Cave - Part 1

 

 

36/1 - Arch Cave - Part 2

 

 

38/3 - A Right Rum Experience

 

 

42/1 - Wreck of the French Submarine Souffleur

Scott, Joe

 

33/2 - My Weekend

Shaw, Ben

 

36/1 - Turkey

 

 

38/2 - Ritton Castle Mine

Seddon, Geoff

 

45/1 - The Manchester Medical School Pot-holing Club 1951-55

Sheldon, Jack

 

34/3 - The 1996 Yangtze Caves Expedition

 

 

39/2 - Letter from China

Sherrington, Bill

 

44/2 - Bucket on the Head

 

 

45/2 - Selected Diary Extracts from Bucket on the Head                                                        

 

 

45/4 - Alternative Conference Report

 

 

47/1 - Downstairs at Bruno Kranski's

 

 

52/2 - Birks Fell cave - 14th. September 2014

Simpson, Iain

 

37/2 - Devis Hole Mine Caves and Crackpot Cave

Speight, Toby

 

43/1 - Ray's Easegill Ferret                                                                          

 

 

47/1 - Ivy Hole

 

 

47/1 - Al's Amazing Exit

 

 

49/1 – New Cave

 

 

53/2 - Lancaster Hole , Sunday 13th. March 2016

St. Lawrence, Hugh

 

34/2 - Disappointment Pot

 

 

38/1 - Réseau de la Coume d'Hyouernedo

 

 

40/2 - Two New Entrances to Ease Gill

Stevens, Bev

 

50/1 - Some notes on “Ron’s Wetsuit” 

Stevenson, Anthony

 

34/1 - Su Palau

Stevenson, Jim & Eileen

 

34/1 - Su Spiria - Condula de Luna

 

 

37/4 - Crete 2000

 

 

38/4 - Another Bleat for Crete

 

 

40/2 - Lefka Ori Trek

 

 

41/1 - And Now For Something Completely Different!

 

 

41/1 - A Treat in Tripiti

 

 

41/3 - Crete 2004

 

 

43/1 - Crete 2005 : The Mavri Laki Valley

&nbs