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#1 Wolford6

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Posted 03 March 2014 - 08:21 PM

If you've never had a trip down Gaping Gill, you've really missed something. It's the largest cave in Britain and can only be entered (other than by experts) via a bosun's chair on a winch.

 

Definitely an experience for children between eight and eighty!

 

The Spring Bank entry is organised by Bradford Potholing Club. There is one in August organised by Craven Potholing Club.

 

http://www.bpc-cave....gaping_gill.htm


Edited by Wolford6, 03 March 2014 - 08:22 PM.

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#2 Bedford Roughyed

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Posted 03 March 2014 - 09:02 PM

After getting stuck for 5-10 mins in a thing called the Postbox in a cave in the Brecon Beacons, I have to say my caving days are behind me!


With the best, thats a good bit of PR, though I would say the Bedford team, theres, like, you know, 13 blokes who can get together at the weekend to have a game together, which doesnt point to expansion of the game. Point, yeah go on!

#3 longboard

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Posted 03 March 2014 - 09:24 PM

Gaping Gill. I know her well.



#4 High Peak Rhino

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Posted 03 March 2014 - 09:55 PM

Vaguely remember going down there in the past.

 

I certainly remember going down Long Churn cave and squeezing through the cheese press. Don't think I'd get through there these days without shedding a pound or two.



#5 JohnM

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Posted 04 March 2014 - 08:10 AM

Never made it to Gaping Ghyll but those of you who have met me will find it astonishing that I made it through the Cheese Press on numerous occasions... down to the Balcony, across the Greasy Slab  and right down to the bottom of Alum Pot.

 

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Edited by JohnM, 04 March 2014 - 08:14 AM.





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