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Hunters Lodge Inn Sink Open - Added tag

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news Hunters Lodge Inn Sink Open Following the fitting of the new gate and the removal of the entrance ladder, I can report that the Land Owner (Roger Dors) has reopened the cave. For access contact Roger at the Hunters. Please note: Now the entrance ladder has been removed you will need to bring your own ladder and lifeline (or SRT rope) for the entrance pitch. There are integrated rigging points fitted to the underside of the gate for this purpose.

Hunters Lodge Inn Sink Open - created

Council of Southern Caving Clubs -

Hunters Lodge Inn Sink Open Following the fitting of the new gate and the removal of the entrance ladder, I can report that the Land Owner (Roger Dors) has reopened the cave. For access contact Roger at the Hunters. Please note: Now the entrance ladder has been removed you will need to bring your own ladder and lifeline (or SRT rope) for the entrance pitch. There are integrated rigging points fitted to the underside of the gate for this purpose.

News - [2018] Hunters Lodge Inn Sink Open

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News This page contains a list of news items published in reverse date order. For previous news see the News Archive. 2021 26 May 2021 Invitation to Join Mendip Cave Rescue 19 May 2021 Unauthorised Bolting of Rhino Right Hand Route 11 Apr 2021 Longwood Swallet Lock Vandalised 7 Apr 2021 WARNING - Rockfall in G.B. Cave - Update 28 Mar 2021 Coronavirus Recovery Roadmap: Stage 1 24 Feb 2021 Message from Chairman re Coronavirus 8 Feb 2021 WARNING - Rockfall in G.B. Cave - Update 2 Feb 202…

Star Mine Shaft - Entrance Vandalised - Star Mine Shaft - Entrance Vandalised

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Star Mine Shaft - Entrance Vandalised It has been reported that the P-hangers in the concrete capping have been vandalised. They should be considered unsafe and must not be used. The shaft should be rigged using natural belays such as nearby trees (approx 10m away). If anyone has any information about who caused the damage please let us know. In view of the vandalism there are no immediate plans to replace the hangers.

Archive - Move Old News To Archive

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Archive Star Mine Shaft It has been reported that the P-hangers in the concrete capping have been vandalised. They should be considered unsafe and must not be used. The shaft should be rigged using natural belays such as nearby trees (approx 10m away). If anyone has any information about who caused the damage please let us know. In view of the vandalism there are no immediate plans to replace the hangers.

Invitation to Join Mendip Cave Rescue - created

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news mcr Invitation to Join Mendip Cave Rescue From Mendip Cave Rescue - 26th May 2021 [MCR Logo] Dear fellow cavers, I am writing this to inform you of recent changes to the structure of the Mendip Cave Rescue (MCR) and invite you to share this with your organisation’s members so that those who wish to continue supporting MCR can apply for associate membership.

CSCC Anchor Placement Programme - Changed status of Approach passage

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CSCC Anchor Placement Programme To request that CSCC consider placing anchors in a place where there are currently none, or that may benefit for additional anchors, please bring it to a CSCC meeting by filling in the anchor request form below. The list below details previous request and other intended work. A rejection in the past does not mean that the same place should not be submitted again, attitudes change over time.

Welcome - Rhino Fly Bolting

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Welcome From Charterhouse Caving Company Ltd At some point during the past six months, persons unknown have made an unauthorised attempt to rebolt the Rhino Rift Right-Hand Route. This became known at the recent CSCC AGM and the route was inspected on Tuesday 18th May. Unfortunately, the work has been poorly executed using various types of expansion bolts. Some of these have not set properly and rotate within their holes. Some have been placed too close to the pre-existing spits, compromisin…

News Catalogue - [2021] Rhino Unauthorised Bolting

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News Catalogue This page contains a list of all news items published in reverse date order. 2021 19 May 2021 Unauthorised Bolting of Rhino Right Hand Route 11 Apr 2021 Longwood Swallet Lock Vandalised 7 Apr 2021 WARNING - Rockfall in G.B. Cave - Update 28 Mar 2021 Coronavirus Recovery Roadmap: Stage 1 24 Feb 2021 Message from Chairman re Coronavirus 8 Feb 2021 WARNING - Rockfall in G.B. Cave - Update 2 Feb 2021 WARNING - Rockfall in G.B. Cave 9 Jan 2021 Coronavirus Lockdown Mark 3 202…

Documents - Added Newsletter May 2021

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Documents Forms If you have any expense claims please use one of the following forms: * [CSCC Expenses Form (.pdf)] * [CSCC Expenses Form (Excel format)] Minutes and Officer Reports 2021 * GM Friday 14 May 2021 * [AGM Agenda & Notification of officer nominations.], [C&A Report], [Treasurer & Webmaster Reports], [Draft Accounts 2020], [Letter to CSCC] * [Newsletter May 2021] * GM Monday 15 Feb 2021 * [Agenda], [BCA Rep Report], [C&A Report], [Training Programme], [Draf…

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