Dan-yr-Ogaf

This was another caving weekend set up by our friend Tim at the SWCC. These caves are bigger than those found in the Mendips, and oftenl house some beautiful features that are separated by some really sporting caving. The first cave was Dan-yr-Ogaf, a showcave with dinosaurs and who knows what else, but it also... Continue Reading →

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One way to make an entrance!

Our second day in Brecon started comfortably, having a slow breakfast and getting ready in our own time. Today's cave was Pant Mawr which meant on leaving the hut, we had to walk for over an hour, over the hills being the hut to each the cave opening. Tim's navigating brought us directly to the... Continue Reading →

Underground in Brecon

We left Brighton on Friday night with our bearings set for the mendips. On arrival we hunkered down as forty mile an hour winds literally rocked us to sleep. In the morning we met Tim and as a three set off for South Wales. It's been years since I was in the Brecons, and as... Continue Reading →

GB Cave… finally

So a few years ago we went caving with our friend Tim and last weekend we picked up where we left off! Quite a gap between the trips, but we have been somewhat busy!! When we stopped caving a few years ago, we had done quite a few trips to Swildons and Fairy Cave that... Continue Reading →

Caving, Fairy Cave and Hilliers Cave

We have often climbed at Fairy Cave and seen all the cave entrances and wanted to have a trip down there. So finally we got our trip! Please excuse my lack of knowledge as for caving lingo etc… but only a few trips down, I’m not quite there with the correct knowledge, although hopefully a... Continue Reading →

Caving, Swildons Hole

We completed another caving route around Swildons Hole. We went in via the Short Dry Way to the 20 Foot Pot. Then past the Double Pots (had to traverse around the side of the second one) and up through Barnes Loop then continuing down the streamway to Sump 1 (actually 1 inch airspace). Through this... Continue Reading →

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