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Willy Eckerslyke

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Thursday Nighters 1st of November
Posted: 30/10/2018 21:10:11
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This week we're having a wander through Cwmorthin with a spot of SRT. Smile

Meet at the Cwmorthin car park around 6:15pm.
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Llion

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Posted: 31/10/2018 07:11:42
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Posted: 31/10/2018 08:49:49
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Do you know the way Llion?Laugh

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Posted: 31/10/2018 09:30:36
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llay101 wrote:

Do you know the way Llion?Laugh


I'm hoping someone will be there to show me the way...SmartassSmartassSmartass

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Posted: 31/10/2018 10:24:00
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I hope to be there, but no promises! IP: 147.143.12.98
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Posted: 31/10/2018 11:16:27
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Will do my best! IP: 80.43.4.83
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Posted: 31/10/2018 21:10:30
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I'm hoping to make it! Up for a bit of SRT. If there's any chance of passing the odd re-belay, that would be good practise for me. Failing that, if I could try some rigging, under someone else's watchful eye, that would be great too. Understand time for this may be limited. IP: 81.155.170.161
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Posted: 31/10/2018 21:24:46
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manbat666 wrote:

I'm hoping to make it! Up for a bit of SRT. If there's any chance of passing the odd re-belay, that would be good practise for me. Failing that, if I could try some rigging, under someone else's watchful eye, that would be great too. Understand time for this may be limited.


Climbing gym is another good place to practise harder SRT techniques and a safer options for rebelay / deviation / knot passing until you are proficient to do so underground.

Come to think of it though I've explored a lot of mines in North Wales now and have never had to pass a re-belay underground Laugh

There is a good little pitch in Penarth slate mine where a traverse line to pitch head, Y hang and then short abseil with rebelay or deviation can be rigged. But it's a long slog up to Penarth for a bit of SRT.

Long time since I've been in Cwmorthin but it was mainly pull through abs and zip lines last time I was there Thumbs Up
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Posted: 31/10/2018 21:27:05
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i may tag along for my 2nd TN IP: 89.242.32.49
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Posted: 01/11/2018 16:30:13
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Alas, I'm not going to make it tonight everyone. Hope you have a good trip. Anyone up for doing a trip on Saturday somewhere? The weather looks grim, so may as well be underground! IP: 81.155.170.161
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Posted: 02/11/2018 13:51:17
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Great trip, and alas more new ground for me, cheers all

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