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Posts by 50shadesofgreen

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Topic: Ancient Egyptian drill holes question
50shadesofgreen

Forum: South Africa   Posted: 28/11/2019 21:46:32   Subject: Ancient Egyptian drill holes question
Egypt has 5000 year old mud brick tombs that show no evidence of a global flood. Neither do their elaborate contents such as wood carvings, fabrics and paintings.
Topic: Gas Stalagmite??
50shadesofgreen

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 16/11/2019 09:23:09   Subject: Gas Stalagmite??
I thought stalagmites always occurred due to mineral laden fluid dropping from above. That means there always needs to be a corresponding stalactite above it?

Is it possible that the gas bu
Topic: Maenofferen
50shadesofgreen

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 26/05/2019 18:52:07   Subject: Maenofferen
Meant to ask before. Saw what looked like new lighting rigged up in one of the large chambers, directly above an old machine. I've not seen a map so unable to describe where, other than on the level g
Topic: Maenofferen
50shadesofgreen

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/04/2019 23:05:58   Subject: Maenofferen
Thanks. I wondered if it was to to with the new tours. Thanks for the quick update.
Topic: Maenofferen
50shadesofgreen

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/04/2019 18:34:05   Subject: Maenofferen
Anyone know what is happening re Maenofferen access? Was there a few weeks back and the winch house at the top of the entry incline is now cladded in metal sheet and scaffolding. Pretty much blocks th
Topic: Glynrhonwy - the saga continues
50shadesofgreen

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 13/03/2019 20:39:36   Subject: Glynrhonwy - the saga continues
Yes. It seems that it must be. I missed that before as it looks different now. The surface planks have gone now and just the girders below appear to remain now.

Thanks guys.
Topic: Glynrhonwy - the saga continues
50shadesofgreen

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 13/03/2019 19:36:00   Subject: Glynrhonwy - the saga continues
Had an explore about the quarries this week. In the large pit just above the upper road there is a rust red girder structure sitting at the bottom of the quarry. This could be either wooden or iron, a
Topic: Subterranean-Snowdon race
50shadesofgreen

Forum: Events   Posted: 27/02/2018 18:36:06   Subject: Subterranean-Snowdon race
I was further mystified by the mention of a drink in a pub in Llanberis. I've not stayed there for years, since we spent one miserable night there with every bar firmly closed. Has the night life impr
Topic: Subterranean-Snowdon race
50shadesofgreen

Forum: Events   Posted: 26/02/2018 16:45:00   Subject: Subterranean-Snowdon race
Forgot to mention that Llechwedd also has mountain bikes, hence possibly why the transfer from mine to mountain is by bike?

A few odd things in the advert.

1) Several hours unde
Topic: Subterranean-Snowdon race
50shadesofgreen

Forum: Events   Posted: 25/02/2018 21:27:37   Subject: Subterranean-Snowdon race
15 miles by bike and walking on foot. Well Snowdon is 3 miles up and 3 miles down. You get the highest elevation by going up the Watkin path. They mention a waterfall abseil on the way down again, whi
Topic: Man falls down Cornwall mineshaft
50shadesofgreen

Forum: South West England   Posted: 24/09/2017 17:16:54   Subject: Man falls down Cornwall mineshaft
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-41378469
Topic: Tankless diving? Apparently so...
50shadesofgreen

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/06/2017 19:53:21   Subject: Tankless diving? Apparently so...
To be fair she did a full risk assessment and put her reservations on Twitter beforehand. So she knew it was dangerous. ::)
Topic: Top ten mines in north and mid Wales
50shadesofgreen

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/12/2016 17:08:10   Subject: Top ten mines in north and mid Wales
Thanks for the info on Cnicht chaps. Now I know where the adit is, it is no wonder I had not noticed it!

New headtorch and camera for Christmas, so I need to go back for a look!

Topic: Top ten mines in north and mid Wales
50shadesofgreen

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 26/12/2016 21:54:33   Subject: Top ten mines in north and mid Wales
There's a mine on Cnicht? One of my favourite places to walk in that area, but not sure where that mine is.

Are these the workings low in the other valley ( not the Croesor one). On your le
Topic: Pokemon in Box Mine?
50shadesofgreen

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/07/2016 11:19:59   Subject: Pokemon in Box Mine?
[quote="christwigg"]Jesus Christ, how idiotic can you get !
I do wonder about the state of todays youth.

I mean seriously in a place like that you're looking at not much more than a Ps
Topic: Go Below underground zip adventure
50shadesofgreen

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/02/2015 01:05:34   Subject: Go Below underground zip adventure
[quote="staffordshirechina"]Miles is a generous bloke who realises that some of the routes may get used.
However, he will not be leaving ropes and pulleys there![/quote]

Indeed he is !
Topic: Four-person zip line 113 kmph thrills
50shadesofgreen

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/06/2014 21:54:11   Subject: Four-person zip line 113 kmph thrills
Their claim to be the only four person zip line in Europe seems a little dodgy. There was already a quad one in Switzerland when I was there 2 years ago ?

This new line is also slower that
Topic: Incident at Rhosydd 11/11/13
50shadesofgreen

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/11/2013 00:00:11   Subject: Incident at Rhosydd 11/11/13
As there are several forum members on this thread who are in the rescue organisations ( bless you all ). Are you able to suggest an appropriate length of time, after which an overdue party should be c
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