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Posts by Big-G

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Topic: The Yorkshire Dales
Big-G

Forum: North East England   Posted: 05/03/2020 19:58:29   Subject: The Yorkshire Dales
Hi,

I think it's been covered on the forum when it was first screened ??

A great series that really shows off the Dales for what they are - stunningly beautiful :)

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Topic: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
Big-G

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/01/2020 22:05:27   Subject: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
Great video, really enjoyed it and could watch that sort of thing all day :)

And maximum respect......if walking around mines isn't dangerous enough, diving them is next level :o
Topic: Swaledale Floods (Mines Affected)
Big-G

Forum: North East England   Posted: 23/08/2019 21:54:00   Subject: Swaledale Floods (Mines Affected)
That's a shame, it's lovely right up the top at the dams ??

Topic: Swaledale Floods (Mines Affected)
Big-G

Forum: North East England   Posted: 23/08/2019 13:45:53   Subject: Swaledale Floods (Mines Affected)
Wow, I know that spot well. Fell off my motorbike going through the ford a couple of years ago.......slippy things those fords !! :-[

Looks totally unrecognisable there !! ;(
Topic: Swaledale Floods (Mines Affected)
Big-G

Forum: North East England   Posted: 22/08/2019 22:15:51   Subject: Swaledale Floods (Mines Affected)
Good stuff ;D
Topic: Swaledale Floods (Mines Affected)
Big-G

Forum: North East England   Posted: 22/08/2019 20:41:55   Subject: Swaledale Floods (Mines Affected)
Anyone know if any of the Gunnerside mines were affected ??
Topic: Sir Francis Level, query
Big-G

Forum: North East England   Posted: 01/05/2019 17:30:45   Subject: Sir Francis Level, query
[quote="legendrider"]It was a scheme we cooked up in York Uni Sub-Aqua Club, following a long weekend wreck-diving off Oban. This was because we'd be a bit more N2-absorption tolerant as the site is d
Topic: Sir Francis Level, query
Big-G

Forum: North East England   Posted: 01/05/2019 08:25:32   Subject: Sir Francis Level, query
[quote="legendrider"]in 1985 I dived the shaft to 33 metres without reaching bottom. Sadly the only thing I could see for definite was my depth gauge. Ugh!

MARK[/quote]

Wow....
Topic: Easter visit to St Francis level
Big-G

Forum: North West England   Posted: 25/04/2019 11:51:10   Subject: Easter visit to St Francis level
[quote="Pete Monkhouse"]I didn’t in the end. But having bought the meter I must do so shortly![/quote]

Shame :(

But......with the weather getting warmer, summer on the way, water
Topic: Easter visit to St Francis level
Big-G

Forum: North West England   Posted: 24/04/2019 17:16:19   Subject: Easter visit to St Francis level
Did you manage to get to Sir Francis over Easter ??
Topic: "The Yorkshire Dales" BBC1 Monday 7.30pm
Big-G

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/04/2019 11:23:21   Subject: "The Yorkshire Dales" BBC1 Monday 7.30pm
Although brief, I enjoyed the snippet on St Francis. Haven't seen the level from that perspective.

Looks like they were very close to the engine room when the alarm went off, but they still
Topic: "The Yorkshire Dales" BBC1 Monday 7.30pm
Big-G

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/04/2019 22:04:32   Subject: "The Yorkshire Dales" BBC1 Monday 7.30pm
A quick heads up for Monday evening on BBC1 at 7.30pm......

"The Yorkshire Dales" visits Swaledale, and I believe I saw the red hatch for St Francis in the trailer ?? There was also mention
Topic: Sir Francis Level
Big-G

Forum: North West England   Posted: 28/03/2019 22:05:38   Subject: Sir Francis Level
Thanks for the info :)

Apologies for hijacking the thread TheYorkshireMiner :-[
Topic: Sir Francis Level
Big-G

Forum: North West England   Posted: 28/03/2019 21:16:24   Subject: Sir Francis Level
I was thinking of Gunnerside in particular, as it’s the theme of the thread. I wouldn’t have thought Gunnerside Gill belonged to anyone ?? And I would have thought that anything underground wouldn’t b
Topic: Sir Francis Level
Big-G

Forum: North West England   Posted: 28/03/2019 13:32:52   Subject: Sir Francis Level
[quote="Morlock"]
Access to a sensitive site could be lost due to third party 'complications'.;)[/quote]

Very diplomatic Morlock ;)
Topic: Sir Francis Level
Big-G

Forum: North West England   Posted: 28/03/2019 12:55:58   Subject: Sir Francis Level
[quote="pringledude"]The reason the air quality has dropped is that it has been caused by the improvement of air flow in another mine. This mine has had a recent dig and been opened up hence the air f
Topic: Sir Francis Level
Big-G

Forum: North West England   Posted: 25/03/2019 00:02:16   Subject: Sir Francis Level
[quote="rikj"][quote]

Possibly Pete Roe of Swaledale Mountain Rescue, but that's just a guess.

[/quote]

After doing a bit of research, that sounds like a good shout...
Topic: Sir Francis Level
Big-G

Forum: North West England   Posted: 24/03/2019 15:46:53   Subject: Sir Francis Level
As a newbie......is Pete local to the area, or a regular down the mine or of the group ?? When I was walking up there I was wondering why he would put his name and mobile number on the warning signs f
Topic: Sir Francis Level
Big-G

Forum: North West England   Posted: 23/03/2019 22:43:23   Subject: Sir Francis Level
I was walking up that way a few weeks ago, and there were warning signs posted about poor air quality, one at the main entrance, and one at the red hatch. There was a name and mobile number of the guy
Topic: Hi :-)
Big-G

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 16/01/2017 20:13:56   Subject: Hi :-)
Hi Chris,

Thanks for the info, will look forward to that ;)
Topic: Hi :-)
Big-G

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 15/01/2017 19:37:14   Subject: Hi :-)
Hi,

Just popping in to say "Hi", as I've recently become interested in the lead mines of Swaledale, and have been checking out the great pics and snippets of information on this site from a
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