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Topic: Nenthead Bad Air.
Grout1

Forum: North West England   Posted: 13/08/2019 17:29:14   Subject: Nenthead Bad Air.
Leif

Better add Guddamgill Level beyond the 'orange bath' duck. Drops off steadily from there inbye. Meter alarm - 16% minimum in reasonably high pressure.

Also climb into Guddam
Topic: cwymystwyth ropes
Grout1

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 25/07/2019 14:05:11   Subject: cwymystwyth ropes
Queens. needs about 20m rope on 1st pitch and 25m on second sloping pitch. You. need. 3 hangars on first and 2 hangers on second. All 10 mm.
Two crabs for deviations. It is not a through trip
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
Grout1

Forum: Events   Posted: 09/07/2019 12:05:03   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Roy

Well done.

An excellent Conference with something for everyone, good grub and beer.

We had a great time u/g : 2 trips prepping, 2 trips leading and 2 trips being l
Topic: Nenthead mines - collapse
Grout1

Forum: North West England   Posted: 24/05/2019 16:52:44   Subject: Nenthead mines - collapse
Well done. Nick
I promise not to find any more collapses in a hurry. People will talk about too many coincidences.
Topic: Nenthead mines - collapse
Grout1

Forum: North West England   Posted: 27/04/2019 18:40:41   Subject: Nenthead mines - collapse
Some progress has been made over last day or two, but it may take a while. As ever, GNick + team of helpers have been enthusiastically moving scaffolding etc up to the sharp end.

Warning si
Topic: Nenthead mines - collapse
Grout1

Forum: North West England   Posted: 25/04/2019 18:51:55   Subject: Nenthead mines - collapse
Please be aware that there is a major collapse in Rampgill along Hanginshaws branch. This has occurred within the last 3 days.

It is no longer possible to reach the fixed ladder up to Proud
Topic: Crossroads Levels, Cwmystwyth
Grout1

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 31/03/2019 14:31:12   Subject: Crossroads Levels, Cwmystwyth
Has anyone seen or know of a survey for this area of the Cwmystwyth mines? There appears to be a mixture of original and more modern survey marks. just wonderered if NMMC or AberCC had a drawn up surv
Topic: Waterfall Stope
Grout1

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 02/01/2019 20:30:45   Subject: Waterfall Stope
Could it be close to somewhere where pigs might swim?

Happy new year Roy
Even I can guess this one
Nearly time for booking NAMHO
For exciting underground adventures
Wild
Topic: Smallcleugh Dig - Big Push
Grout1

Forum: North West England   Posted: 24/09/2018 10:19:37   Subject: Smallcleugh Dig - Big Push
:thumbup:
Well done Nick

Sorted it just in time for our visit next month.

looks like we will be carry scaffolding to Scaleburn instead.

Al
Topic: Dog rescue from mineshaft
Grout1

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 05/09/2018 20:14:28   Subject: Dog rescue from mineshaft
Roy

Back in 2009 MCRO rescued a dog that fell over 120' to water in a vertical shaft in the Old Grit Mine in Shropshire. Fortunately there was a small cut alcove that the dog was able to sh
Topic: Smallcleugh dig, sherpa event
Grout1

Forum: North West England   Posted: 25/08/2018 16:56:11   Subject: Smallcleugh dig, sherpa event
Sorry West Wales is too big a commute for a Sunday.

However, there should be a crowd of us up w/c 12th October for a week if you are still looking for a few extra paws then.

Alan
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2018
Grout1

Forum: Events   Posted: 31/05/2018 16:11:48   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2018
Has the opening time for Registration been established yet?

There doesn't seem to be an e-mail contact on the website for queries and I thought the 2.30pm being quoted is for some of the tr
Topic: Caplecleugh Low Level
Grout1

Forum: North West England   Posted: 24/04/2018 22:21:43   Subject: Caplecleugh Low Level
Nick

Whilst you sorting the collapse out, could you also change the bath water.
It was cold again at Easter https://www.aditnow.co.uk/images/emoticons/thumbdown.gifand I am sure the su
Topic: NAHMO 2017
Grout1

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 27/06/2017 21:55:52   Subject: NAHMO 2017
Congratulations to WCMS and all their helpers in the Deep South.

The great organisation of good mine trips, beer and weather made for a great weekend.

Alan R
Topic: Crossroads Levels, Cwmystwyth
Grout1

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 27/06/2017 16:59:54   Subject: Crossroads Levels, Cwmystwyth
Yep rigged either way, but beware rub points on pitch up from lower entrance.

I believe some of the ropes were put in during the last couple of years.
They were fine back in April, but
Topic: Crossroads Levels, Cwmystwyth
Grout1

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 27/04/2016 14:23:48   Subject: Crossroads Levels, Cwmystwyth
Roy

Digging out would be sensible in long term, but it might need a little thought as the rock is heavily contorted beside the dog leg. If it was possible to align an Armco type tube with t
Topic: Crossroads Levels, Cwmystwyth
Grout1

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 25/04/2016 16:18:28   Subject: Crossroads Levels, Cwmystwyth
Just a caution to anyone planning to do the through trip between the Crossroads/Top adits in the vicinity off Taylor's shaft.

On our visit last Saturday, the Top exit was temporarily blocke
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