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Posted: 26/06/2014 18:23:08
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Hi Guys

Just planning our week in Aug with mine dives and have seen on the map that Minllyn is VERY close to where we are staying as i can see from the photos that there is water in there can anybody tell me what the logistics of a dive in there
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Posted: 26/06/2014 18:37:56
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Think this has come up before...
www.aditnow.co.uk/community/viewtopic.aspx?t=8628
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Posted: 26/06/2014 18:44:39
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Thanks for the link i knew we had discussed before but couldn't find the link, any more info will also go down wellRoll Eyes IP: 2.103.84.208
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Posted: 26/06/2014 23:28:23
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I recall being very surprised to find an otter staring back at me from the far side of the pool. IP: 81.103.213.148
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Posted: 29/06/2014 16:13:19
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Is there anybody that can send us a google image with a arrow on so we know which Adit has the water in and where we can parkWink IP: 2.103.84.208
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Posted: 30/06/2014 08:00:46
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I am hopeless with google maps and don't know how to put an arrow there.

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Dead centre of the picture is a shadow - the adit is in there. Directly to the right you will see a ruined building, you walk up the hill/footpath and go right past this. in front of you is a tunnel (short) carrying a stream though (drainage) go through this to reach the quarry where the entrance is (the shadow). There is only one entrance in there and it is a very small quarry. Water level at the entrance will be between knee depth and thigh depth.

Here is the best place to park;

[web link]

The sandy "square" in the middle is also by the footpath you need to take to "snake" up the hill to the ruined building and entrance.

Enjoy and have fun Smile

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Posted: 30/06/2014 12:21:42
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Thank you so much just to clarify that is the correct one to do a dive ?

It looks about 350 meters is that about right ?
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Posted: 30/06/2014 13:24:27
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It is the correct one to dive, I don't know about 350 metres - I assume you mean from the entrance to the dive chamber? (if you do, yes it is about that and the chamber is on the left when you reach the first fork).

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Posted: 30/06/2014 18:06:26
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Usefull but i actually meant walk from the vehicle ?

You really have been a BIG help thanks :thumbsupRoll Eyes
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Posted: 30/06/2014 18:24:26
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Your best bet is probably just to park at the small industrial estate at the bottom of the incline & have a quick dash up to have a look for yourself. If you don't faff around & aren't carrying kit its an hour of your life plus however long you spend talking at the lake. IP: 82.145.222.161
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Posted: 30/06/2014 18:40:13
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nice oneWink sounds like upper dinas that takes us a hour with our kit... Cheers IP: 2.103.84.208
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Posted: 30/06/2014 18:45:59
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I'd probably stress that its an hour if you're a fit hillwalker & not carrying kit. It is a relatively steep incline & quite a sizeable one.

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Posted: 30/06/2014 18:48:26
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Aye, i've walked to Upper Dinas and the walk up to Minllyn is considerably steeper and rougher. IP: 81.103.213.148
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Posted: 02/07/2014 12:44:05
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Thanks for all the info guys, we will be doing a dive there 20/21 or 22ng Aug dont know exactly which days yet so if there are any body that wants a day out be our guestSmileSmileSmileSmile IP: 2.103.84.208
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