This shop uses cookies and other technologies to operate the shopping basket and improve the usability of the Wild Places Publishing website. Continued use of this site indicates your acceptance of our privacy and cookies policy, and our terms and conditions.

Descent (231)
  • Descent (231)
  • Descent (231)
  • Descent (231)

Descent (231)


Descent (231), April 2013

Eight extra pages

Post to
Select from the options above

When you have made your selection, if the item is in stock you will be able to place your order.

  • Secure payment Secure payment
  • Prices include delivery Prices include delivery


Descent (231), April 2013

With eight extra pages

Britain’s Biggest Chamber ...

When The Frozen Deep was discovered on Mendip it set off comparisons with Gaping Gill’s Main Chamber, but calculating volume is not straightforward.

Dan yr Ogof: The Early Days

Two cavers involved in the 1966 breakthroughs that extended Dan yr Ogof here present their memories of this exciting golden age of exploration.

The Expeditions of 2013

The expedition season is upon us, with fourteen groups gaining grants.

Hard Labour ... Chasing the Draughts

Prospecting and digging in Langstrothdale has recorded a new cave.

Beneath the Mountains: A return to Xitu

For five decades British expeditions have returned to the Spanish Picos, seeking depth and connections. David Rose, joint author of the seminal Beneath the Mountains, opens our major coverage of the project with his return to the front after thirty years.

More on the Crossed I

Joe Duxbury investigates a strange letter left by T’owd Man on passage walls.

A Passing Star

We pay tribute to Oliver Wells, a pioneer cave diver of Wookey Hole who has died aged 82.

Gear Review

Lyon Caving Suit

A new oversuit made from ‘Flex-PVC’ is given a rigorous test.

A Brief Visit to Ukraine

In a foreign country, the authorities seem bent on preventing drunken cavers from reaching home.

Cover: Sam Townsend on a recently discovered false floor in Cliffstile Mine. Photo: Rob Eavis

Back cover: Back cover: Pinnacle Chamber (top), The Meanders (inset) and Flabbergasm Oxbow, Dan yr Ogof in South Wales. Photos: Brendan Marris

Postage costs, included in the purchase price, are subsidised by Wild Places Publishing

Click here to subscribe or renew an existing subscription

Product Details

Data sheet

Publication date:
April 2013
Back issues:
In stock

Non-UK orders

If stock is available for all post destinations, selecting any set of options will allow you to place your order immediately.

If stock is limited, for example with a single copy of a second-hand book, it will be assigned to UK stock. If you require posting to an address outside the UK, selecting your options may not allow an order to be placed, even though stock is available. If this is the case, please contact us to enable the options you require.
You might also like

Reference: BIND

Descent binders

Descent binders hold 12 issues plus an index, with multi-buy savings when posted to a UK address.

Price £11.75
Select from the options above
Customers who bought this also bought:
These are 16 products selected at random from the same category

Reference: D036

Descent (36)

Descent (36), March 1977 OUT OF PRINT Check here to see if a second-hand issue is available Not all of our second-hand issues are online, so please ask if you do not find what you are looking for

Price £0.00
Select from the options above

Reference: SUB_EU

Subscription Europe

Descent subscription posted to a European address One year: six issues Two years: twelve issues

Price £54.00
Select from the options above