Descent (32), September 1975...
Descent (32), September 1975
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Some routine photography led to the discovery of a new cave in sea cliffs at Portland: Blacknor Hole.
Part three of a continuing series covers rope types and the latest results of tests.
John Letheren records the principal caving areas in the USSR, of which 40% is designated limestone.
An aven climb yields an unexpected reward.
Financial support is being withdrawn from the National Caving Centre at Whernside Manor – help is needed to safeguard this resource.
Planning sorts out the best caves to tackle in Matienzo in Spain.
The NCA reports back to cavers.
Nick Reckert covers bolts and their uses for safer SRT.
David Judson’s discussion piece was a personal one – until it was adopted by BCRA as policy.
Several expeditions are aimed at the caves of PNG.
Cover: Rescuing an injured caver from Ariel Tunnel on Portland. Photo: Reg Vincent