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Descent (168)


Descent (168), October 2002

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Descent (168), October 2002

Gear Review:
Petzl Duo 8-LED Module

The Petzl Duo headlight is well known - now there are three LED modules to join the Duo's traditional halogen bulbs.

A Pot into Aquamole

Read how diving, climbing, radio-location, digging and sheer perseverance have opened up a new Yorkshire cave.

Gear Review:
Testo 405 Digital Draught Meter

Cavers know where to dig; they follow the draught ... But if the draught isnít obvious, try using a Testo.

Of Floods, Frogs and a Connection

Ting! Ting! Ting! went the hammer! Itís amazing what can be achieved by two cavers on expedition - China's the place to be!

Once More unto the Sump

Fancy a classic Mendip round-trip? With some ingenious bailing, Swildon's Mud Sump's open once more - and for good.

The Descent Caption Competition

Who won the Otter Boxes? Check here, just for a laugh.

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Raw sewage piped straight into a cave? Surely not, these days ...

On the Edge

'I somersaulted out of control and became tangled in the two diving lines; any subtle distinction between "serious" and "dangerous" became an immediate blur.' Join Martyn Farr as he watches his diving bubbles go straight down.

Journey Beneath the Centre of the Universe

Tony Jarratt tells how Mendip gave up another of its secrets - and within easy reach of a bar, to boot!

The Saga of Ireby Fell

Three cavers lost on the moors - a tale of woe, in verse.

Cover: Steve Marsh in Ballymaglancy Cave. Photo: Martyn Farr

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  • Size: A4
  • Pages: 40
  • Publication date: October 2002
  • ISSN: 0046-0036
  • Back issues: In stock

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