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Descent (96), October 1990

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Descent (96), October 1990


High Trikora

Kev Senior has returned from an expedition to the equatorial alpine karst of Irian Jaya.


Viewpoint:
Explosives and the Caver

Nick Williams, in a follow-up to last issue’s report on explosives regulations, adds his thoughts and misgivings.


The Hole Story

Iain Barker takes a close look at Eldon Hole and what might lie beyond the main chamber.


Reyfad Pot

Reyfad: Ireland’s deepest and perhaps longest cave. John Kelly looks at the survey and hydrology.


The Leakey Tapes

The fourth and final part of an interview with Robert Leakey, in which he remembers some early cave rescues.


Gear Review

Bombpruf and Tufftex tackle bags and gear bags on test.


A Cautionary Tale

John Beck reports what happens if you catch Weil’s disease. Take care down there!


Movements Under Llangattock

The design and manufacture of a new style ladder for use in Daren Cilau.


Helpline:
SRT Ropes

How best to store them; how long to keep them.


Cover: Roo Walters on the First Pitch, Gua Aleya, Irian Jaya. Photo: Kev Senior


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  • Size: A4
  • Pages: 40
  • Publication date: October 1990
  • ISSN: 0046-0036
  • Back issues: In stock