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Descent (262) June 2018


Descent (262), June 2018

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Descent (262), June 2018

The Descent Competition

Protecting Diggers

Try your hand at our competition; it’s easy enough, with five prizes to win.

Cave Science


Passages ... So many forms, so many types – but what’s the difference?

Hot Dog Days

Being invited to join Project Morpheus, cave diving in Croatia, is one thing – but having to learn to dive first is another!

Caverns of the Mind

Frank Pearson is undertaking cave exploration of a different nature: in the mists of history, how did caves figure in literature and imagination?

A Foot in Both Camps

We know the media understands caving poorly, creating a story where none exist. Was it always so? Sid Perou thinks so.

Beneath the Hollow Mountain

Imperial College cavers have been pushing hard in Slovenia’s Sistem Migovec. It’s time for a five-year round-up of the results.

Chasing the Zawn Lead Lode

The Carbis Bay Crew show that discoveries can still be made in abandoned and forgotten Cornish mines.

A Return to Lechuguilla

After twelve years, Tim Fogg has returned to Lechuguilla Cave to help make another film.

Write it down!

A Well-earned Rest

It’s unwise to make assumptions in caving – to do so, thinking you might have an easy time of things, can lead to a seriously long trip.

Cover:  Lucy Greenwood in Bluewater Cave, the Philippines. Photo: Stu Gardiner

Back cover:  Alex Anderson in Hagg Gill Pot in the Yorkshire Dales, a cave found 30 years ago. Photo: Bill Nix

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  • Size: A4
  • Pages: 40
  • Publication date: June 2018
  • ISSN: 0046-0036
  • Back issues: In stock
  • Postage: Included
  • Stock no: d262