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Descent (15), November 1970


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Descent (15), November 1970

On a Mountain Called Andy

Pete Livesey has been to the high limestones of British Columbia and reports on the caves he found – in particular, wondering whether a Brit has beaten the North American record.

Tragedy at Keld Head

On 3 October 1970 Alan Erith was diving in Keld Head, but did not return. What happened?

LUSS Push Hard in Notts Pot

Members of Lancaster USS have been pushing hard in Notts Pot and made several interesting extensions.

Happy Wanderers in Yugoslav Record Victory

New discoveries in the Julian Alps.


A report has been sent back from the British team in the Himalayas, which has finally established base camp: ‘To all those of you who thought we’d never make it ... conkers to you, because we have!’

Into Aardvark Land

Pushing onwards in Burgess’ Passage in Lancaster Hole.

USA ... Where Tourist Caves Mean Business

If we think our caves are over-commercialised, what about those on the other side of the pond?

The Penberthy Knot

A new knot has come to the fore in climbing circles, so might it be of use to us cavers?

Cover: Traversing. Artwork: Tony Payne

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  • Binding: Card cover
  • Size: Small format: 16cm x 20cm approx.
  • Pages: 36 inc. cover
  • Publication date: November 1970
  • ISSN: 0046-0036
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