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Entrances

New Entrance

Explorers

Entrance noted CUCC 2001 Olly B, Martin; partial descent 2002 Wookey

Underground Description

Shaft entrance has good flake to rig off. Ledge at -8m then another at -11, now into wider rift. 2 rope protectors required as rock is very sharp. Bottoms at -22m. Choked floor. Can see through to continuation below but not suitable for exploration in shorts + T-shirt so not pushed. Draughts inwards if at all, not strongly.

Equipment

2 hangers, some rope, 2 protectors

References

See 2002 logbook entry (2002-08-05)

Survey

? wookey (grade 2 sketch)

Notes

Marked on Olly's GPS as "RATTLE", owing to the impressive sound on throwing rocks down