Nick Thorne (Fitzwilliam, 1976-79, Committee 1976-77, Secretary 1977-78, President 1978-79)
started caving with the Bristol Exploration Club before coming up to Cambridge, so was rapidly integrated into club activities. Soon joined several other CUCC members in joining the Northern Pennine Club

Came on the 1977, 78, 79 and 80 expeditions and played a major part in the exploration of Eislufthöhle (-506m) including the bottoming trip of 1979.

Photo © A.E.R.Waddington, 1978