Surface Prospecting - Useful Walkies

Thu 19 Jul 2007
Julia Bradshaw

Thought I'd make myself useful by re-tagging and photoing some entrances. First stop was Skinny Festerers, which has now been tagged with its kataster number 244. We also photoed the entrance. Would make a reasonable shitting grike for those who don't mind a slightly longer walk.

Further down the backside of the Hinter we GPSed a small hole at the foot of a cliff. Body-sized entrance led to a small chamber with a too-tight rift and a choked shaft. Not long enough to be a proper cave. Possibility that this is something previously noted by Dunks. Yep. GPS confirms that we re-found 2002-x09.

Getting a bit out of sequence here, forgot to say that we tried and failed to find 247, had a hunt where the GPS said it was but no luck. Will study the entrance photo and try again.

Found and photoed 2003-01, which doesn't seem to have been allocated a kataster number yet, not sure why. 248 has now been tagged as such and photoed. Wen to Rock'n'Roll Hoehle and photoed the entrance. Found a tagged marked 2001-04B, not 239. No knowing that the A and B entrances are in the same shakehole we assumed that the nearest large hole was 239A. In fact this is probably 2003-X16, Earl and Becka's cave 7.

Went and hid in the shade of the bridge for a bit then walked to 242 and took pics. Anthony set off in search of a hole near 204D that needed re-tagging then changed his mind. On the way down the hill he put the correct tag on Artischokenhoehle. All photos (with notes) on computer under photos/Julia.

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    2007#16 ['notes2', 'notes1', 'notes3', 'elev', 'plan']
    2007#17 ['notes4', 'notes2', 'notes6', 'notes1', 'elev2', 'elev3', 'notes3', 'plan2', '…
Logbook trips on this date:
    Surface Prospecting - Surface messing
    Surface Prospecting - Useful Walkies
    161 - 161d
    204 - The 11 second rattle story
    204 - Slimy Sludge Chute
    204 - Rigging down to Fat worm blows a Sparky
    204 - Razor Dance