Balcony Höhle - 59b

Sat 18 Jul 2015

The aim was to rig rift 59b with the hope of entering the large sandy "massive hole". The rift initially started out in the right direction and after some handy points from Anthony I started on the process of dropping multiple Y hangs (rigging guide with survey). Well Anthony and Dan set off to retrieve more rope from further in the cave and take many photos. They conveniently returned when the drill battery ran out after "6 holes" so returned to collect the rope and extra battery after explaining to Dan and Anthony I was close to the bottom and would only be 30 mins. I dropped the last pitch which was longer than expected. Upon reaching the bottom, the rift decided to change direction away from the massive hole I was aiming to enter. It unfortunately continued in the other direction so a return trip would be needed to survey and derig. I returned an hour later to find a cold Dan and Anthony and headed out.

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    2015#05 Balcony, Chamber 90b ['notes2', 'notes1', 'elev2', 'plan2', 'elv2', 'elv1', 'elev1', 'plan1']
    2015#07 Balcony, Nose Rock + Flapjack ['notes2', 'notes1', 'plan2', 'plan1']
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    Balcony - 90b
    surface - Surface stuff around 107/83/laser05
    Balkonhöhle - Balkonhöhle
    Balcony Höhle - 59b