Calendar

May
4
Fri
Mendip Cave Festival @ Priddy
May 4 – May 7 all-day

Four days of caving and fun!

SRT training and demonstrations. Talks from explorers and pioneers of caving. Photography talks and competitions. Family-orientated rambles. Evening entertainment, bar and food.

If you haven’t already done so, register and sign up for led trips.

info@gloucester-speleo.org
May
6
Sun
OFD Columns @ SWCC, Penwyllt
May 6 all-day

An opportunity to visit this impressive cluster of formations. Led parties only.

GSS has a valid OFD II permit. Be at SWCC and ready by 10 am.

info@gloucester-speleo.org
May
14
Mon
SRT training session @ Dean Field Studies centre, Parkend
May 14 @ 19:30 – 22:00
Single Rope Techniques and ropework skills training
Hone your skills or learn new ones
Expert guidance !
Bring a Helmet and Light – it will be dark later and there are no lights on the tower.
And your SRT kit if you have any ….

Please ensure you phone or email Dave Appleing beforehand if you intend to attend

Location at either GCRG depot or Dean Field Study Centre climbing tower

training_officer@gloucester-speleo.org
info@gloucester-speleo.org
May
17
Thu
Social @ Leckhampton Hill
May 17 @ 19:30

Visit the gull caves on Leckhampton Hill, recently described in the GSS Journal.

Many of them can be entered without much difficulty, so bring a helmet and light (and overalls?) if you want. Bring a rope if you want to get into Devil’s Chimney Cave.

Meet at Daisy Bank car park, 7:30 pm.

Can we have a barbecue up there?

info@gloucester-speleo.org
May
20
Sun
Wainfelin Iron Mine
May 20 @ 08:00

Over 1 km of passages with some interesting features – and red, clarty mud! Access yet to be sorted.

Meet at Gloucester, 8 am.

info@gloucester-speleo.org
Jun
1
Fri
NAMHO 2018 Conference @ Dean Field Studies Centre, Parkend
Jun 1 – Jun 3 all-day

Lectures, surface walks, and underground trips suitable for people of all abilities.

Please offer your services, if possible, to help run this event on our doorstep.

info@gloucester-speleo.org
Jun
10
Sun
GCRG training exercise @ Westington Quarry
Jun 10 all-day

Details to be released closer to the event.

info@gloucester-speleo.org
Jun
11
Mon
SRT training session @ Dean Field Studies centre, Parkend
Jun 11 @ 19:30 – 22:00
Single Rope Techniques and ropework skills training
Hone your skills or learn new ones
Expert guidance !
Bring a Helmet and Light – it will be dark later and there are no lights on the tower.
And your SRT kit if you have any ….

Please ensure you phone or email Dave Appleing beforehand if you intend to attend

Location at either GCRG depot or Dean Field Study Centre climbing tower

training_officer@gloucester-speleo.org
info@gloucester-speleo.org
Jun
21
Thu
Social @ Coalpit Heath
Jun 21 @ 19:30

A walk to be led by the South Glos. Mines Research Group.

Meeting place and definite time to be announced later.

info@gloucester-speleo.org
Jun
24
Sun
Sally’s Rift @ Bath
Jun 24 @ 09:00

The most extensive cave in the Cotswolds, 345 m long. A complex network of rifts requiring some exertion (!), climbing and a short ladder pitch.

Meet at Gloucester, 9 am.

info@gloucester-speleo.org

info@gloucester-speleo.org