YUCPC Trip History

Here you can see the list of pretty much all the trips YUCPC members have been on over the years. Members can also submit reports which will hopefully help others to avoid problems or just for some inspiration! Use the filters below to view by year or cave.

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Trips & Reports 2009

Sunday August 30th 2009 Box Mine Members: Chuck Holder,  Gary Douthwaite,  George Bunyan,  Mark Sims,  Matt Ewles,  Nicola Gover,  Richard Gover,  Simon Herrod
Saturday August 29th 2009 Saint Cuthbert's Swallet Members: Alastair Gott,  Catherine Moody,  Chuck Holder,  Laura Bennett,  Nicola Gover,  Simon Herrod

Alastair wrote...

fantastic, but by accident i made laura go through more water than she needed to, woops and that meant i had to do the same horrid bit, tryed to get out of it but i got forced to do it, ewww. got as far as sump one then turned around and went out, lovely cave with the biggest curtains in the uk, thank you YUCPC and BEC (they get everywhere don't you know).

Saturday August 29th 2009 Manor Farm Swallet Members: Gary Douthwaite,  James Begley,  Mark Sims,  Matt Ewles,  Richard Gover
Friday August 28th 2009 Shatter Cave Members: Chuck Holder,  Mark Sims
Friday August 28th 2009 Fernhill Cave Members: Chuck Holder,  Mark Sims
Friday August 28th 2009 Withyhill Cave Members: Gary Douthwaite,  Matt Ewles
Monday August 17th 2009 Vranja Jama Members: Christian Benton,  Chuck Holder,  Hayley Clamp,  Jennie Hill,  Matt Gosling,  Matthijs Bouwman,  Toby Buxton
Monday August 17th 2009 Zelske Jama Members: Alastair Gott,  George Bunyan,  Laura Bennett,  Steve Gilbert
Monday August 17th 2009 Beach Members: Alexander Stelfox,  Andy Tricklebank,  Anna Barnard,  Louise Bell,  Luke Brownbridge
Monday August 17th 2009 Geeky gear shopping via Science museum and the beach Members: Adrian Turner,  Chad B,  Kevin Francis,  Thomas Blakey
Sunday August 16th 2009 Canyoning Members: Andy Tricklebank,  Laura Bennett,  Luke Brownbridge,  Max Spicer,  Nicola Gover,  Richard Gover,  Steve Gilbert

Andy wrote...

Note, whilst the canyoning went uber smoothly, the "5" for faff is due to: 1) Not knowing where we were going. 2) Not knowing whether any of the 'canyons' from the dodgy translation were doable. 3) Not knowing how much gear to take 4) Not knowing whether any gear was needed 5) Driving up a track and grounding the 'black' car numerous times only to decide not to do that canyon. 6) Not taking a watch 7) setting a callout but not changing it following 2hrs of... read more

Luke wrote...

The canyon we did was pretty good in the end (except for the start which is little more than a stream).

Sunday August 16th 2009 Vranja Jama Members: Alastair Gott,  Alexander Stelfox,  Chad B,  Louise Bell
Sunday August 16th 2009 Walking Members: Imogen Shepherd,  Kevin Francis
Sunday August 16th 2009 Horse Riding Members: Adrian Turner,  Anna Barnard,  Christian Benton,  Chuck Holder,  Hayley Clamp,  Jennie Hill,  Matthijs Bouwman,  Toby Buxton
Sunday August 16th 2009 Lake Bled Members: Matt Gosling
Saturday August 15th 2009 Lake Bled Members: Alexander Stelfox,  Chad B,  George Bunyan,  Louise Bell,  Thomas Blakey
Saturday August 15th 2009 Ljubljana By Night Members: Chad B,  George Bunyan,  Thomas Blakey
Saturday August 15th 2009 Climbing at Vipava Members: Andy Tricklebank,  Laura Bennett,  Nicola Gover,  Richard Gover,  Steve Gilbert
Saturday August 15th 2009 Gradisnica Members: Alastair Gott,  Anna Barnard,  Christian Benton,  Chuck Holder,  Toby Buxton
Saturday August 15th 2009 Ljubljana Day Trip Members: Imogen Shepherd,  Kevin Francis,  Max Spicer
Saturday August 15th 2009 Zelske Jama Members: Adrian Turner,  Hayley Clamp,  Jennie Hill,  Luke Brownbridge
Friday August 14th 2009 Gradisnica Members: Alexander Stelfox,  Chad B,  Louise Bell,  Matt Gosling

Matt wrote...

After not getting down this one a few days earlier due to lack of sleep I was fired up for this return to a cave I had passionately wanted to get to the bottom of since learning that we would be going to Slovenia. The Gradisnica entrance pitch is absolutely huge. The rock bridge that crosses the shaft around twenty five meters from the floor, covered in moss and fern, partly obscures the bottom of the pitch yet even this... read more

6 photos by Matt...

Friday August 14th 2009 Zelske Jama Members: Chad B,  George Bunyan,  Thomas Blakey
Friday August 14th 2009 Postojnska Jama Members: Andy Tricklebank,  Imogen Shepherd,  Kevin Francis,  Matthijs Bouwman,  Max Spicer,  Nicola Gover,  Richard Gover,  Steve Gilbert
Friday August 14th 2009 Skojanske Jama Members: Andy Tricklebank,  Imogen Shepherd,  Kevin Francis,  Matthijs Bouwman,  Max Spicer,  Nicola Gover,  Richard Gover,  Steve Gilbert
Friday August 14th 2009 Najdena Jama Members: Anna Barnard,  Ben Scothern,  Chuck Holder,  Jennie Hill,  Toby Buxton
Thursday August 13th 2009 White Water Rafting - River Soca Members: Alastair Gott,  Alexander Stelfox,  Andrew Vick,  Andy Tricklebank,  Anna Barnard,  Catherine Moody,  Christian Benton,  Chuck Holder,  Hayley Clamp,  Jennie Hill,  Laura Bennett,  Louise Bell,  Luke Brownbridge,  Matt Gosling,  Max Spicer,  Steve Gilbert,  Toby Buxton

Alastair wrote...

absolutely brilliant much thanks to matt G for organising this for us

Thursday August 13th 2009 Zelske Jama Members: Chad B,  Nicola Gover,  Richard Gover,  Thomas Blakey
Thursday August 13th 2009 Tkalca Jama Members: Chad B,  Imogen Shepherd,  Kevin Francis,  Nicola Gover,  Richard Gover,  Thomas Blakey
Wednesday August 12th 2009 Lake Bled Members: Adrian Turner,  Alastair Gott,  Andrew Vick,  Andy Tricklebank,  Anna Barnard,  Catherine Moody,  Christian Benton,  Chuck Holder,  Hayley Clamp,  Imogen Shepherd,  Jennie Hill,  Kevin Francis,  Laura Bennett,  Luke Brownbridge,  Mark Sims,  Matt Gosling,  Matthijs Bouwman,  Max Spicer,  Nicola Gover,  Richard Gover,  Steve Gilbert,  Toby Buxton

Catherine wrote...

The Pirate War was brutal!

Alastair wrote...

efficiently late with a good lie in, the lake was lovely as it was briliantly blue, and a good swim across to the monastry.