Aberllyn Anchor Update

I recently popped into Aberllyn to test some of the anchors and replace several that have failed on the easy traverse on floor 3 of the mine (the traverse hanging wall side to the pillar in Cathedral ...

Friday treat…

Have a look at what I’ve managed to get my hands on (big file to download but worth the wait)…....

North Wales Panel Courses; 11th-15th December 2017

This year the North Wales Cave and Mine Leader Trainer/Assessor Panel will be putting on a series of training courses and assessment opportunities for those wanting to work through the LCMLA scheme.&n...

Bwlch y Plwm Plan

The guys at Blue Peris have been hard at it placing anchors in Bwlch y Plwm over the last few months, adding to the pitches I re-bolted several years ago and the clearing Pete, Andy, Mel and co did. S...

More bad anchors in Aberllyn

Last weekend we checked out a few suspect anchors in Aberllyn:  The anchors are not PPE anchors, but do have PPE plate hangers attached to them so it would be easy to assume they are sound. One o...

Fish Caves (Lead Mine) Anchors

For years now the anchors in Fish Caves have been concerning people, some being very wobbly!  As we needed to place the Radon monitors in the mine I decided to have a go at removing and replacing...

December LCMLA Courses Update (N. Wales)

Places on this years North Wales LCMLA Panel courses are being taken up! The 14-15 December Level 2 course is now full, however if there’s interest we can arrange to put on another course the 12...