North Wales Mines Inspections Website

Here you’ll find any updates to the mines within the LCMLA scheme. The website doesn’t replace the need to hold the most recent mine reports however serves as a mechanism to report any cha...

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 ...

Petzls Coeur Pulse removable anchor

Last year Petzl introduced a new anchor to the market; the removable Coeur Pulse.  This expansion anchor can be installed but then removed leaving nothing but the drilled hole, so clearly has the...

Tyrolean Training Day, Jan 2019

Here’s some photos and data from the Tyrolean training day from this week, January 2019. Get in touch if you’d like to attend a similar day, these can be arranged on request providing ther...

Friday treat…

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

Drop tests on SRT foot loop lanyard

For some time now, and for those of us sad enough, there’s been over a beer debate about what sort of lanyard should be used (if any) to connect a hand jammer to a harness in caving SRT. So, spu...

Tyrolean for Groups Training (21st January 2019)

  Course Cost: £75 Number of Places: 2 UPDATE: This course is confirmed and running on the 21st of January 2019 This would be a full days training based in North Wales with a theoretical session...