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...

Play with the camera

Had a little play this week with the camera and remote flashes, with some mixed success. Fancy little iPhone app allows you to trigger the camera remotely. Still trying to figure this underground phot...

Mine to Cave Transfer Training, 23rd July 2018

I’m running a mine to cave transfer training day on the 23rd of July.  This one days training is suitable for those who’ve completed their Level 1 Mine Leader Training and my be inter...

Static and Dynamic tests on Petzl Rig (by Petzl)

For those using Petzl Rigs in Tyrolleans (and other applications!) the following set of recent tests by Petzl on a range of different ropes (looks like American tests and ropes) may be of interest. Sh...

Knots

Just found this on Petzls website: https://www.petzl.com/GB/en/Sport/Knots?ActivityName=Caving  Pretty much covers the knots you’d need as a Level 1 or Level 2 Cave/Mine Leader  ...