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by Canda@CSCC
Wed 10 May 2006 09:16
Forum: BCA
Topic: Wot no BCA discussions
Replies: 26
Views: 84593

Speleology exists and copies are sent in the post so you're probably not on a mailing list for that. The photography is fine (especially No.6, the most recent copy - April) and the articles are scientific* - probably too much for most "normal" people for whom reading and writing is a black art. It i...
by Canda@CSCC
Wed 10 May 2006 07:58
Forum: Council of Southern Caving Clubs
Topic: New Keys Required For CSCC Caves
Replies: 3
Views: 19329

A similar notice is to be published in Descent magazine.

It should also feature on CSCC website News page and (if I remember) on the Descent Noticeboard in due course.
by Canda@CSCC
Sat 06 May 2006 07:16
Forum: BCA
Topic: BCA Training Scheme
Replies: 2
Views: 14896

BCA Training Scheme

I have been asked by an outdoor pursuits provider to make a representation to BCA regarding the Local Cave Leader Scheme. It appears that despite making approaches to five trainer/assessors attempts to progress Level 2 assessment in the Mendip region have stalled.
by Canda@CSCC
Tue 18 Apr 2006 08:17
Forum: National Cave Registry
Topic: Surveys
Replies: 0
Views: 11788

Surveys

Forgive my ignorance about the Cave Registry, but would there be any wisdom in establishing a central collation point for surveys to be deposited by their respective surveyors, authors, clubs etc.? I feel I'm reinventing the wheel as I vaguely recall that something along these lines exists online so...
by Canda@CSCC
Thu 06 Apr 2006 18:34
Forum: Caving
Topic: Caving in Lincolnshire? Or Nottingham?
Replies: 2
Views: 16595

Try UKCaving.com forum - there's loads of cavers from all over the place visiting that site regularly.
by Canda@CSCC
Wed 29 Mar 2006 21:40
Forum: BCA
Topic: Number of Caves and percent covered by access controls
Replies: 4
Views: 21337

Graham M wrote:What I don't know is any definitive listing of the bit between Mendip/Wales & Scotland, though I believe there are some caves there.
... Ah! Forest of Dean - yes, there are some caves there!....
by Canda@CSCC
Tue 28 Mar 2006 19:09
Forum: Devon and Cornwall Underground Council
Topic: 2006 Devon access contact
Replies: 2
Views: 25448

2006 Devon access contact

Any info on contacts for caving trips in Devon region?
by Canda@CSCC
Tue 28 Mar 2006 17:07
Forum: Council of Northern Caving Clubs
Topic: Is there anybody out there?
Replies: 1
Views: 13335

Since cavers are mostly illiterate, wouldn't it have been more accurate for it to say:

"You are not capable of reading this page"?
by Canda@CSCC
Tue 28 Mar 2006 15:33
Forum: Council of Southern Caving Clubs
Topic: CSCC Handbook and Website Updates
Replies: 4
Views: 21854

Sent
by Canda@CSCC
Tue 28 Mar 2006 14:43
Forum: Council of Southern Caving Clubs
Topic: CSCC Handbook and Website Updates
Replies: 4
Views: 21854

Found it! Shall send the details shortly.
by Canda@CSCC
Mon 27 Mar 2006 16:39
Forum: Council of Southern Caving Clubs
Topic: CSCC Handbook and Website Updates
Replies: 4
Views: 21854

FFS looked everywhere but can't find my copy. It's got lots of alterations/updates in it. One day when/if I find it I'll send details to you, Cookie. Meanwhile consider it part of the unexplored world.
by Canda@CSCC
Sun 26 Mar 2006 10:06
Forum: Caving
Topic: Uninformed Bigot
Replies: 2
Views: 13849

I would say that a westerner who visits a war zone with a record for hostage-taking without an armed guard is irresponsible.
by Canda@CSCC
Sun 26 Mar 2006 10:02
Forum: Caving
Topic: Uninformed Bigot
Replies: 2
Views: 13849

It depends on your definition of potholers. If it is:- a) people without helmets or any specialist equipment wandering around lost then YES he is right b) experienced, well-equipped and/or well-trained hazard-aware cavers then he is wrong Kaufman could equally have said "People who go to the beach f...
by Canda@CSCC
Sat 25 Mar 2006 10:10
Forum: BCA
Topic: UK sale of cave formations
Replies: 5
Views: 24078

The NSS are quite hot on this sort of thing, although unlike us, they have the benefit of legislation protecting cave formations. It might be worth a look at their website. Apparently the legislation is limited. See:- http://www.caves.org/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=919&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=0 ...
by Canda@CSCC
Sat 25 Mar 2006 00:08
Forum: BCA
Topic: UK sale of cave formations
Replies: 5
Views: 24078

Item removed from sale: email received this evening - so one successful, one unsuccessful. Copy correspondence below: CORRESPONDENCE ON EBAY RE CAVE FORMATIONS FOR SALE 1) Successful: Dear Trading cave formations (however and whenever they were acquired) creates acceptability in the minds of vandals...