Category Archives: Caving

Carn á Mhaim and the Wondrous Eco-Friendly Toilet

Carn á Mhaim is a fine mountain. And there’s a fine rest room, in the middle of nowhere, at its feet . . . Continue reading

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Helvellyn with Ghosts (Part 2: The Waterfall)

IT’S December 1981. Two young men dig deep into the snow at an altitude of 2,000ft on England’s third-highest mountain. Six feet down they strike wet scree. The air is so cold that the scree freezes as they dig – … Continue reading

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